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WEEK of  18 June  2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
June 28, 2010 2:00 p.m.
Liam E. Marshall, Ph.D. Oral. Aging and Sexual Offending: An Examination of Older Sexual Offenders. Supervisor: Dr. R.C.L. Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Howard Barbaree, University of Toronto.
July 12, 2010 9:30 a.m.

Jung-Eun Shelly Paik, Ph.D. Oral. Changing beliefs about categories and individual instances: Evidence for the moderating effect of level of representation. Supervisor: Dr. Leandre R. Fabrigar. External Examiner: Dr. Steven Spencer, University of Waterloo.
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 10:00 a.m.

Jamal Mansour, Ph.D. Oral.  Testing Applied Lineup Theory. Supervisor: Dr. R.C.L. Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Joanna Pozzulo, Carleton University.






THANK YOU (Lorna Jakobson & Family)
A note from Lorna: "Dear friends, Thanks very much to those who contributed to the donation that was made to Cancer Care MB in Gunnar's name. That was greatly appreciated. Thanks, too, for your friendship and support. I miss you all!" Lorna, Kari and Ben.

CONGRATULATIONS (Jill Atkinson and Rod Lindsay)
Congratulations to the following students who will be receiving the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Certificate of Academic Excellence for the best Honours, Masters and Doctoral theses of the 2009/2010academic year in the Psychology Department at Queens University.

Undergraduate Honours:  Ellen Drumm, Matthew Florczynski, Shannon Xavier  {Ellen Drumm is also the WR Thompson Prize 2009-2010 recipient}
Master's:  Christine Lackner, Stephanie Boyer, Ashley Murphy
Doctoral:  Roy Spina, Anna Ebel-Lam, Eliane Boucher {Roy Spina is also the recipient of the Andrew McGhie Prize 2009-2010}

WebCT is being phased out as the course management system offering from ITServices. The WebCT course management system has been provisioned to Queen's through ITServices since 1999. In February 2006, Blackboard purchased WebCT with the understanding that WebCT would no longer be supported after October 2011.  Learn More:

Moodle Mania - every Wednesday all summer long

Wednesdays 10 a.m. to noon  TC Mackintosh-Corry B-109 Whether you're an experienced Moodler or simply curious about the possibilities, you are cordially invited to drop by the Emerging Technology Centre to learn more about Moodle at Queen's.

Introduction to Moodle- Faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to a demonstration of Moodle at Queen's. If you are unable to attend on these dates additional sessions will be available throughout the summer.  Register Online:
Dates  June 8 - ­­1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (session 004) or  June 22 - ­­1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (session 005).  Further information contact Bobbi Kerlin.

Biosciences Complex, Room 1120 on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon.  Research Services is organizing a CIHR information session for Queen's Faculty on grat preparation and the per review process.  Dr. Matine Paré will be presenting along with a panel of discussants from Queen's.


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.

The International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology  [ICEEPSY] 2010,
sponsored by the Cyprus Consciousness, Achievement and Futurity Association (KT-BBG), will be held 2-5 December 2010 in Kyrenia on the island of Cyprus. I hope you will join us December 02-05 2010 to share experience from your part of the world. As French essayist Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) once put it: ?It is good to rub and polish your mind against that of others!? Registration is now open; see


Department of Psychology, University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a 9-month appointment.  Applicants are expected to have a PhD or be near completion.  The appointment will be made at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, depending upon qualifications, and will start August 1, 2010. Please send curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: E. Sandra Byers, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3.  Applications sent by e-mail to will also be considered.






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