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Queen's University

Weekly Memo Archive WEEK of  11 MAY 2012


(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

May 17, 2012 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.

CONGRATULATIONS (Ron Holden, Graduate Coordinator)
Congratulations to the following graduate students nominated for the Teaching Assistantship Prize in Psychology for 2011-12: Jeremy Stewart, Erica Refling, Laurel Dault, Jillian Mulroy, Aliza Friedman, Miriam Heavenrich, Mark Uyar, Haley Wong, Katrina Bouchard, Adam Heenan, Justin Deonarine, Rachel Bosma, Rackeb Tesfaye, Katherine Holshausen, Emma Dargie, Jennifer Bossio, Lauren David, Laura Stefanik, Jordon Bawks, Jessica Lougheed, Jason Rajsic and Lexy Schimmel.

All nominees will be receiving a certificate from the department in recognition of their excellent work. The department thanks all of you for your diligence and excellence as indicated by the praise of the students you served. The winner of the Teaching Assistantship prize in Psychology for 2011-2012 (valued at $400) is awarded to Laura Stefanik. Also Laurel Dault and Laura Stefanik will be awarded a Teaching Assistantship Award certificate by the Canadian Council of Departments of Psychology (CCDP).

We congratulate Laura and Laurel on this well deserved recognition of their teaching excellence.


St. Mary's University -The Social/Personality Section of the Canadian Psychological Association is hosting its annual CPA pre-conference on Wednesday, June 13th, from 9:30 - 3:00pm at St.Mary's University. The pre-conference features 6 half-hour talks by Canada's top researcher's in Social/Personality psychology, a poster session, and a hot lunch! On top of that, registration is free, as the conference is graciously being sponsored by St. Mary's Dean of Science. Registration closes this Sunday night, so sign up while slots are still available!  For more information, click here.

2nd Annual Indigenous Education Network's Indigenizing Psychology Symposium - May 31, 2012 - 9 AM to 5 PM, Native Canadian Centre, Toronto, Ontario.  This one-day symposium will cover a wide range of issues related to Indigenous mental health and healing in the community. To register or for more information, email: Steven Vanloffeld.



Ryerson University - Two Limited Term Faculty Positions- The Department of Psychology invites applications for two one-year Limited Term Faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013. The first position will include teaching in core areas such as Introduction to Psychology, Biology Psychology, and Psychopharmacology. The second position will include teaching in core areas such as introduction to Psychology, Child Development, and Adult Development. Enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Martin M. Anthony, Department of Psychology here. Deadline for applications is 4:00pm on May 22, 2012.

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
In conjunction with its Early Learning Initiative, Learning Support Services of the OCDSB is proud to announce the following workshop: Adele Diamond, PH.D., FRSC - Understanding Executive Functions: Strategies for Supporting Students' Development and Preventing Deficits, Friday, June 8, 2012 at Confederation High School, Cafeteria, 1645 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean. For details click here

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