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WEEK OF 22 MARCH 2013


MEETINGS - (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted):


Congratulations! (Kevin Munhall) - Nida Latif won her section in the Three Minute Thesis competition and will be competing in the final on Thursday, March 21st at 6pm in New Medical Building, Abramsky House, Room 032a.  For more information click here.

The Psychology DSC -
invites all Psychology Professors of Queen's University, on Tuesday, April 2nd to the Grad Club at 5:30pm to attend Beer with the Profs Trivia Night!  Show Queen's University Undergraduates and Graduates how smart you are with your trivia knowledge, drink some beer, eat some snacks, and mingle with all your favourite students!  We hope to see you there!

Safety In Field Research Workshop - Monday, April 1, 2013, 1:00pm - 3:00pm in Goodes Hall, classoom 304
.  This is a workshop designed for all researchers who are responsible for the safety of students and staff who work under their supervision and for all students who are or will be doing field and/or off-campus research. For more information and to register, click here.
 
CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS


Centre for Neuroscience Studies Seminar Series - presents Dr. Tod Kippin, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara, Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013, 4:00-5:00pm in Botterall Hall B143.  Topic:  Sex Differences in Animal Models of Drug Abuse.

Department of Psychology Distinguished Speaker - Dr. Diego A. Pizzagalli,
Harvard Medical School Friday, April 5, 2013 at 2:30pm in Ellis Auditorium.  Topic:  Anhedonia in Depression:  Clues from Affective Neuroscience.  Dr. Pizzagalli is an associate professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.  The main goals of his research are to improve our understanding of the psychological, environmental, and neurobiological factors associated with mood disorders, particularly major depression.  For abstract click here.

PREVNET's 7th Annual Conference -will be taking place at the Chestnut Conference Centre in downtown Toronto on May 7th, 2013.  The theme of this year's conference is "It's Everybody's Role to Promote Mental Health and Prevent Bullying".  Led by two of Canada's foremost experts in the field of bullying, Dr. Wendy Craig of Queen's University and Dr. Debra Pepler of York University, PREVNET (Promoting Relationships Eliminating Violence) is a national network of 67 Canadian researchers from 27 universities and 53 national child and youth serving organizations, dedicated to stopping bullying in Canada.  Teachers, counselors, parents, volunteers, youth and any others interested in bullying prevention will be able to network, and to learn of the latest knowledge and practical tips from Canada's foremost researchers and national community organizations:  Over 400 participants are expected!  For more information or to register click here.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Dalhousie University, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience - invites applications for a Senior Instructor position in the CPA Accredited Clinical Psychology Program.  This position is full time and is available starting July 1, 2013.  Job candidates should have a PhD in Psychology (CPA or APA accredited program), completed a CPA or APA accredited internship.  Applicant should be eligible for registration as a clinical psychologist in the province of Nova Scotia; and have experience in psychology undergraduate and graduate teaching, clinical training, and program administration.  Further information about Dalhousie can be found at www.dal.ca.  For further information on the position click here.

Dalhousie University, Faculty of Science, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience -
invites applications for a ten-month 50% full-time limited-term teaching position at the Instructor level beginning August 1, 2013 and ending May 31, 2014.  Applicants must have completed a Masters degree and have experience related to scientific writing.  Familiarity with SCIE 1111 and university writing centres would be assets.  Applications should be submitted by April 15, 2013.  For more information click here.

The University of Winnipeg, Department of Psychology
- invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Developmental Psychology.  The appointment will be effective July 1, 2013.  The closing date for applications is April 15, 2013.  For more information and how to apply click here.

 

 

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