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WEEK OF December 20, 2013

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted).


December 19, 2013

Time:  1:00pm

Joanna Sue, Ph.D. Oral. Supervisor: Dr. Wendy Craig.

Relationships Matter: An Examination of a School-Based Intergenerational Mentoring Program.


January 21, 2014

Time:  9:30am

Stephanie Boyer, Ph.D. Oral. Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Pukall.

Psychosocial aspects of health care experiences in women with vulvovaginal pain: Patient and physician perspectives.

The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to call for applications for the 2014 Henry Mandelbaum Graduate Fellowship. Established in 2011 by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations to honour their retired Executive Director, the fellowship is awarded to a full-time graduate student at a publicly-assisted Ontario University who has demonstrated academic excellence, shows exceptional academic promise, and has provided significant community service in his/her university career. Financial needs of students may be a selection factor. The successful candidate will be expected to produce and deliver a paper within one year of receiving the award to the OCUFA Board on a topic related to or resulting from his/her thesis or dissertation research. Amount: $5,000.00. Deadline for applications: April 4, 2014. Applications are sent directly to OCUFA by mail. For guidelines, applications forms please visit: Information and inquiries: kwheeler@ocufa.on.   



The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) Research Special Interest Group (RSIG) is inviting proposals for presentations and posters for its annual research conference, to be held Friday, April 11th, 2014 at the Ambassador Conference Resort, Kingston, Ontario. RSIG was formed to provide an opportunity for researchers, professionals, and other interested individuals, working in the field of developmental disabilities to exchange research, ideas, resources, and concerns. We welcome research from all disciplines and areas of research related to developmental disabilities. We accept both quantitative and qualitative research.We are excited to be able to offer on-line submissions this year. The deadline for abstract submissions is January 17th, 2014. In order to submit an abstract for either a poster presentation or oral presentation, please go to:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills: Leading Collaborative and Effective Therapy Groups February 6 & 7, 2014, Kingston, ON with Michela David, Ph.D., C. Psych. This course emphasizes CBT skills for effective groups, including: the benefits of group CBT; group selection, safety and set-up; tips for agenda and goal setting; using Socratic dialogue and other methods to enhance the group process; using common CBT tools in a group; capturing client strengths and resilience; and common therapist errors in CBT group settings.  For brochure and registration form please visit  

2014 Sexuality Pre Conference - Society for Personality & Social Psychology Annual Meeting - February 2014. Talks will cover a wide range of topics, including sexual orientation, HIV and behavioural change, sexuality and stigma, as well as sexuality research from endocrinological and evolutionary perspectives. There will also be a roundtable discussion and a sex data blitz! Space is limited, so register soon!  To learn more, register or sign up for the data blitz, please visit the pre-conference website:

Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Distinguished Lecture Series 2013/2014:

Talks are scheduled between 2:30-4:30pm in BIOSCI 1103 and will be followed by refreshments in the Psychology Department Lounge, Craine 214. Details regarding each speaker and their lecture will be posted on the Department website:


The Department of Psychology at MacEwan Universityinvites applications for a continuing position at the Assistant Professor level commencing July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, a statement of teaching interests and experience, a statement of research interests, samples of research productivity, and graduate transcripts. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted under separate cover. For further information, contact the department chair, Dr. Melike Schalomon, at

The Department of Psychology at St. Francis Xavier Universityis seeking applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. A summary of teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and an outline of current and future research plans should accompany the letter of application and CV.  This position is subject to budgetary approval.  Consideration of applications will begin January 20, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  The position begins July 1, 2014. A curriculum vitae, letter of application, teaching and research summaries, and three letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Tara Callaghan, Chair, Department of Psychology, St. Francis Xavier University, P.O. Box 5000, Antigonish, N.S., B2G 2W5.  Phone (902) 867-3926; Fax (902) 867-5189; e-mail: 

McMaster University, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin on July 1, 2014. The position is in the area of human social neuroscience. Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position should be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Patrick Bennett ( For more information please click here.

University of Regina, Luther College
invites applications for a two-year term position in Psychology at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have a Ph.D. completed or near completion in Clinical or Applied Psychology and be able to teach introductory psychology, personality psychology, and abnormal psychology. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2014. For more information please click here.


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