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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK OF June 13, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS to Kevin Rounding (R Beninger)
Congratulations to Kevin Rounding whose nomination (by his supervisor Jill Jacobson) for the SSHRC prestigious "Talent" award competition has been put forward by Queen's to the national competition as Queen's nominee. Good luck to Kevin in this competition!

You are invited to the reception honouring for Alistar MacLean on the completion of his term as Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science. For more information please see the following invitation.

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.

The Dean’s office has offered to display any books published in 2012 and 2013 in the display case in Mackintosh-Corry Hall. Please contract Susan Bedell at 613-533-2448 if you are interested in showcasing one of your books.


On Thursday June 27th Queen's is holding the Preferred Supplier Show. See new and innovative products and services from our preferred suppliers and meet their sales representatives and technical specialists in person. View a range of samples available and find out about the savings available through the Queen’s University Preferred Supplier list. Be sure to register at the show for a chance to win an iPad Mini courtesy of Queen’s Strategic Procurement Services. Refreshments will be provided, and enjoy a buffet style lunch provided by Delta Printing Ltd., On-Campus Printing and DigiGraphics.View the poster for further information.

The Philosophy Department at Queen's is offering a new course Winter 2014. Please see the outline for Animals and Society, PHIL 296 here.

The four short listed candidates for the Canada Research Chair; Tier Two in Indigenous Studies; Faculty of Arts & Science have announced their public research presentations. Please feel free to view their posters and attend; Dr. Mishuana Geoman, Dr. Jean-Paul Restoule, Dr. Dylan Robinson, and Dr. Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark.

Western University - the Brain and Mind Institute at Western University is organizing a Canada-Isreal Symposium on Brain Plasticity, Learning and Education from June 14 - 16, 2013. It will include 16 speakers and over 200 poster presentations. For more information click here.

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.


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.

Brandon University invites applications for a one-year term appointment in the Clinical Specialization Stream in the Department of Native Studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and clinical practice with a strong orientation to social justice and cross-cultural practice that blends both Indigenous and Western worldviews. Applications are due by June 24th and you can find further information at this posting.

Faculty Position in Industrial/Organizations (I/O) Psychology. Applications are invited for a tenure stream appointment in I/O Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario effective July 1, 2014. To review requirements and for further information please see the following link

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen's University invites applications for a Research Assistant to coordinate and oversee an 18-month project that will evaluate a joint initiative between Frontenac Community Mental Health and Addictions Services (FCMHS) and Providence Care's Adult Treatment Rehabilitation Program (PC-ATRP) to transition long-term in-patients in a hospital setting to the community. The incumbent will oversee the project and the position includes data collection and analysis, literature reviews, and the preparation of reports and publications, working 40% FTE at Salary Grade 6. Full details on the position can be found here. Apply by email to Sharon David at

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