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Queen's University


WEEK of  25 March 2011

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

April 11 2011
10 a.m.
PhD Oral. Annie Hsieh  Pain Communication in Ethnic Concordant and Discordant Dyads. Supervisor: Dr. Dean Tripp. External Examiner: Dr. Patrick McGrath, Dalhousie University.

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)

April 7, 2011
Undergraduate Committee  [Humphrey Hall Rm 131] *Note Location 3:00 p.m.
April 10, 2011 Priorities and Procedures 3:00 p.m.
April 14, 2011 Clinical Committee
1:30 p.m.
April 21, 2011
Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.
April 28, 2011
Graduate Committee
2:30 p.m.

Increasing Class Interaction Using the Classroom Presenter Software, Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 10:30 a.m., B176 Mackintosh Corry, Seminar Room. For further information and to register please go to website:

Congratulations to Laura Katz (Dean Tripp)
who is the successful recipient of the 2011 Trainee Research Interchange Program (TRIP) Award. She will receive a $5,000 grant directly from the Canadian Pain Society after her Trainee Research Interchange Program has been completed. At the Canadian Pain Society conference annual dinner, she will be given a plaque.  The dinner is on Friday, April 15th, 2011 in Niagara Falls.

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is offering WHMIS training sessions at Macintosh Corry, room B176, Lecture Theatre on the following dates:Thursday, March 24 from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 28, from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday, May 3, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  To register please go to website:  

Please find attached an invitation from Jerry Xue and Emily Steer, this year’s ASUS Prof Talk organizers, to all instructors in the Faculty of Arts and Science to participate as a volunteer in the Prof Talk event during this year’s Orientation Week.  All of the details are included in the invitation. We require over 60 “profs” to run this event so their willingness to participate would be very greatly appreciated.  Any questions can be directed to Emily at:

Physiology Seminar - Dr. Mark Giembycz, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Calgary will speak on "How do PDE4 inhibitors work in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?".  Monday, March 28 at 11:30 a.m. , Room 449, Botterell Hall.

Canadian Psychological Association's 72nd Annual Convention- new Sponsorship, Exhibitor & Advertising Prospectus for CPA Convention which will be held at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto Hotel from June 2-4, 2011. Registration is now open.  More information available from:

Psychology/Biology Lecture Series, Friday, April 8, 2011, 2:30 p.m. Ellis Hall, Room 327 . Professor Toru Shimizu, Department of Psychology,University of Florida.  Title: Inside the Bird Brain.  

Guest Speaker - Department of Psychology. Professor Joanna Pozzulo, PhD, C.Psych. Carleton University will speak on "The Z Generation: Examining differences in description and identification abilities between youth and young adults".   Thursday, April 28, 2011, 3:00 p.m. Biosciences Room 1102.

Call for Abstracts - Neuroscience 2011abstract submission opens online on Thursday, April 21, and closes Thursday, May 12. Neuroscience Conference, Nov. 12-16, 2011 Washington, DC.  Further information is available from

Canadian Psychosocial Oncology Partners Fifth Annual CPOP Workshop.
May 6-7th, Toronto, ON . To register, RSVP by April 1.

Psychiatry, University of Toronto.International Society for Affective Disorders and the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments. ISAD 2011 Regional Conference, April 8-9, 2011,Toronto Mariott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel.To register please go to website:

Canadian Psychological Association positions. 
Please follow the link   and find advertisements for career opportunities with CPA - one of which is a term position for the Science Directorte and the other a .8FTE Director of CPA's Education Directorate. Closing date: April 15, 2011.

Clinical Psychology - Associate Professor Competition: PSYO - 2011 
The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a professorial appointment (Clinical Psychology) at the rank of Associate Professor to begin January 1, 2012. Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, program of research and three referees. All documents must be submitted as e-mail attachments and sent to  Applications will be reviewed beginning April 30.

Director of the Psychological Service Centre at the University of Manitoba
.The appointment may begin on or after July 1, 2011, and they will begin reviewing applications on April 30, 2011.  Applications and letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Tod A. Mondor, Head, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba or email:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Eating Disorders Program Douglas University Institute in Mental Health, Montreal, Quebec has an opening of a 2-year position for a postdoctoral research fellow.  Website: information please see attached.


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