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Queen's University
 

Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK of  09 MARCH 2012

 

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

March 15, 2012 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.
March 22, 2012 Graduate Committee Meeting 3:00p.m.

Congratulations! (Kate Harkness):
Congratulations to our clinical students who will be going on internship next year: Julie Burbidge (Edmonton Consortium), Corrie Goldfinger (St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton), Anne-Claire Larochette (BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver), Joanna Sue (Baycrest, Toronto), and Ashley Vanstone (RARC and The Psychology Clinic)!

Mary Joan Edwards' mother (Rick Beninger):
Many staff and faculty members will remember Mary Joan Edwards who was a senior secretary in the Department for a number of years. Following is the notice of her mother's death. MJ's email address is edwards7@nb.sympatico.ca.
EDWARDS, Mary Catherine "Mac" (nee: Ives) - At Arbour Heights, Kingston on Wednesday, February 29th in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Frederick Edwards. Loving mother of Catherine, Kenneth, Mary Joan, Jonathan; and grandmother of Megan, Andrew, Jennifer, Emily. Dear sister of Bill Ives. If desired, memorial donations in her name to the Kingston Field Naturalists, PO Box 831, Kingston, ON K7L 4X6 or Grand Manan Museum, 1143 Route 776, Grand Manan, NB E5G 4E9 would be appreciated. KINGSTON CATARAQUI CREMATION SERVICES 613-382-3245 http://yourlifemoments.ca/sitepages/obituary.asp?old=582602.

2012 SWAP Award:
The Section on Women and Psychology (SWAP) will offer a $500.00 student paper award this year. To be eligible the paper must have been submitted to the 2012 Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association or SWAP-sponsored Institute. And $200 travel bursaries to students in psychology (and those individuals who have recently graduated) who are presenting at the 2012 Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Annual Convention or at the SWAP pre-conference institute. For details and application click English or French.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS

Queen's University, Psychology Distinguished Lecture
, Friday, March 16, 2012 at 2:30p.m. in Botterell Hall Room B143: Dr. Elizabeth Hayden, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario. Biological and Contextual Interplay in the Developmental Psychopathology of Depression. For abstract click here.


Queen's University, Department of Gender Studies, Sexuality and Gender Diversity (SXGD) Certificate Program Public Lecture, Keeping it Real: Critical Social Science Research on Trans' Peoples' Everyday Lives,
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 2:00p.m. in Robert Sutherland Hall (formerly Policy Studies), Room 202: Professor Viviane K. Namaste, Professor at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute, and Research Chair in HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health, Concordia University. Author of Sex Change, Social Change: Reflections on Identity, Institutions, and Imperialism; and Invisible Lives: the Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People.

The Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS)
will hold its Annual Meeting at Queen's University from June 7 - 9, 2012. Conference registration and abstract submissions are now open (note that reduced rates for early registrations are in effect until March 15). Further, the Conference Organizers are pleased to offer 20 stipends (value of $50 each) to students enrolled at Queen's University who are first author on a poster or talk presentation to cover either the full cost of the early registration fee ($50 for students who are CSBBCS members) or reduce the regular registration fee ($75). All submissions by Queen's students (undergraduate and graduate) will automatically be entered in this competition, no special application is required. Please see www.csbbcs.org for further information regarding the conference.

The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities' Research Special Interest Group (RSIG) is holding its annual research conference on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 at the Ambassador Conference Resort, Kingston, Ontario. The conference will feature research on developmental/intellectual disabilities (DD/ID) across the lifespan. Registration information click here.  For brochure click here.

JOB POSTINGS
 
The Department of Psychology at Trent University
invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Health Psychology or a related health-focused area. The position is subject to budgetary approval and will commence July 1, 2012. The review of applicants will begin on April 16, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. For details click here.

The Department of Psychology at Bishop's University (Sherbrooke, Quebec)
invites applications for a tenure-track position in either Developmental, Applied Developmental, or Developmental/Health Psychology starting July 1, 2012. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 2, 2012, through the competition will remain open until the position is filled. For details click here.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Regina
invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in clinical psychology. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012 or September 1, 2012, depending on the availability of the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For details click here.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Regina
invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in developmental psychology. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012 or September 1, 2012, depending on the availability of the successful candidate. Review of Applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For details click here.

2013-2014 Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan Position In Canadian Studies Visiting Professorship.
Professors, associate professors and assistant professors are welcome to apply for either 2 semester-long appointments, or 1 full-year appointment. It is open to faculty members in fields related to Canadian Studies (broadly defined), who could teach a course in one or more of the following: fields . Applications close on June 10, 2012. For more details click here.

Private Clinical Practice in Kingston - Office Help and Psychometry Positions Available - 
Dr. Kris Boksman, an adjunct faculty member, is looking to hire graduate students or other suitable candidates to work in the office performing psychometric services, providing administrative assistance.   To apply for these positions, please contact Dr. Boksman's office by faxing your resume to 613-507-4148.

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