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WEEK of  24 June  2011

  UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted) 
Friday;
June 24 2011
1:30  p.m.
PhD Oral. Meghan Norris. Real or Artifact? Shedding light on now and when repeated expression can result in polarization.  Supervisor: Dr. Leandre Fabrigar. External Examiner: Dr. Leonard Newman, Syracuse University, New York.




 



FORMER QUEEN'S POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW WINS PRESTIGIOUS ERIE KANDEL PRIZE

At a recent ceremony held in Paulskirche Frankfurt Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen was awarded the prestigious Eric Kandel Prize for the best young European Neuroscientist under 40. Dr. Mouritsen spent three years at Queens (1999-2002) working with Dr. Barrie Frost.  The complete  announcement is attached.
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OFFICE OF RESEARCH SERVICES - TRANSITION FROM CHRPP TO CORE
On June 15th, Queen's University moved seamlessly from the ethics education program called Course on Human Research Participant Protection (CHRPP) to the Course on Research Ethics (CORE).  The CORE program is an on-line interaction program with eight modules that can be completed in about 4 hours. Users must register using their User ID@queensu.ca.  To access CORE please click on http://www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/eng/education/tutorial-didacticiel/

ACCOMMODATION SPECIAL
Queen's University and Kingston Hospitals' "Loved Ones"Accommodation Special starting at $32.00.  Rooms available at Victoria Hall and Leggett Hall.  To book a room please contact Queen's Event Services at 613-533-2223. For further information please visit website:  http://eventsservices.queensu.ca  See attached for further details.

WHMIS TRAINING
The next WHMIS course date will be  Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 9a.m. to11:30 a.m..  The training takes place in Room B176, Macintosh Corry Lecture Theatre.  To register please follow this link:https://www.queensu.ca/safety/courses/whmis.htm


SUPERVISOR TRAINING - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

In order to help supervisors understand their role, legal duties and responsibilities, the following training session will be held this summer - "Occupational Health & Safety for Supervisors".  The date for this course is Wednesday, July 13, 2011 from 1 - 4 p.m.  To register please go to website: https://www.queensu.ca/safety/courses/supervisor.htm


CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS
Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. Seminar - Monday, June 27th, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Botterell Hall, Room 449.  Speaker Dr. Adam Chambers, Postdoctoral Fellow, Metabolic Disease Institute, University of Cincinatti.  Topic: "Weight-independent Effect of Bariatric Surgery: Beyond Restriction".

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/

JOBS Kerry's Place Autism Services has an opening for a Behaviour Therapist (8 month contract to April 1, 2012). Further information is attached.

 

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