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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK OF January 10, 2014.

(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)
January 16, 2014 Departmental Meeting 2:30p.m.
January 23, 2014 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30p.m.
UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted).


January 21, 2014

Time:  9:30am

Stephanie Boyer, Ph.D. Oral. Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Pukall.

Psychosocial aspects of health care experiences in women with vulvovaginal pain: Patient and physician perspectives.

Baby Announcement of Angela Howell-Moneta and Fabio Moneta: We are happy to announce the arrival of our newest family member, Giuliano Paolo Moneta. He made the finale of 2013 very exciting for us when he finally arrived on Dec. 28 at 2:30pm. (He waited until the freezing rain ice storm and Christmas celebration was over to join us!). He weighed in at 4177g (9lbs, 3oz) and is 54cm long. He is a lovely happy baby who seems ready to join in the fun with Giacomo and Sofia. Angela is also doing well. Please click here to see photo.

Queen's-Blyth International Studies Program:
In a memo dated January 7, 2014, Provost Alan Harrison announced that Queen's will not be renewing the Queen's-Blyth International Studies Program agreement beyond the three-year pilot phase that took place in 2012, 2013 and will continue 2014. Thus, the Queen's-Blyth Worldwide course offerings for May 2014 will take place as planned but will be the last of the program.

The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) Research Special Interest Group (RSIG)
is inviting proposals for presentations and posters for its annual conference, to be held Friday, April 11th, 2014 at the Ambassador Conference Resort, Kingston, Ontario. RSIG was formed to provide an opportunity for researchers, professionals, and other interested individuals, working in the field of developmental disabilities to exchange research, ideas, resources, and concerns. We welcome research from all disciplines and areas of research related to developmental disabilities. We accept both quantitative and qualitative research. We are excited to be able to offer on-line submissions this year. The deadline for abstract submissions is January 17th, 2014. In order to submit an abstract for either a poster presentation or oral presentation, please go to website.Awards:The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) Research Special Interest Group (RSIG) is inviting submissions and nominations for a number of awards that will be distributed at the annual research conference. Please click here for more information.


Centre for Neuroscience Studies Seminar: Dr. Claire McKellar, Ph.D.
"Dissecting fly proboscis circuitry to explore the sensorimotor coordination of a flexible motor program " on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014, 4:00-5:00pm in Botterell Hall, Room B143. Please click here for poster.

Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Distinguished Lecture Series 2013/2014:
Talks are scheduled between 2:30-4:30pm in BIOSCI 1103 and will be followed by refreshments in the Psychology Department Lounge, Craine 214. Details regarding each speaker and their lecture will be posted on the Department website:  


Call for Volunteers (Graduate Students): The 44th Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference will be hosted by our Department at Queen's University on May 9, 2014. Please contact the organizer Hans if you are interested in assisting with the planning, organization, and delivery of this important event. Help will be very much appreciated. 

The Department of Psychology at Trent Universityinvites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank with specialization in one or all of the areas of Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science. The position is subject to budgetary approval and will commence July 1, 2014. The review of applicants will begin on February 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please click here for more information.

The Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in quantitative psychology. Responsibilities will include maintaining a productive research program, graduate supervision, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service to the Department, Faculty, and University. The appointment may begin on or after July 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Please click here for more information.

The Faculty of Science at Brandon University invites applications for a tenure stream position in the Department of Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach courses in Research Methods, Advanced Research Methods, and Perception, and will be expected to supervise undergraduate research theses. Application Deadline: February 7, 2014 or until position is filled Start Date: August 1, 2014. Further details about Brandon University and the Department of Psychology can be found at Applicants should send an electronic version of their curriculum vitae, transcripts, summary of teaching experience, indication of citizenship status, and the names and contact information of three referees to the Dean of Science.  All applications should be sent in a single file of a reasonable size using PDF format. Dr. Andrew Egan, Dean of Science, Brandon University, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9.

The Department of Psychology at Bishop’s University (Sherbrooke, Quebec) invites applications for a tenure–track position in Clinical Psychology starting July 1, 2014 (conditional upon funding).  Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level so applicants must have completed a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Applicants should provide a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, a statement of research achievements and future objectives, a teaching dossier outlining their pedagogical approach, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least two letters of reference to: Dale Stout, PhD. Chair, Department of Psychology Bishop's University 2600 College Street, Sherbrooke J1M 1Z7 Email: Applications should be submitted both electronically and through the mail if possible.  The Appointments Committee will begin reviewing applications after February 3rd, 2014, though the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto
invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Lecturer, effective on or after July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses from introductory to advanced levels in courses situated in our Brain and Behaviour and related areas. We seek an enthusiastic and innovative individual who is interested in establishing a long-term teaching career. Priority will be given to candidates with strong quantitative skills. Potential applicants may contact Professor Susanne Ferber, Interim Chair, at for additional information.  We will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.



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