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Queen's University

WEEK of 20 February 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

February 25, 2009
Support Staff Meeting
9:00 a.m.
March 5, 2009
Clinical Meeting (D. Flint)
2:00 p.m.
March 5, 2009
Undergraduate Meeting
3:30 p.m.
March 12, 2009
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:30 p.m.
March 19, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
 3:30 p.m.
 March 26, 2009
 Graduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.

UPCOMING ORALS (held in Humphrey Hall Room 228 unless otherwise noted)
March 3, 2009, 9:00 a.m.   Hyunmo Pang, MSc   Two-digit Number Comparison: Digit Similarity Effect on Reaction Time in Two-digit Number Comparison.  Supervisor: Doug Mewhort. External Examiner: Christopher Ferrall, Department of Economics.

THANK YOU (David Murray)
Professor Emeritus David Murray sends his deepest gratitude for all the support and sympathy he received respecting Esther's recent passing. He was really moved to see how many people from the Department came to the funeral.

Open House, Friday, February 27, 2009, Craine Lounge C214 beginning at 9:00 a.m. with a few words from the Program Chairs. Light refreshments will be served.

The School of Graduate Studies is seeking nominations for the 2009 Awards for Excellence in Graduate Supervision.  A description of the award, the adjudication process and a nomination form is attached.  Deadline for receipt of complete nomination packages is Friday, MAY 1st, 2009.

Please join PARTEQ and members of the Government of Canada, for a significant funding announcement relating to PARTEQ Inovations, Friday, February 27 at 10:30 a.m. Atrium, Biosciences Complex, Queen's University.  Everyone welcome!

Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment Workshop -Differential Diagnosis of the Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome & Misdiagnosis of Cognitive Impairment in Brain Injury Litigation. May 15, 2009. For further information please see attachment.

Wenesday, February 25 at noon in Humphrey 223.  Speaker Quan Lam.  Topic TBA.

"Bags, breasts, and lots of little cells:Visual search gets real". Jeremy M. Wolfe, Professor Ophthalmology, Brigham & Women's Hospital &Harvard Medical School. Friday, February 27 at 2:30 p.m., Biosciences Room 1102.

Studies in National and International Development (SNID), upcoming talks:
Ali Kazimi, Award-winning filmaker based in Toronto will give a presentation on filmography, Tuesday,February 24 at Watson Hall, Room 217, 2:30 p.m.Haroon Akram-Lodhi,"The Agrarian Question in Northern Pakistan: Why Gender Matters", Thursday, February 26th, Mac-Corry, Room B204, 1:00 p.m.  Everyone welcome.

Physiology Seminar presented by Rebecca Cheung and Amanda Vanderlee, Department of Physiology, Queen's University will speak on Wnt5a-Interaction with Ror2 Stimulates Villin Expression via an ERK1/2-.  Amanda Vanderlee: dependent Mechanism in Intestinal Epithelial Cells. The Calcium Sensing Receptor Mediates Reciprocal Regulation of E-Cadherin and SHP2 in Colonic Epithelial Carcinoma Cells. Monday, February 23, 2009, 11:30 a.m., Room 449 Botterell Hall.

Canadian Forces are in need of professional help coping with increased mental health issues including the psychological effects of war. Please contact Alexandra da Costa by phone or by email to discuss this opportunity.  Email:  Phone: 877-225-4264, ext. 227. Flyer attached.

INVITATION(David Murray)
Psychologist's Poetry Gives New View to Traditional Themes. You are cordially invited to the launching of the book "Surface Tension and Other Poems", David J. Murray, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Novel Idea, 156 Princess Street on Thursday, February 26th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.






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