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Queen's University


WEEK of  21 January 2011


(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

January 27, 2011
Graduate Committee Meeting
2:30 p.m.
February 3, 2011 Clinical Meeting 1:30 p.m.
February 3, 2011 Undergraduate Meeting 3:00 p.m.





Applications for funding under the Principal's Development Fund are now available.  International Programs - Visiting Scholars, Research Collaborations and International Visiting Scholars from Major Institutional Partners. Faculty members are invited to submit an application and budget to their respective Faculty Dean by  April 22, 2011.  Please visit:  for further information.

The Sun Microsystems of Canada scholarship in Computational Sciences and Engineering deadline is January 21, 2011 for applying for this round of HPCVL/Sun scholarships.  Eligibility and application requirements are available at:

Watch the video clipof Niko Troje's BioMotion Lab

MITACS would like to inform you about two new opportunities for postdoctoral fellows:
1. Commercialization Fellowships (Deadline:  February 18th 2011 but applications will be reviewed upon submission).  In partnership with the IOS at the University of Toronto the Commercialization Fellowships Program (CFP) offers one-year of support for postdoctoral fellows interested in starting their own companies.  Please see the attachment for more information or contact

2. Business Development Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowships. MITACS is looking to recruit and train recent PhD graduates through one-year postdoctoral positions within their Ontario operations based out of York University.  This position is ideal for a recent PhD graduate looking to begin their career in Business Development, Program Development or Scientific Management. 

Thank you to faculty and staff for your thoughtfulness and the lovely fruit basket in the recent loss of my Mother.  Marie Tooley and family.

(Eric Brousseau)
The course is open to all Queen's students, graduate students, staff and faculty.  The session will be approximately two and a half hours in length, and will include an on-line quiz.  You must have a Queen's Net&; ID to access the on-line quiz.  For those people who do not have a post or qlink email, a hard copy quiz will be available.&; The quiz will be marked and certificates issued upon successful completion.

The next WHMIS course dates will be:
Tuesday, February 15, 9:00-11:30 am
Thursday, March 24, 1:30-4:00 pm.
Please register through the Environmental Health and Safety website,

Naomi Grigg Fellowship for Post-Graduate Studies in Gerontology 2011
presented by Soroptimist International of Toronto.  Value: $7500. The program must have relevance to an area of Gerontology.  Application deadline is March 31, 2011.  For more information please visit website:
A bake sale from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. will be held in the main lobby (front entrance) on Monday, February 14th.

Physiology Seminar presented by Dr. Katrina Gee, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Queen's University,Monday, January 24 at 11:30 a.m. ,Room 449, Botterell Hall.  "IL-27: a multitasker of the immune system?"

Second Call for Papers and Participation: The Psychology Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 5th International Conference on Psychology in Athens, Greece, 30-31 May 2011 & 1-2 June 2011. The conference website is

43rd Annual Banff International Conference on Behavioural Science "Disseminating Evidence-Based Practices in Children's Mental Health" March 20-23, 2011.March 20-23, 2011 Banff, Alberta, Canada

Sixth Self Biennial International Conference, June 19-22, 2011, Quebec City, Canada.  For further details please go to their  website.

The Founding Board of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood is pleased to distribute the Call for Proposals for the 5th Conference on Emerging Adulthood to be held October 27 and 28, 2011,in Providence Rhode Island. Proposal submission deadline is March 31, 2011. For additional details please go to the conference website.

The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities(OADD) Research Special Interest Group (RSIG) is inviting proposals for presentations and posters for its annual research conference, to be held Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Four Points Sheraton Hotel, in St. Catharines, Ontario. You are also encouraged to nominate people for the Student award. Deadline for submissions has been extended to December 15, 2010. For more information please visit their website: 

Our Men's and Women's Volleyball teams are running a promotion in partnership with Telus. They are offering free admission to any children under 12, and youths under 18 wearing their own volleyball apparel to our home games on Friday January 28. More details are available here:

Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Department of  Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at a junior level, beginning July 1, 2011.  Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a research plan (up to two pages), statement of teaching philosophy and reprints of their three most significant publications.  Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2011 or until the position is filled. Website:

 The Department of Psychology, St. Thomas University , invites applications for an entry-level, 10-month limited-term appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 1, 2011, pending budgetary approval.  Closing date: February 28, 2011. Send references directly to Dr. Kim Fenwick, Chair, Psychology Department.

Job postings at the University of Quebec at Montreal. Signalisations de travail à l'université du Québec à Montréal. 


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