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Queen's University


WEEK of 8 May 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

 May 21, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
 3:30 p.m.
 June 18, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
  3:30 p.m.

Congratulations to Joe Camilleri who is this year's winner of the Andrew McGhie Prize for 2008/2009 for the best Doctoral thesis. 

Congratulations to the following students who will be convocating (Ceremony 14) Wednesday, June 10 9:30 am

MSc                       PhD

Emilie Chan           Jenny Ito
Joe Duncan
Quan Lam

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Government of Canada's agency for health research, and the Bloorview Children's Hospital Foundation have committed $3.9 million over three years, provided through Bright Futures for Kids with Disabilities, to support five outstanding teams of researchers who will carrying out innovative research projects. Patricia Minnes and her team will help preschoolers with developmental disorders start school successfully. Patricia is PI on one of these grants and co-investigator on another.  For further details please go to website:

Dean Tripp has been awarded the Frank Knox Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence. Dean will be presented with the award at the June 10th Convocation ceremony.

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

AGSIP NEWS (Audrey Hager)
AGSIP will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 28th at 12:30 p.m. in Room 223.  There will be pizza!  Mark you calendars now!


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!

2009 APA CONVENTION.  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:

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: 

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

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