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Queen's University



WEEK of  10 June  2011

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted) 

June 15 2011 

10:00 A.M.

PhD Oral.  Tessen Clifford. Support Groups for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Predictors and Effects of InvolvementSupervisor: Dr. Patricia Minnes. External Examiner: Dr. Jonathan Weiss, York University. Toronto 
June 24 2022
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.







Congratulations to the following students receiving the CPA Certificate of Academic Excellence for 2011:

Honours Thesis Certificates: Michaela Beynon,(Janet Menard) Catherine Calnan,(Lee Fabrigar), Jessica Maxwell (Tara MacDonald)

Masters Thesis Certificates: Kevin Rounding (Jill Jacobson), Erica Refling (Tara MacDonald), Sylvia Magrys (Cella Olmstead)

Doctoral Thesis Certificates: Kristen Dunfield (Val Kuhlmeier), Jung-Eun Shelly Paik (Lee Fabrigar), Annie Hsieh (Dean Tripp)

Congratulations to Kristen Dunfield who has also been awarded the Andrew McGhie Prize 2011 for the best Doctoral thesis.

Moodle workshops on a variety of topics are offered throughout the year.  Faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to register online at

As part of a one-day retreat on Addiction Research, we are happy to host a Special Guest Lecture, Dr. Yavin Shaham, Beahvioural Neuroscience, Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Friday, June 17th at 2:00 p.m. Etherington Hall Auditorium.  Talk title: Neurobiology of Relapse to Drug Seeking.

If you have students who demonstrate initiative, leadership, integrity, and engagement in and out of the classroom, we encourage you to nominate them for the McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2011 Student Scholarship Award.  Nominations Deadline is  July 15, 2011.  Twenty scholarships of $1000 will be awarded in the fall of 2011.  Please visit website for details:

Grand Rounds, Providence Care - Mental Health Services Amphitheatre, Friday, June 17th, 10:30 a.m. "Gender Identity Disorder in the Child and Adolescent Population".

Dr. Christine A. Padesky presents her new workshop Anxiety Traps! CBT Antidotes in Ottawa on Sept. 14-15, 2011, in  Toronto on Oct. 5-6, and in Vancouver on Dec. 6-7.  For more information and registration please go to website:

Call for Papers.  The New School Psychology Bulletin invites submissions to the New School Psychology Bulletin - an Open Access journal created and operated by graduate students.  For more information please visit the website at

The Canadian Psychology Association (CPA) is gathering input from psychologists, psychological associates and psychology students across Canada about membership in CPA.  You could win $250 by completing the survey.   Please go to website⟨=en to begin the survey.

Please join Extended DISC webinar with bestselling author Dr. Marshall Goldsmith.  FREE Webinar: Leading Your Own LifeJune 14, 2011, 10:00 a.m.  To register please go to


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