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MEETINGS - (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted):

January 31, 2013

Undergraduate Committee Meeting


February 7, 2013 Clinical Meeting 1:00p.m.
February 7, 2013 Undergraduate Committee Meeting 2:30p.m.
February 21, 2013 Departmental Meeting 2:30p.m.
February 28, 2013 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30p.m.

Integrating online resources into your teaching (Co-sponsored by the Arts and Science Course Redesign Project and the CTL.) - A series of sessions for instructors who are interested in integrating more online resources into their courses. The first two sessions will include a presentation by the publisher followed by demonstrations by one or two instructors of how they are currently using the publisher's resources in their Queen's course. The main focus will be Q & As and discussion. The third session will be focused on issues of negotiation and partnering with publishers. Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 10:00 to 11:30am. Publisher: Pearson Solutions; Courses: CHEM 112 and PSYC 100. Please RSVP by Friday, January 25 to Katie Phillips ( Room confirmation and brief session descriptions will be sent in a reminder email prior to each session. Future sessions: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 2:00 to 3:30pm. Publisher and Courses TBA. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 10:00 to 11:30am. Negotiating and partnering with publishers.

Faculty of Arts and Science - Call for Proposals for Course Redesign Project
- We are pleased to announce the third phase of the Arts and Science course redesign project. The project currently includes BIOL 102, CHEM 112, CLST 205, DRAM 205, GNDS 120, GNDS 125, MATH 121, SOCY 122, and we are seeking proposals for new courses. Each course redesign involves developing an existing large, introductory course into a blended version for on-campus delivery, as well as developing the same course into a fully online version. An information session will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013, 10:30am-12pm in B176, Mackintosh-Corry Hall. For more information click here.

Announcing the Inaugural Queen's WIDEN (Workshop for Inter-Discipline Exchange and Novelty): On Measures - February 1, 2:00-4:00pm, room 021 in the basement of the New Medical Building (15 Arch Street).
All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations (full abstracts available here): How Does Alzheimer's Disease Affect the Ability to Respond to Music? Ashley Vanstone, Psychology. Modeling the Price of Dairy Quotas under Price Ceiling Legislation: A Case Study of the Market for Dairy Quotas in Quebec. Alex Chernoff, Economics. On Pins and Needles: Acceptance (?) of Acupuncture by the Canadian Medical Establishment. Belle Song, Medicine. Moderator: Daniel Paluzzi, Medicine. Call for Participants: Queen's WIDEN is just getting started and needs many more organizers and speakers. To get involved, please email Jessica Duffin Wolfe at If you'd like to be kept informed of Queen's WIDEN events, subscribe to our mailing list here.


Department of Psychology Distinguished Speaker - Pat Barclay, Ph.D. Friday, January 25, 2013, 2:30pm in Ellis Auditorium. Human cooperation: reputation, partner choice, and competitive altruism. Dr. Barclay is an Assistant Professor in the department of Psychology at the University of Guelph. He studies the evolution of cooperation by developing theory--integrating mathematical game theory with human social organization--and testing predictions derived therefrom using laboratory methods from experimental economics. For abstract, click here.


CALL FOR STAFF:  The Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology (CGJSC) a peer-reviewed, open-access, bilingual and online journal hosted by the University of Waterloo, is actively seeking graduate students at both the masters and doctoral levels who are interested in joining their editorial team for the following positions: Assistant Editors and Copyeditors/Layout Editors. For more information click here.

Laval University, Cognitive Psychology Laboratory, Co-DOT ( , specializing in Human Performance and Human Cognition is looking for a full time Research Associate starting February, 2013 for nine months. The candidate should possess a Doctorate or Master's degree in Cognitive Psychology and be proficient in French (written and oral). For more information click here.



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