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Queen's University

WEEK of  5 March 2010 

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


April 6, 2010 9:30 a.m.

PhD Oral. Ronald D. Porter. Resurrecting error choice: The premature demise of an indirect measure of attitude? Supervisor: Dr. Leandre R. Fabrigar.  External Examiner. Dr. Bertram Gawronski, University of Western Ontario

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
March 11, 2010
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:00 p.m.
March 18, 2010
 Departmental Meeting
 3:00 p.m **new time
March 25, 2010
Graduate Committee Meeting
 3:30 p.m.


Brown Bags will be held on MONDAYS from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in the Conference Room (Humphrey 228).   We will NOT be selling pizza.

March 15, 2010 - Dean Tripp
The Changing Role of Psychotherapy
March 22, 2010 - Allyson Harrison
Recent Research on the Ability of Students to Successfully Feign Learning Disabilities or ADHD


    MacLean, Gladys.  Suddenly, but peacefully, at Blanefield Care Home, on Saturday, 27th February, 2010.  Gladys, much loved mother of Alistair and Gill, and a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother.  Funeral service at Clydebank Crematorium, North Dalnottar, Mountblow, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, G81 4SL, on Friday, 5th March, at 3pm, to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Flowers have been sent on behalf of the members of the Department of Psychology.

    COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULE [ Botterell Hall Room B147, 2:30 p.m.] Refreshments available prior to talk.

    • Friday, March 26th : Professor James L. McGaugh, Department of Neurobiology and Behaviour, University of California, Irvine. Topic:Making Lasting Memories: Emotional Arousal and Amygdala Activation.
    Travel awards for the Biennial Convention in New Orleans, June 24-27, are now open for applications. Awards will cover all conference-related expenses up to a maximum of $500. For more information or to apply visit
    • International Travel Award - Application Deadline: April 9, 2010
    • Diversity Student Travel Award - Application Deadline: April 21, 2010
    • Graduate Student Travel Award - Application Deadline: April 23, 2010

    This is a reminder that Environmental Health and Safety is offering WHMIS training on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. in Mackintosh-Corry hall, room B176. To register on line please go to @http:/

    W.A. MacKintosh Lecture, Department of Economics.  Real-Time Macroeconomic Monitoring.  Dr. Francis Diebold, Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania. Friday, March 12, at 2:30 p.m. Dunning Hall, Room 14.

    Brockington Lecture.Professor David JP Barker, MD, PhD,FRS. Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, USA. Professor in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Southampton, UK.  "Your Mother's Mother: The Key to your Health". BioSciences Building, Room 1101, Thursday, March 25, 4:30 p.m. Followed by a reception in the Urquhart Lounge, Univesity Club.  Everyone is invited to the reception.

    Physiology Seminar presented by Dr. Dominic Standage, Department of Physiology, Queen's University. Monday, March 8 at 11:30 a.m., Room 449 Botterell Hall. Topic: "Decisions in space and time: a neural model of the speed accuracy trade-off".

    Department of Philosophy, Colloquium Series. Thursday, March 11, 2010. Watson Hall, Room 517 at 4:30 p.m.  Hasana Sharp (McGill University).  Title: "Human and Animal Exemplars: Spinoza's Remarks on Beasts".

    Fourth National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Facing the Future Together: Where Do We Go From Here? To register please visit this website:


    Intermediate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques: Building on the Fundamentals.  A two-day course (April 15 & 16, 2010)  with Michela David, Ph.D., C. Psych.  Please see attachment and registration form for further information.

    Prideweek, March 87th - 13th.  For further details please visit website:

    Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cognitive Psychophysiology: Cognitive Neuroscience of Normal and Abnormal  Cognitive and Emotional Function. Department of Psychology and Beckman Institute, University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign. Please send applications (via-email) consisting of a singly pdf file including covering letter, CV and referees to Program Director Gregory A. Miller at  Further information is available at



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