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Queen's University

WEEK of 15 May 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

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

The following students will be receiving CPA Certificates of Academic Excellence:
Masters Thesis  Certificates: Sarah Bannoff (Mark Sabbagh, Supervisor), Elizabeth Hallinan (Valerie Kuhleimer, Supervisor) and Tara Haley (Dean Tripp, Supervisor).

Doctoral Thesis Certificates: Joesph Camilleri (Vern Quinsey Supervisor), Jenny Ito (Mark Sabbagh, Supervisor) and Bonnie MacNeil (Ron Holden, Supervisor).

Please join us for a retirement party in the Craine Lounge on  Friday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m. for Carolyn Morrison, our Undergraduate Assistant who will be retiring at the end of May.The event will be catered by Windmills with cake by Jane.   For those wishing to sign a card, please see Candace Hartley in Humphrey 231.

WELCOME (Candace Hartley)
We wish to extend a warm welcome Carmen Costa (Family Medicine), our new incoming Undergraduate Assistant to the Department of Psychology.  Carmen begins her  job Tuesday, May 19. Please stop by Carmen's office, Humphrey 225 and say hello.

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!

A new resource website has been launched for Queen's faculty and staff who invite international academic visitors to campus. Note the site is housed in the "Queen's International" subsection of the Queen's site, under the tab "Faculty Visitors".  To view website please go to . Immigration regulations and their implications for visiting academics are not only complex, but also subject to change. For assistance with visitors or to comment on this website please contact Monica Stewart. Email:

OFFICE OF RESEARCH SERVICES- Queen's U Research Participant Recruitment Service.
The Office of Research Services would like to hear from faculty members about their interest in a Queen's-based community participant recruitment service.  This would not conflict with any existing subject pools and is intended as a service to Queen's researchers. To this end they are surveying Queen's researchers about their participant recruitment practices now.  The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. If you have any questions please contact Laura-Lee Balkwill at ext 74025 or email:  Please click the link to go directly to the survey:

Open House,
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.  Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23.  Botterell Hall, Ninth Floor.  Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.  Fur further details please see the flyer.

One Size Doesn't Fit All: Primary Care Access for Vulnerable Populations. Panel discussion co-hosted by CIHR's Institute of Gender and Health and CIHR's Institute of Health Services and Policy Research. Wednesday, May 27, 2009.  Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Rowell Room, Flavelle House, 78 Queen's Park, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto. The event is co-moderated by Dr. Colleen Floor and Dr. Joy Johnson. The event is free but please RSVP to guarantee a seat:

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: 

Did you know.... Leggett Hall and Victoria Hall Residences  are open from May to August for individual accommodations.  Invite your family and friends to stay with us this summer and take advantage of your Queen's Employee "Loved Ones".  Special rate for 2009.  Contact Queen's Event Services for reservations
Website location is

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!


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