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WEEK of 23 January 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

February 5, 2009

Clinical Meeting

2:00 p.m.

February 5, 2009

Undergraduate Committee

3:30 p.m.

February 12, 2009
Priorities & Procedures
3:30 p.m.
February 19, 2009
Departmental Meeting
3:30 p.m.
February 25, 2009
 Support Staff Meeting
9:00 a.m.

SOICAL-PERSONALITY AREA BROWN BAGS (Humphrey Hall Rm 223)
Wednesday, January 28 at 12:00 p.m. Professor Ron Holden - "Psychache as a Psychological Cause of Suicidality"

SUMMER FIRST AID COURSES
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety will be offering a additional First Aid training session this summer.These courses are open to all Queen's graduate students, staff, and faculty. The dates of the courses are:  Monday July 6 & Wednesday July 8, 2009. The course runs from 08:30 am to 4:00 pm (both days) and will be conducted in Room B176 (Seminar Room) Mac/Corry Hall.Please note that since the First Aid course also includes CPR, we will not be offering separate CPR sessions. Participants in the First Aid course will receive certificates for both First Aid and Adult CPR.You may register for these courses by going to  http://www.safety.queensu.ca/courses/firstaid.htm  There is no charge for this course, however, a valid account code is required to register. We require two days notice if you wish to cancel. Departments will be charged $50.00 for cancellations without required notice or 'no-shows'.

IGH TRAVEL AWARDS FOR STUDENTS AND POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS
CIHR's Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) is sponsoring a travel awards competition for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows working on topics related to gender, sex and health.  The maximum amount for a single award is $1,000 to partially cover the costs of travel, accommodations, and registration. The application deadlines are February 16th, April 15th, June 15th, and October 1st.   http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/36330.html  Bourses de voyage de l'ISFH pour étudiants et postdoctorants http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/f/36330.html  

WALKERTON CLEAN WATER CENTRE FOURTH ANNUAL ROUND OF SCHOLARSHIPS (Deadline: March 31, 2009)
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (Centre), an agency of the Government of Ontario, developed the program and is funding and administering the scholarship. This scholarship is in the amount of $10,000, over a 2-year period ($5,000 annually), to be awarded to graduate students pursuing full-time studies in drinking water (water quality, treatment, emerging issues, etc. ) at universities in Ontario. 3 scholarships are normally awarded. Recipients must be registered full time in an  accredited graduate degree program in engineering or science to take up the award.  For more information, eligibility and application requirements,  and to download the application form, go to http://www.wcwc.ca/en/techdemoresearch/resources/2009ScholarshipApplication080109.pdf   CONTACT INFORMATION:  Telephone: 519.881.2003, Toll Free: 1-866-515-0550, Fax: 519.881.4947 Email: inquiry@wcwc.ca   Website: http://www.wcwc.ca/

QUFA MEMBERS
Please note the following deadlines for QUFA Members:
Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts) (Winter Term) - February 2, 2009
Child Care Benefit Plan (for 2008) - February 1, 2009
Tuition Benefit Plan (Winter Term) - February 28, 2009
For information and application forms, please visit the following link: http://www.queensu.ca/vpac/FacultyRelations/ProfessionalSupportPrograms.html
or visit the QUFA web site at http://www.qufa.ca/  

SEMINARS/TALKS
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biolog
y, Seminar, Thursday, January 29, 2009, 11:30 a.m., Botterell Hall, Room 920.  Speaker - Dr. Kristan Aronson, Queen's University . Topic:"Research program in epidemiology on the causes of breast cancer".

Centre for Neuroscience Studies - Dr. Jeremy Seamans,Canada Research Chair, Psychiatry, Brain Research Center,University of British Columbia will speak on "Dopamine modulation of prefrontal cortex neurons and networks".  Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 at 4:00 p.m., Biosciences Complex, Room 1102.

WORKSHOPS
SPIDA 2009 Summer Programin Data Analysis. Lectures and Workshops: June 3-11, York University, Toronto, Ontario. The Program is designed to train social researchers to analyze complex datasets and is funded by SSHRC and Statistics Canada. Apply online at:www.isr.yorku.ca/spida2009

Advance Notice- Psychological Services London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario presents a one day workshop with Christopher Peterson, Ph.D. (University of Michigan). "Positive Psychology". Friday, October 16, 2009.  Contact: Janice Howell, (519-685-8300 ext. 35746).

CONFERENCES
Announcing the 2009 Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion "Adolescence, Brain Plasticity and Psychopathology", April 23-24, 2009, Monona Terrace, Madison WI.  For more information please see  www.healthemotions.org/symposium.

JOBS
Student Affairs Career Services- Are you looking for summer employment? Please join Career Services for the 2009 Queen's University Annual Summer Job Fair, Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 at Gordon Hall (3rd Floor), 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Website:careers.queensu.ca

LOOKING FOR A SPEAKER
Prison Literacy Initiative with Frontier College at Queen's University is seeking to organize a speaker who might be able to give their learners some insight into adult learning styles or learning in the prison environment. Prison Literacy organization runs a tutoring program at four prisons in the Kingston area.  If you are interested, please contact Angela Ruffo, email: frontier.college.pli@gmail.com

 


 


 

 



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