Please enable javascript to view this page in its intended format.

Queen's University



WEEK of  29 January 2010 

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
Feb. 4, 2010
 Clinical Meeting
 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 4, 2010
 Undergraduate Committee Meeting
  3:00 p.m.
Feb. 11, 2010
 Priorities & Procedures
Feb. 18, 2010  Departmental Meeting
 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 25, 2010
 Graduate Committee Meeting
 3:30 p.m.


Brown Bags will be held on Mondays from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in the Conference Room (Humphrey 228).   We will NOT be selling pizza.

Feb. 1, 2010 - Jess Ginting and Patricia Minnes
Case Conceptualization Using the Adult Case from 2009 Oral Comprehensive Exam
Feb. 8, 2010 - Chris Bowie, Wendy Craig & Kate Harkness
Bridging Science and Practice: The Challenges and the Benefits



    Congratulations to Jill Jacobson and Paul Eves for the arrival of their baby girl, Kadlin Rebecca Eves, who was born on Jan 23rd ( and weighed 8 pounds 12 oz). Both mom and baby are doing well. 

    COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULE [Botterell Hall B147, 2:30 p.m.]
    Friday, March 5th: Professor Allison Sekuler, McMaster University (Vision & Cognitive Neuroscience Lab). Topic: TBA
    Friday, March 12: Barbara Cornblatt
    Friday, March 26: James McGaugh

    PROGRAM FOR NORTH AMERICAN MOBILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION.(John Dixon, Associate Vice-Principal Academic & International)
    This Program is a funding competition undertaken co-operatively by the Governments of Canada, the United States and Mexico.The purpose is to promote a student-centred North American dimension to education and training in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines that complement existing forms of bilateral and trilateral exchange among the three countries. Funding will be provided for a period of up to four years per project. Note that applicants must prove a minimum overall applicant contribution (in-kind and/or cash) of 25 % of the total project value.For more information and application forms: The deadline for submission of applications in this competition is March 24, 2010. 

    PSYC 100 REDESIGN (Ingrid Johnsrude and Jill Atkinson)
    Our fourth and last demonstration of online materials for PSYC 100 is coming Feb 23rd.  Dr. Joe Kim, the faculty member who coordinates Intro Psychology at MacMaster for over 3,000 students, is coming to tell us about his course which includes online materials, tutorials run by upper year Psychology students for course credit, a public lecture series, and a learning centre for student drop ins.  A sample of the course can be viewed at   Editors and web folk from Nelson Publishers will also be here on the 23rd because  they are the ones with distribution rights to Joe' s material and with whom we would work if we chose a similar design for our Intro course. We encourage you to attend to learn more about the possibilities for PSYC 100.


    In keeping with its goals of advancing the place of women in psychology and of promoting research of special relevance to women, the Section on Women and Psychology (SWAP) will offer a $500.00 student paper award this year.  For further information please see attached.

    The Cuban Heritage Collection is proud to announce the launch of the new CHC Fellowships program funded by the Goizueta Foundation, available to graduate students.
    The deadline for applications is February 19, 2010.  For more information please go to website:

    Human Rights and Persons with Intellectual Disabilities Conference, April 21 & 22, 2020.  For registration and further information please go to website:

    Excellence in Research Public Lectures. 
    Dr. Wendy Craig, "Preventing Bullying - Are we doing enough?".  Dr. Martin Duncan, Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy. "Planets in Chaos". Tuesday, 9 February 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Ellis Hall, Auditorium. Reception following the lectures at the University Club in the Main Bar - Fireside Lounge. RSVP by February 4thto

    Department of Philosophy, Colloquium Series. Thursday, January 28, 2010, Watson Hall, Room 517 at 4:30 p.m. Udo Schüklenk (Queen's University). "End-of-Life Decision-Making: Slippery Slopes and Human Dignity".

    Connecting Minds, North American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.  Dr. Albert Bandura "Going Global with Social Cognitive Theory".  June 4-5, 2010, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver, B.C.  Register online at:

    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
    Joint Seminar Thursday, February 4, 2010from 11:30 - a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Botterell Hall, Room 920.  Speaker Julang Li, Ph.D.  University of Guelph.  "In vitro and in vivo germ line potential of mouse skin derived stem cells".

    Intermediate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques: Building on the Fundamentals.  A two-day course (April 15 & 16, 2010)  with Michela David, Ph.D., C. Psych.  Please see attachment and registration form for further information.

    The Department of Psychology at Bishop's University in Sherbrooke, Quebec invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Psychology.  Applications will be reviewed starting 1 March 2010 and will be accepted until the position is filled.  Please see attached for further details.

    The University of Prince Edward Island is inviting applications for a ten-month position in Social and/or Developmental Psychology at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 15, 2010.  Details attached.

    A student about to finish her BAH in Psychology from Queen's is currently looking for a research-related job for a year to gain experience in research before applying to graduate schools.  Her honours thesis is on pain catastrophizing and the nocebo effect.  If you have a job available, please contact Andrea via email:



    Click the image below to access previous editions of the weekly memo:



    Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000