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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK OF July 5, 2013


UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted).

Wednesday July 31, 2013 at 1:00pm.

Sevda Bahtiyar , PhD. Oral.  Sociocultural Conventionality and Children’s Selective Learning.  Supervisor:  Dr. Mark Sabbagh.  External Examiner: Dr. Amy Latimer, Kinesiology Department.

Thursday          August 1, 2013

at 10:00 am.

Albert (Kai Chung) Lee , PhD. Oral.   Culture, Public Appearances, and Threat Perception in Competitions    Supervisor:  Dr. Li-Jun Ji.  External Examiner: Dr Steven Salterio, Queen’s School of Business.

Queens Faculty, Staff & Retirees are invited to nominate candidates for a Queen's Distinguished Service Award. Inaugurated by the University Council in 1974, this award recognizes individuals who have made the University a better place through their extraordinary contributions. Recipients become Honorary Life Members of the Council. Recent changes to the University Council By-Laws now enable Queen's employees & retirees to nominate recipients, who will be recognized at the University Council Annual Dinner on Friday October 18, 2013. For details and the nomination form please visit.


Queen's International Institute on Social Policy is holding a "Skills Development and at Risk Populations in the 21st Century" conference from August 19-21st, 2013. Please visit their website for further information.

The Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology (CGJSC) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, bilingual and online journal hosted by the University of Waterloo. It is intended as a journal for graduate students at both the master and doctoral level. The aim of CGJSC is to extend intellectual boundaries by providing students with a setting to share new and innovative research ideas and by providing networking opportunities for students across Canada. CGJSC is actively seeking submissions of original research for our special upcoming thematic issue entitled “Women and Prisons”, which is expected to be published March 2014 in celebration of International Women’s Month. You can view the poster here and also visit the following website for more information.

3rd Annual IDC Northern Research Days and 12th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: "The Stories of Rural Health through Knowledge, Research and Collaborative Action" will be held in Prince George, BC from November 13-15. For more info please click here.


Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board in Peterborough is seeking a school Psychologist/ Psychological Associate. Applications will be accepted until July 15, 2013 at 4pm. Please find more information in the ad  here.

A growing practice in Sudbury, Ontario includes practitioners as well as an interdisciplinary group of researcher/consultants offering a range of evidence-based, bilingual, psychological services as well as employee assistance services, staff surveys, occupational health/safety and wellness training and various consulting services in both public and private sector organizations.  The practice is seeking to add another psychologist or psychological associate to its team. Interested candidates can send their curriculum vitae by email to or by mail at 1151 Lorne Street, Sudbury Ontario                P3C 4T1-attention Michel Lariviere, C.Psych.You may view the job posting here.

The APA Science Directorate supports science-oriented psychology graduate students each year through its Students Awards Programs. Two awards are currently being advertised-the APA Science Student Council Early Researcher Award and the APA Dissertation Research Awards. For both awards the deadline is September 16, 2013, and applications are welcome from graduate students in any research specialty area. For more information about both opportunities please click here.

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