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Queen's University


WEEK of 1 May 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

May 1, 2009
 Undergraduate Committee
 2:30 p.m.
May 7, 2009
 Clinical Meeting
 2:00 p.m.
May 21, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
 3:30 p.m.

Hearty congratulations are extended to the following faculty who have recently been under consideration for Personnel decisions, all of which take effect 1 July 2009:

Caroline Pukall - Tenured & promoted to Associate Professor
Janet Menard - Tenured & promoted to Associate Professor
Beth Kelley - Appointment renewed
Daryl Wilson - Appointment renewed

Two upcoming SHRC workshops: Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. - Research Grant Success Presentation by Dr. Jo VanEvery,  SSHRC Grants Peer Review Process Panel Discussion and at 2:00 p.m. Workshop by Dr. Jo VanEvery What Now? Moving Forward After an Unsuccessful SRG Application. RSVP by May 1 by contacting Giovanna Crocco at

Tuesday, June 9, SSHRC Standard research Grants information Session, 10:30 a.m. Watson Hall, Room 517. Presented by Ms. Emily-Brynn Rozitis, SSHRC Program Officer. RSVP for workshop and/or individual meeting no later than May 29 by contacting Giovanna Crocco at

Friday, June 19 at the Westbrook Golf Club  (noon) - 9 or 18 holes. Please RSVP if you would like to attend, the preferred date and the number of people.  Who will win the trophy and wear the jacket this year?  $35 - 18 holes; $50 with cart; (full price list attached) payable at golf course. Don't want to golf? Come join us for the party in the clubhouse and stay for dinner around 4:30 - 5:00. Come out and join the fun!

Presentation by Prof. Sudhakar Rath, Ph.D., Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology , Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India, on Psycho-social and Cultural Issues on Population, Health and Human Development: Lessons learnt from the East and the West. Monday, May 4th, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in Humphrey Hall, Room 228. See attached abstract.

The 2nd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2009) and the 2nd International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2009) will be jointly held in Tianjin, China, from 17 to 19 October 2009. We cordially invite you to submit a paper and/or an exhibition. Due to numerous requests, the submission deadline is extended to 20 May 2009. It takes only 30 minutes to travel between Tianjin and Beijing by high-speed train.The registration fee of US$420 includes lunches, dinners, and banquet. For more information, visit the conference web page:

The American Psychological Association's 117th Convention will be held in Toronto, Ontario, August 6-9, 2009offering as many as 15,000 APA members and student affiliates an opportunity to attend hundreds of scientific and professional sessions. APA waives registration fees for Student Volunteers who work 6-8 hours on a given day. For further information contact:

The Sand and the Pearl - Images of Transformation in Sandplay Therapy, Fifth National Conference.  Early Registration deadline isMay 15, 2009.  National Conference is 19 & 20 June 2009.  Concordia University, Montreal.  Please see for details.  For more information, contact

7th ANNUAL PAIN DAY: Pain as a chronic preventable illness, Friday, June 5th, 2009.  Days Inn, Kingston.  For registration and further information please contact Professor Dean Tripp.  Email: 

Medicine Hat College is seeking applications for the position of Psychology Instructor.  This is a full-time, continuous position that may be of interest to recent graduates from your department as well as others connected to your area. Len Vandervaart, PhD, Dean of Arts, Medicine Hat College, 403-529-3884.

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

Furnished house or apartment required for the months of July and August 2009 by a Visiting Physics Professor with wife, university age daughter and 8 year old son; location near Queen's preferred. Contact M.J. Stott, 613-533-2680 or email

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