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WEEK of  26 March 2010 

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

TUESDAY,

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
TUESDAY
APRIL 27, 2010 9:00 A.M.

PhD Oral. Min-Ching, Kuo. Regulations of Sensory Cortical Plasticity by Neuromodulators and Sensory Experiences. Supervisor: Dr. Hans C. Dringenberg. External Examiner: Dr. Andrew C. Chapman, Concordia University.

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
 
April 1, 2010
 Clinical Meeting
 1:30 p.m.
April 1, 2010
 Undergraduate Committee Meeting
 3:00 p.m.
April 8, 2010
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:00 p.m.
April 15, 2010
 Departmental Meeting
 3:00 p.m.



CIHR INSTITUTE OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, CHILD AND YOUR HEALTH (CIHR-IHDCYH)
CIHR-IHDCYH, CIHR-Ethics Office, and their partners recently released for a national consultation, a draft document on ethical best practices for health research involving children and adolescents. Written comments on the draft content will be accepted until August 2010. For more information about this document and how to submit your comments, please visit the CIHR-IHDCYH website at:  www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/41268.html
 
CLINICAL BROWN BAG (Tess Clifford)

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.

April 12, 2010
Sylvia Magrys                                

Provincial Health Care Team Challenge Champions- an interprofessional group of students from Queen's featuring our own Sylvia Magrys " Interprofessional  Education and Professional Practice from the Student's Perspectives"


     

    NOMINATIONS OF HONORARY SPEAKERS FOR SPRING CONVOCATION
    The Dean is inviting faculty to nominate people who could serve as honorary speakers at three Arts and Science convocation ceremonies. For further details please see theattached memorandum.

    CHARTING NEW DIRECTION IN EMAIL SERVICE
    Should a university continue to run its own in-house email system - or is it time to consider better alternatives?  This question is being asked at universities around the world today, including Queen's.  "Cloud Computing" - internet-based computing in which organizations share the resources of an external service provider.  More information about the proposed change will be posted soon on the ITServices web site. Faculty and staff are encouraged to provide feedback at future.email@queensu.ca

    WEBCT TO MOODLE
    Changing from WEBCT to MOODLE.  Please read the latest Newsletter  re Moodle  Anyone who would like to see what Moodle looks like can log in here: moodle.queensu.ca/    You can explore the course, About Moodle, which includes exemplars of the many things you can do with a 'Moodle' site or course. In this 'course' your role is that of a student.  In the section Teaching with Moodle, there is an illustrated document called Queen's Moodle I - Quick Start (pdf) that is specific to Moodle at Queen's.  Another generic (but free) online resource that is quite useful is:  Using Moodle - Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course Management System  by Jason Cole and Helen Foster is published by O'Reilly as part of the Community Press series.  Download: http://docs.moodle.org/en/Using_Moodle_book   Workshops will be offered in April, after classes are over, and throughout the summer. 

    BROCKINGTON/DUNNING/MEMORIAL FUND APPLICATIONS [ Deadline is MARCH 31, 2010 ]

    • The Brockington Visitorship. The Senate Committee on Creative Arts and Public Lectures invites nominations for the Brockington Visitorship. Proposals will be accepted for up to $7,000. Details:Further details please go to www.queensu.ca/secretariat/senate/BV_CDTL.html

    • The Chancellor Dunning Trust. The Senate Committee on Creative Arts and Public Lectures invites nominations for the Chancellor dunning Trust Lecture. Proposals will be accepted for up to $16,000.  Deadline is March 31. Further details please go to www.queensu.ca/secretariat/senate/BV_CDTL.html

    • George Taylor Richardson Memorial Fund This fund provides grants to support public performances and exhibitions for the benefit of the Queen's and broader Kingston communities. Details: www.queensu.ca/secretariat/senate/committe/standing/richardson.html

    CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /LECTURES
    Call for Posters.  A Brain Research Meeting. The Emerging Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Etiologic Insights; Treatment Opportunities. San Diego, CA November 11-12, 2010. Abstract submission deadline: May 28, 2010.  Website: www.brainresearch2010.com

    2nd Conference on Positive Aging. An Interdisciplinary Team Approach for Health Professionals. Poster abstract submission deadline is March 26th, 2010. Conference Date is Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27, 2010.  Please go to website for further details.

    Department of Philosophy, Thursday, April 1, 2010, Watson Hall, Room 517 at 4:30 p.m.  Timothy Waligore (Queen's University). "Hegel, History, and Freedom". Everyone Welcome.

    COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY WORKSHOP
    Intermediate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy workshop, June 17 and 18, 2010 at Providence Care, Mental Health Services, Kingston, Ontario. For further information please see the attached brochure.    For registration please see attached.

    BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
    Blood Services will be holding a blood donor clinic from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 29th in the Biosciences Atrium.  The following blood donor clinic will be from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 23rd in Macgillivrary-Brown Hall.  Additional Blood Donor Clinic Locations can be found at http://blood.ca/

    JOBS
    Psychometrist.  An established private practice in midtown Toronto is looking for committed and motivated individuals to administer a wide range of psychometric tests and prepare written reports, on a part or full-time basis.  The clients served are preschool and school age children, adolescents and adults.  Please email, fax or mail typed resumes to Carla Freedman, Office Manager.  Email: carlaf@marcovitch.ca  Fax 416-780-9490 Mail: 491 Lawrence Ave. West, Ste. 405, Toronto, ON M5M 1C7.


     


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