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WEEK of  8 July  2011

MOODLE WORKSHOPS
Moodle course development courses will be held on the following dates: 

  • July 26, August 9, 16, 23, 30 and September 6.
  • September 6 - Moodle for Teaching Assistants 
  • September 8 - Using Moodle in Your Role as a TA 
Please go to the following website to register:  https://moodle.queensu.ca/

HIGH VOLTAGE CABLE REPLACEMENT 2011
Queen's University owns an extensive underground power distribution network. As part of a program of infrastructure renewal, Queen's intends to replace several sections of older cable. Work is to commence July 8 and end October 7, 2011. Jackson Hall, Kathleen Ryan Hall and  Humphrey Hall. See memo attached for further information.

NATURAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INFORMATION All researchers who intend to apply for a Discovery grant (including a Project Research Grant in Subatomic Physics in the 2012 competition must submit a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant (Form 180) by Tuesday, August 2, 2011.Seeattached note. Visit website: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Index_eng.asp

LABOUR NEWS UPDATE
QUFA, university set more dates for conciliation.  CUPE bargaining: University applied for "No Board".  For update information, please go to website http://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/cupe-bargaining-university-applies-no-board#.ThTZ5HZrO5E.facebook

IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
The Federal Research granting agencies (NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC) have made some changes beginning September 2011 re policies and practices.  Please read the attached for further information.

FULBRIGHT COMPETITION
The Fulbright competition for 2012-2013 is now open. On-line applications for future graduate students, current graduate students, and faculty who wish to study, conduct research, or lecture in the United States are now available at www.fulbrightcanada.com.

C ONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS
Third International Conference on Science in Society. The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. 5-7 August 2011. Please visit website: www.science-society.com/conference-2011/



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