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Queen's University


WEEK of  22 DECEMBER 2011


Closed for holiday - The Psychology department will be closed starting at 4:30pm on Thursday, December 22 through to 8:30 am on Tuesday, January 3.  We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!

Queen's Postal Services - There will be limited mail service on Wednesday, December 28th and Thursday, December 29th.  Mail can be picked up at Queen's Postal Services located at 115 Barrack Street between 9:00 am and 12:00pm on these days.

Thank you!  From all the support staff to all of the Faculty who contributed to our holiday bonus.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated!


(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

January 12, 2012 Priorities & Procedures Meeting 3:00p.m.
January 19, 2012 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.
January 26, 2012 Graduate Committee Meeting 3:00p.m.

In 2012, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada will be awarding 2 scholarships in the amount of $2,500, to female Canadian citizens currently enrolled in and pursuing a Ph.D. program, in any discipline of study. The application form is online at in the "Foundation--Foundation of Canada" section of the website. Applications and all relevant materials must be sent directly to the Scholarship Committee at the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada (contact information available on the website), by MARCH 15, 2012.  


The deadline to submit complete application packages to the School of Graduate Studies is Thursday, January 12, 2012. Women's Health Scholars Awards, 2012-2013 - Announcements, Renewal and Application in both English and French. These documents are also available on the website: Autism Scholars Awards, 2012-2013 - The Autism Scholars Awards will not be offered in 2012-2013. The Awards Program will be reinstated once the earnings on the award endowment are restored to an appropriate level. Link to website:

Offers its 2012 Peace Fellowship in the amount of $4,000 for a deserving graduate student at any Canadian university, or for a deserving Canadian graduate student at any foreign university, whose research is consistent with the mission, goals and values of Peace Now. For more information, click here.

Eligible candidates must have completed an accredited training program at the doctoral or post-doctoral level in the mental health field.  In addition, they must have demonstrated a high level of skill and commitment to clinical and academic psychiatry or psychology.  For 2012, two one-year fellowship positions are available.  Deadline for applications is February 1, 2012.  For more information, click here.

University of Guelph - Sex in 3D: Dialogue, Diversity, and Determinants of Sexual Health. Request for Proposals, present your latest and best at the 34th annual Guelph Sexuality Conference, Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1, 2012. Submission deadline date: January 6, 2012. Visit for submission forms and conference information.

Center For Culture, Mind and The Brain, University of Michigan, Summer Institute Cultural Neuroscience, 3rd Summer Institute In Cultural Neuroscience, July 9 - 20, 2012.  For application form and information, click here.

Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - Workshop on Thursday, January 12 & Friday, January 13, 2012 at the Hellenic Meeting and Reception Centre, Ottawa, Ontario.  For details click here.

Ontario Ethology, Ecology and Evolution Colloquium (OE3C 2012 formerly OEEC) is being hosted by McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario on May 11th - 13th, 2012.  Online registration will be available via the conference website: beginning January 23, 2012.  All abstracts must be submitted by April 6, 2012.

The Ontario Psychiatic Association (OPA) 2012 Annual Conference is being held on March 30 & 31, 2012 at The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Ontario.  Abstract submission for the Conference sessions in a workshop, symposium, panel discussion and video presentation formats is now closed.  Poster submissions will be accepted up to January 30, 2012. For details visit the conference website:

3rd International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology (ICEEPSY 2012) will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on October 10 - 13, 2012. ICEEPSY 2012 full text papers (oral presented, virtual/online presented & poster presented) will be published by Journal - ISSN: 1877-0428 (ELSEVIER) and will be indexed again by ScienceDirect, Scopus, & Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI, Web of Science). For details visit website: To register during Early Registration Period, send your abstract as soon as possible to:

University of Vienna, Department of Cognitive Biology- website: -Two PhD 3-year fully paid positions in Cognitive Biology. Application deadline is December 31st, 2011. Planned interview dates are in mid/end January 2012. Planned starting date is March 1st, 2012. One postion is supervised by Professor Thomas Bugnyar and Dr. Christine Schwab. Click here for details. The other position is supervised by Professor Tecumseh Fitch. Click here for details.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital- website: Clinical Neuropsychologist position, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team - Outpatient, regular part-time (0.6 FTE). Click here for details.


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