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Queen's University

WEEK of 5 June 2009

ORALS (Humphrey Hall, Room 228 - Conference Room)
Thursday, July 9, 2009 10:00 a.m. Eliane Boucher, Ph.D. Oral.  Casual Uncertainty in Social Interactions: The Impact of Interpersonal Expectations and Uncertainty Reduction on Liking.  Supervisor: Dr. Jill Jacobson.   External Examiner: Dr. Geoff MacDonald, University of Toronto.

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

 June 18, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
  3:30 p.m.

FIRST ANNUAL PARENT’S OPEN HOUSE (Jeff Downie, Manager of Recreation & Sports Clubs)
I am happy to announce that our First Annual Parent's Open House for Queen's Summer Camps will take place on Tuesday, June 16 from 4:30-6pmat the Physical Education Centre (69 Union St) room 205. Parents and children are welcome. If you have friends who have not registered their children yet, they are welcome to attend as well to see what we are all about! We will have a quick formal presentation at 5pm, but you are welcome to drop-in anytime to meet our counselors/coaches, and tour our facilities. Snacks and light refreshments will be served. We will have customer service staff available to process any before/after care requests, Subway lunch plan forms, or additional registrations. If you are planning on attending, please send a quick RSVP to so we can plan accordingly. We hope you can join us! Website:  

McGraw-Hill Ryerson Student Scholarship Program for students who demonstrate initiative, leadership, integrity, and engagement in and out of the classroom.Please visit the website for more information: Deadline for nominations is July 15, 2009. For questions, please contact Marlene S. Luscombe at


Department of Psychology, Geoff MacDonald, University of Toronto will give a talk on "Freedom from Want? Avoidant Attachment and Defensive Underestimation of Social Reward Potential" on Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. in Humphrey Hall, Room 228 (Conference Room).

MATLAB & SIMULINK MathWorks Seminar at Queen's University, June 18, 2009, Dupuis Hall, Room 215. Technical and Advanced Computing with MATLAB and Simulink.  To register for this event, please visit:

Biology Seminar, Friday, June  12, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. Room 3110, Biosciences Complex.  Foroozan Torki, M.Sc. Candidate will speak on "The Expression Pattern and Behaviours Controlled by Neuropeptide Receptors NPR-14 (WO5B5.2) and NPR-15 (T27D1.3) in Caenorhabditis Elegans".

Call for Abstracts.
Provincial Conference Sponsored by Women's Mental Health Program, University of Toronto. Women's Mental Health in Ontario: Building Networks and Research Capacity. Deadline for submissions is June 12, 2009.  Further details please see attached.

The Department of Psychology at Queen's University requests applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching the following courses in the 2009-2010 academic session: PSYC-271*/0.5 Brain and Behaviour l and PSYC-370*/0.5 Brain and Behaviour ll.  Deadline for applications is Friday, June 12, 2009. For further details please see attachment.

University of Toronto, Mississauga has a position open in Behavioural Neuroscience.  Please see attached for details.





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