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Queen's University

WEEK of 27 MARCH 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

April 2, 2009 
 Undergraduate Committee

  3:30 p.m.

April 7, 2009 (TUESDAY)  Clinical Meeting & Reception
 2:00 p.m. (Note Time & Date)
April 16, 2009  Departmental Meeting  3:30 p.m.
April 23, 2009
 Graduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.

UPCOMING ORALS (held in Humphrey Hall Room 228 unless otherwise noted)
April 9, 2009, 9:30 a.m. Jennie Ito, PhD . The Phenomenology of Role Play: Are Children 'Thinking-as-if' or 'Behaving-as-if'? Supervisor: Dr. Mark Sabbagh. External Examiner: Dr. Cristina Atance, University of Ottawa.

This fund has been established to encourage academic visits by women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities (Category D). Proposals must include the Scholar's curriculum vitae and a detailed budget. Guidelines see attached.  For further information and program deadline, please contact Kevin Munhall, Acting Head.


Wednesday, April 1, Humphrey 223, 12:00 p.m.  Sandra Marques will speak on "Self-regulation and rejection in romantic relationships".

Reminder that all forms must go to Jane Dauncey, Budget Assistant for processing before Wednesday, April 15, 2009.  Website:

NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program. (Update). Internal Selection Process and Guidelines.  Please contact Karina McInnis at ext. 33108 ( if you are interested in applying to the CREATE program.  Internal LOI Deadline: 12 Noon, May 1, 2009.  Internal Committee Review: May 8, 2009.  NSERC Deadline: May 15, 2009.  Details see attached.

Starting Monday, March 30th until mid-May the entrance to Richardson Stadium off Johnson Street will not be accessible.  During this time Richardson Stadium can be accessed from Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd. or Union Street.

Starting Monday, April 6th until Monday, May 4thUnion Street will be closed from Ellerbeck Street to Collingwood Street.  You will find maps for both alternate shuttle routes at website  Scroll down and click on "Parking" under the Services heading then scroll down to the heading "Queen's Shuttle Service" where you will find links to both maps. For further information contact Donna Stover, Parking Manager, at 77589.  

CONFERENCES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Early Bird Deadline forThe 17th Annual David Berman Memorial Concurrent Disorders Conference, April 3rd, 2009, is quickly approaching.  Please make sure to register now to ensure attendance space at the conference and to take advantage of the reduced rates.  An electronic PDF copy of the brochure is available on our website . You can register by phone, fax, direct mail, or through our online registration website at   If you have any further questions or concerns,please do not hesitate to contact our office: Telephone: (604) 822-7524 or Toll-free within BC: 1-877-328-7744; by Fax: (604) 822-4835 or via E-mail:

Early Years Conference - The Rights of the Child, The Victoria Conference Centre and the Fairmont Empress, Victoria, British Columbia.  February 4th - 6th, 2010.[endif] An electronic PDF copy of the advanced notice is available on our website at  We are accepting abstract submissions until April 30th, 2009. If possible, please submit your abstract on-line at  If you wish to obtain a printed copy of the advanced notice, they may be requested by contacting our office: Telephone: (604) 822-7524 or Toll-free within BC:  1-877-328-7744; by Fax: (604) 822-4835 or via E-mail: .

National Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Vancouver, B.C., June 5 and 6, 2009. Connecting Minds 2009. Keynote Address: Dr. Sam Gosling - "A Room with a Clue". For more information visit

International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, July 24 - 26, Vancouver, B.C.  Early registration ends May 1st, 2009.  For information contact Steve Charlton at 604-669-5065. Call for Papers - deadline for submitting is March 31, 2009.

WORKSHOPS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CAPDA WORKSHOP:  "Differential Diagnosis of the Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome & Misdiagnosis of Cognitive Impairment in Brain Injury Litigation".  Keynote Address:  Dr. Grant P. Iverson.  (This workshop is open to Psychology Students & Non-Pyschology Professionals).  May 15, 2009, The Albany Club, 91 King Street East (Downtown Toronto).  Details attached.

Providence Care, Mental Health Services and the Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University present:  Fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:  A Balanced Approach.  A Two-Day Introductory Course with Michela David, Ph.D., C.Psych.  Outdoor Centre, Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, 1641 Perth Road, Kingston, Ontario.  May 7 & 8, 2009.  Details see attached.

Next blood donor clinic will be held in Biosciences,  Monday, March 30th from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Teaching Positions Available.  The Department of Psychology at Queen's University requests applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching any of the following courses in the Fall, 2009 - PSYC 805*/0.5 Introductory Assessment and PSYC-974*/0.25 Advanced Therapy II. Applications should be submitted to Kevin Munhall, Acting Head, Department of Psychology.  Deadline for applications is May 22, 2009.  Further details please see attachment.

Part Time Job in Private Practice.  Looking for a Ph.D. or Masters graduate to do clinical treatment and assessment under the supervision of a registered psychologist.  Details see attached.


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