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Queen's University
WEEK of  9 July 2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
July 15,  2010
12:00 noon
Kelly B. Smith, Ph.D. Oral. Sexual, relational, and psychological functioning among women with provoked vestibulodynia (PVD). Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Pukall. External Examiner: Dr. Uzma Rehman, University of Waterloo.
July 19, 2010 11:30 a.m.
Humphrey Room 326
Jamal Mansour, Ph.D. Oral.  Testing Applied Lineup Theory. Supervisor: Dr. R.C.L. Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Joanna Pozzulo, Carleton University.   NOTE: location is Humphrey Room 326.
July 30, 2010, 9:00 a.m.
Sandra Marques, Ph.D. Oral. Relationship threat and self-regulation: The moderating effect of attachment anxiety. Supervisor: Dr. Tara MacDonald. External Examiner: Dr. Diane Holmberg, Acadia University.

August 18, 2010

10:00 a.m.

Jay Wood, Ph.D. Oral. Deconstructing Attitude Strength: Understanding the Cognitive Structures and Subjective Beliefs Related to Attitudes . Supervisor: Dr. Leandre Fabrigar.  External Examiner: Dr. Derek Rucker, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
August 19, 2010, 9:30 a.m.

Megan Davidson, Ph.D. Oral. Impact of Manipulated Perceived Efficacy and Self-Affirmation on Measures of Risk, Efficacy, and Intention.Supervisor: Dr. Leandre Fabrigar. External Examiner: Dr. Erin Strahan, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford.








Clinical Program Accreditation Site Visit which will be on July 19-20, 2010.
The Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA) is seeking individuals with education and expertise in the field of psychometrics who would be interested in participating as members of an Exam Board in the development of exams related to the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. To learn more about CCHRA, the CHRP designation and our exam process, you can also go to  For further information contact Cheryl D. Lamerson, CD2, Ph.D., CHRP, call  613-567-2477 ext 223 or email:

The New School Psychology Bulletin - 
Become a Peer Reviewer! The NSPB is currently seeking applications to our Editorial Board for the 2010/2011 academic year. Applications are accepted from graduate students in the field of psychology. Peer reviewers serve a 1-year term and typically receive 4-6 manuscripts per year. Manuscripts cover all branches of psychology and include empirical articles, clinical case studies, literature reviews, or commentary on the field. Primary responsibilities include reviewing submitted manuscripts for content, style, and length and making recommendations to the editors.  For more information about NSPB, please go to . To apply for a position on the 2010/2011 Editorial Board, please send a current CV and cover letter to:   NO LATER THAN AUGUST 1ST, 2010.

Nadia Keshwani, a MSc student doing her thesis with Dr. Linda McLean is investigating the assessment of the pelvic floor muscles using electromyography.  The study requires two evalution sessions and she looking to recruit about 10 or more women.  If you are interested, please email Nadia at
Fifth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. 2-5 August 2010.  For further details please go to their website:

Aquitaine Conferences -NEUROSCIENCES, October 12-15, 2010 Arcachon, France.  Insights into the Neurobiology of Addiction. For further information and registration please go to website:

2010 International Chronic Pelvic Pain Symposium & Workshop.  Friday, August 27, 2010 . This is a multidisciplinary international conference involving many of the best minds in pain management. For further information please email:  or visit the website at

CALL FOR PAPERS. Future Theory: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism). Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Guelph, one-day conference, November 2010. Please send abstracts of no more 300 words outlining your proposed paper to by August 5, 2010.


Bishop's University, Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Health Psychology starting July 1, 2011, conditional to final budgetary approval.  Applications will be reviewed starting 1 August 2010.  Please see attached for further details.

University of Western Ontario invites applications for a tenure stream appointment in I/O Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology. Looking for someone with a strong background in stats/research methods for their program.  See details attached.

Department of Psychology, Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching three sections of the four-week Cognitive Module in Principles of Psychology (PSYC100).  Applications will be received until July 12, 2010.   See attached for further details.

Department of Psychology, Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in working with Continuing and Distance Studies as the Subject Matter Expert to develop the online version of PSYC 370*S Brain and Behaviour II..  The development work will take place over the 2010-2011 fall-winter session. See attached for further details.  Closing date for applications is July 12, 2010.

Department of Psychology, Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching in the 2010-2011 academic session. This is a Spring-Summer 2011 (May 2 - July 29, 2011) appointment to teach the newly developed online version of PSYC 370*S Brain and Behaviour II offered through Continuing and Distance Studies. Further details attached.  Closing date for applications is July 12, 2010.







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