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WEEK of  23 December 2009 


UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
 
Jan. 7, 2010
Undergraduate Meeting
 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 14, 2010
Priorities & Procedures
 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 28, 2010
Graduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.




CLINICAL BROWN BAG (Tess Clifford)

Brown Bags will be held on Mondays from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in the Conference Room (Humphrey 228). [Pizza at cost of $2/slice will be available] 

Jan. 11, 2010 -Dr. Katharine Buell       
 Case Conceptualization Using the Child Case from the 2009 Oral Comprehensive Exam
Jan. 25, 2010 - Dr. Meredith Chivers
[NOTE: Location - Humphrey 132]
 Gender Differences In Sexual Response 



     

    DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSING DECEMBER 23RD (Theresa Brennan)
    The Department will be closing for the Holiday Season at 4:30 p.m. on December 23, 2009. We will re-open on Monday, January 4, 2010.

    WHMIS TRAINING SESSIONS
    The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires that all employees, or supervisors of employees, who work with or who are in the proximity of chemicals receive WHMIS Training. The courses will be held in the Faculty and Staff Learning Facility, Macintosh Corry, Room B176, Lecture Theatre. You must have Queen's Netid to access the on-line quiz. For those people who do not have a Netid, a hard copy quiz will be available. The quiz will be marked and certificates issued upon successful completion. The course dates are:
    Tuesday, January 12, 2010 (1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
    Thursday, February 11, 2010 (1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
    Wednesday, March 10, 2010 (9:00 am - 11:30 am)

    you may register for this course by going to http://www.safety.queensu.ca/courses/whmis.htm

    COPYRIGHT LAW AND ONLINE COURSE READINGS
    Please see the attached bulletin from Patrick Deane, Vice-Principal (Academic) regarding Access Copyright and online course reading lists. For more information please go to websites at http://www.queensu.ca/copyright/fairdealing.html and http://library.queensu.ca/help/coursereadings.

    CAREER SCIENTIST AWARDS
    The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2010 Open Provincial Competition for Career Scientist Awards.  Please visit the Research Unit webpage for more details. http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/ministry/research/ (Click on Career Scientist Competition on the left)
    For more information, please contact:  Christy Pentland,  Tel: 416-326-0289  Email: Christy.Pentland@ontario.ca

      ****DOCTORAL STUDENTS ONLY****
    The Graduate Dean's Travel Grants for Doctoral Field Research are available to contribute to the support of field research that is central to the doctoral dissertation and that must be carried out at a considerable distance from Queen's University.  Applications to attend conferences, workshops or courses will not be supported under this program.  The maximum single award is $3000 and the maximum that a student may receive during the doctoral program is $3000.   Students must complete their Comprehensive Examination requirement before taking up the Graduate Dean's Doctoral Field Travel Award.  If this is applicable to you, please see complete information and application attachedApplications are due in Graduate Office (H227) by January 18, 2010. 

    SCHOLARS' EXCHANGE PROGRAM
    China-Canada Scholars' Exchange Program (CCSEP) for 2010-11. Under the auspices of the CCSEP, with the China Scholarship Council  acting as the executive agency, and in partnership with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT), a number of awards are offered to Canadian academics and students who wish to study and/or do research in subject areas related to China in a select list of Chinese institutions. The following groups are eligible to apply: Faculty members, students enrolled in graduate programs and holders of Bachelor's degrees.  Complete program information, as well as the application form and list of Chinese institutions admitting international students under the CCSEP, may be found on the website of the Education Office of the Chinese Embassy in Canada:
    http://www.chineseeducation.ca/htmls/edu/17.html   The deadline for applications is February 28, 2010.   

    CONFERENCES/SEMINARS

    CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - ATSA CONFERENCE 2010.  29th Annual Research and Treatment Conference, October 20-23, 2010 Phoenix, Arizona.  Submit online by  February 27th.  Website: www.atsa.com

    CALL FOR PAPERS - SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY , University of Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador  5-7 January 2010.     http://www.SustainabilityConference.com    

    SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TECHNOLOGY, KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIETY     
    Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 15-17 January 2010.      http://www.Technology-Conference.com


    JOBS AVAILABLE
    The Department of Psychology at Bishop's University in Sherbrooke, Quebec invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair  (in Psychological Health and Wellbeing).  Applications will be reviewed starting 22 February 2010. Please see attachment for further details.



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