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WEEK of 27 February 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

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.

2010 HONORARY DEGREES
Arts and Science are inviting nominations for the award of honorary degrees at the University's 2010 convocations. If anyone is interested in nominating someone, please contact Kevin Munhall, Acting Head, Department of Psychology. Website: http://www.queensu.ca/secretariat/HDform.html

PRINCIPAL'S DEVELOPMENT FUND 2009-2010
International Programs. Full guidelines and application forms (including budget forms) are available on the website of the Principal's Office under "Funding Initiatives". Please visit: http://www.queensu.ca/principal/funding.html .  Faculty members are invited to submit an application and budget to the Dean of their faculty by April 24. Applications will be considered for visits during the 2009/10 academic year. Funding decisions will be announced in June.

HEADSHIP RE-APPOINTMENT IN WOMEN'S STUDIES

Principal Tom Williams and Dean Alistair MacLean  are pleased to announce that Dr. Beverley Baines has been re-appointed as Head of the Department of Women’s Studies for the period January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2011.A more detailed announcement may be read at http://www.queensu.ca/artsci/appt/head.html

EDUROAM (Davin Carlson)

This service is available to students, researchers, faculty and staff. Queen's has recently become a member university of eduroam (EDUcationROAMing), a wireless network service that allows students, researchers,staff and faculty from Canadian educational institutions to securely access the internet while visiting other member universities, withoutthe need to obtain a guest account. Users simply use their credentials  from their home institution and they're granted access.
For full story go to:  http://www.queensu.ca/psychology/Internal/PSYC-Technical-Support/TechNews.html

NEW PRINTER
A new printer is available for purchase from the shop. HP LaserJet P1006 Laser Printer, USB connection, 17 pages per min. Price:$86.86  Contact the Electronics shop for details.

SWAP STUDENT WARDS
Women and Psychology. SWAP will offer a $500.00 student paper award this year. To be eligible the paper must have been submitted to the 2009 Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.  Further details attached.

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES
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.

SOCIAL-PERSONALITY AREA BROWN BAGS

Wednesday, March 4, Humphrey 223, 12 noon. Speaker: Meghan Norris. Topic: "Free Samples and the Reciprocity Norm" .

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE/PROSEMINAR SERIES
David J.A. Dozois, Ph.D.,University of Western Ontario, Friday, March 13 at 2:30 p.m. Biosciences Room 1102. "Cognitive Structure as a Vulnerability Factor for Depression: Sensitivity, Specificity, Stability and Modifiability via Cognitive Therapy".

Daniel Keating, PhD,
University of Michigan. Friday, March 20, 2009, 2:30 p.m. Biosciences Complex Lecture Hall Room 1102. "From Developmental Mechanisms to Social Disparities: Process, Person, and Populaton Approaches".

SEMINARS/TALKS
Monday, March 2, 2009.
"Linking discipline-based research and teaching through mainstreaming undergraduate research and inquiry: A talk and discussion with Mick Healey.  11:30 a.m., Beamish Munro-Hall ILC Room 313A and B.  Lunch will be provided.  Sign up by emailing Lauren Sharpe at sharpel@queensu.ca

Workplace Harassment, Incivility and Bullying. Jana Raver and E. Marie Shantz Faculty Fellow of Organizational Behaviour, Queen's School of Business,Thursday, March 5 at 12 noon. Policy Studies Building, Room 145 .

Biology Seminar schedule for 2008/09 can be viewed at http://biology.queensu.ca/seminars/dss.html.  

Physiology Seminar  presented by  SHRIRAM VENKATARAMANA AND LIAN SZABO Department of Physiology Queen's University will speak on Mediators of neural damage in intestinal inflammationMARCH 2, 2009 11:30 a.m. Room 449, Botterell HallQueen's University Events Calendar:  http://eventscalendar.queensu.ca/cal/showMain.rdo

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Third Annual Undergraduate Research Conference,March 5-6, 2009, Queen's University, Stauffer Library.  Further information website: http://www.iatq.ca/conference.html

International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, July 24 - 26, Vancouver, B.C.  Early registration ends May 1st, 2009.  For information contact Steve Charlton at 604-669-5065. Call for Papers - deadline for submitting is March 31, 2009.   Website:www.kwantlen.ca/ictp

CALL FOR PAPERS - SHANGHAI FORUM
Attached here please find the "Call for paper" notice for this student program of Shanghai Forum 2009. E-mail: stu_forum@fudan.edu.cn Website: www.shanghaiforum.org

PSYCHOLOGISTS NEEDED
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: a.dacosta@calian.com  Phone: 877-225-4264, ext. 227. Flyer attached.




 

 


 


 

 



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