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Queen's University


WEEK of  25 February 2011

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

April 11 2011
10 a.m.                
PhD Oral. Annie Hsieh  Pain Communication in Ethnic Concordant and Discordant Dyads. Supervisor: Dr. Dean Tripp. External Examiner: Dr. Patrick McGrath, Dalhousie University.

(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

March 3, 2011 Clinical Meeting 1:30 p.m.
March 3, 2011 Undergraduate Committee Meeting 3:00 p.m.
March 17, 2011 Departmental Meeting 3:00 p.m.

The Undergraduate Student Summer Research Program (USSRP) provides an opportunity for continuing undergraduate students at Queen's to develop their research skills under the guidance of a faculty researcher. Application deadline is March 15, 2011.For further information and application form please go to website:

APS 23rd Annual Convention.In the Name of Science. Washington, DC, May 25-29, 2011  .  Please visit website for further information:

Department of Philosophy Colloquium Series presents Thursday, March 3, 2011, Watson Hall, Room 517 at 4:30 p.m. Christine Overall (Queen's University). Transgender, Cisgender, and Aspirational Identity.

Psychology Distinguished Lecture Series
Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 2:30 p.m. Miller Hall, Room 201 .Professor Nathan A. Fox,Department of Human Development, Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland.  Title: The effects of severe psychosocial deprivation on brain and behavior: Recent findings from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project. 

2011 Brockington Visitorship Lecture.  Dr. Nick Lane, University College London.  Life in the Universe: Chance or Necessity? Wednesday, 23 March at 7:30 p.m. Grant Hall.

Ontario Brain Institute. Talk and Listen with Dr. Don Stuss.  March 2, 2011, University Club at 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., 3:30 pm to 5:00 p.m.  These meetings are open to all interested in OBI.   RSVP:

Biology Seminar.  Brendan Battersby, Group Leader, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki will speak on An intracelluar genetic tug-of-war: lessons from mice and humans. Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 11:30 p.m. Room 3110, Biosciences Complex.

CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers.  April 16th, 2011, Toronto, Ontario. See attached for further information.

 W. Edmund Clark Distinguished Lecture - Sponsored by The Department of Economics and The School of Policy Studies. Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. Kinesiology 100.   Fiscal Policy after the Great Recession. Alberto Alesina, Professor of Economics, Harvard University.
Lost at School - Helping the behaviourally challenged student succeed.Ross W. Greene, Ph.D. Wednesday, March 30, 2011. The Living Arts Centre. To register please go to website: and click on "e-register".

Workshop - Intermediate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques: Building on the Fundamentals.
A two-day course with Michela David, Ph.D.,C.Psych., April 14 and 15, 2011.  See attached for course information.    Registration form attached.

2nd Summer Institute in Cultural Neuroscience July 18-29, University of Michigan.
Cultural Neuroscience. Application deadline March 15, 2011.Apply online at .  Contact Natalie Dushane for further information.

The QVCL is currently looking for Volunteer Lab Assistants, ideally one or two 2nd or 3rd year PSYC students who are enthusiastic about Cognitive Psychology and want to learn more about Vision Research. The position would mainly involve data collection for the rest of the term, with the potential to continue on in the lab for either the summer or the fall. We're looking for a commitment of 6-10 hours/week, but the timings are flexible based on the study itself. If anyone is interested, do drop me an email at <> with your resume, overall grade average, any additional computer / design skills you may have, and why you think you'd be a good fit for our lab. If you'd like more information about our research, feel free to contact me, look around our website or drop by our lab at Craine 204.

Health Canada is looking for recent or soon-to-be graduates  from a masters or a Doctoral program to staff various positions in Health Products and Food Branch.  Please see attached for further details.

Health Canada (Undergraduate Students) is looking for recent or soon-to-be graduates with a bachelor degrees to staff various entry-level positions in Health Products and Food Branch.  Please see attached for further information.

Wilfrid Laurier University - Psychology Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Behavioural Neuroscience/Health Sciences at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2011, subject to budgetary approval.  Further information  please see attached.

Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a one-year, limited-term appointment in social psychology at the Assistant professor or lecturer level beginning July 1, 2011, subject to budgetary approval. Further information available from website: or contact Dr. Roelof Eikelboom, Chair, Department of Psychology.

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