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Queen's University

Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK of  1 JUNE 2012



Queen's University and the Department of Psychology will host the Annual Meeting of The Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Sciences (CSBBCS)  from June-7-9, 2012. We expect over 400 attendees from across Canada and abroad.  Chief  Organizer - Hans Dringenberg. Please click here for further information regarding the conference.

Psychology Colloquia:  "Individual Differences in Emotional and Cognitive Control:  Evidence from genes, brain and behaviour" - Melanie Stollstorff, University of Colorado.  Monday, June 4th 1:00pm - Biosciences 1103.  For abstract click here.

Psychology Colloquia: . "Oscillations, Computations and Implications" - James F. Cavanagh, Brown University. Tuesday, June 5th 1:00pm- Biosciences 1103. For abstract click here

Psychology Colloquia: . "Early Environmental Influences on the serotonin system: Consequences for brain development and risk for Psychopathology" Linda Booij, University of Montreal. Wednesday, June 6th 1:00pm Dupuis 215.  For abstract click here.

Psychology Colloquia:. "What is Affective Salience and how does it develop?" - Rebecca Todd, University of Toronto.  Monday, June 11th, 1:00pm - Biosciences 1103.  For abstract click here.

The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures & Interventions July 18-22 Telluride, Colorado. Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education is putting together a unique conference on research on Compassion. Conference details and registration can be found here.

Canada's Premier Bullying Prevention Conference June 19 Toronto. Led by two of Canada's foremost experts in the field of bullying, Dr. Debra Pepler and Dr. Wendy Craig, PREVNet (Promoting Relationships Eliminating Violence) is a national network of 60 Canadian Researchers from 27 universities and 50 national child and youth serving organizations, dedicated to stopping bullying in Canada. Registration is $300. To register or for more information, please click here.

Queen's Science Quest - Science Quest is a camp on Queen's Campus that strives to engage and empower youth by sparking an interest in science, technology and engineering. Professors, graduate students and professionals are all needed to participate in the Mentorship program. Even one presentation, tour or activity will help campers imagine themselves in science studies and careers. If you are interested in becoming a Mentor, please contact Katherine Silins (Outreach Director) via email.


Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
In conjunction with its Early Learning Initiative, Learning Support Services of the OCDSB is proud to announce the following workshop: Adele Diamond, PH.D., FRSC - Understanding Executive Functions: Strategies for Supporting Students' Development and Preventing Deficits, Friday, June 8, 2012 at Confederation High School, Cafeteria, 1645 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean. For details click here



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