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WEEK of 19 June 2009

ORALS (Humphrey Hall, Room 228 - Conference Room)
Monday, July 6, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Leigh Turner, MSc Oral. Attachment Anxiety and Intentions to use Condoms: The Moderating Effects of Interpersonal Rejection.  Supervisor: Dr. Tara MacDonald.  External examiner: Dr. Laurence Ashworth, School of Business.

Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 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.

CONGRATULATIONS (Cella Olmstead)
Congratulations to Scott Hayton for winning the Dean’s Award at the recently held Health Sciences Research Day

THANK YOU (Carolyn Morrison)
Carolyn sends a world of thanks to everyone for the wonderful send off to her retirement.  Her garden is coming along nicely and she is enjoying the time to work on it properly.

PSYCHOLOGY MILESTONES (TECH SHOP)
Congratulations to those who have reached the following milestones in June 2009. Chris Degen and Davin Carlson for making the 5-year mark and Roland Dupras for making the 15-year mark.

SPANISH & ITALIAN LESSONS? (Department of Spanish and Italian)
If you are interested in taking Spanish or Italian lessons this coming fall, please see the attached documents.There are also several courses offered in English which would make great electives for students.  For further information please contact Laurie Young at youngla@queensu.ca

CHANGES COMING TO QUEEN'S SOON (ITSERVICES)
Changes are coming soon to Queen's antivirus software, the ITServices Desktop Assistant (Ida) and university email that will affect all users. For details, visit the ITServices website at  ww.queensu.ca/its/news/june2009/antiviruschanges.html

MIND AND BRAIN fMRI VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Healthy volunteers are needed for studies July 10-13using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to understand how the human brain gives rise to our psychology.  Participating in the study requires one visit to the Queen's MRI Facility, and will take about 2 hours.  The studies are completely non-invasive.  A small honorarium ($30) will be provided.  To participate you must: Be between 18-30 years old; Be right handed; Be a native English speaker; Not have a permanent retainer or braces.  For more information and/or to be sent an information package,please e-mail Sharon at: <sharon. mindbrain@gmail.com
NEW URL for MRI Schedules http://www.queensu.ca/neurosci/mrischedule.php

SEMINARS
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).

QUSA STRAWBERRY SOCIAL
Wednesday, June 24 on the grounds of Summerhill (rain location: Grant Hall).  Fresh strawberries, ice cream, tea biscuits and lemonade/iced tea. Live Entertainment by Tea for the Voyage.  Proceeds to Bereaved Families Kingston Region.  Door Prizes.  See Jane Daunceyfor tickets.  All door tickets: $5.00

JOB
PART TIME CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST IN TRENTON, ONTARIO

Looking for a clinical psychologist who is able to provide clinical counselling one to two days a week in Trenton.  The practice specializes in adult mental health with a high concentration of chronic pain and PTSD clients.  Applicant must be able to travel to Trenton and work Mondays and/or Tuesdays.  Applicants requiring clinical supervision for the College of Psychologists of Ontario are welcome.  Please send a brief resume, references and any inquiries to Dr. Patricia Conroy at conroy.patricia@gmail.com or leave a message at (613) 392-1843

 

 

 




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