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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK of  25 MAY 2012



Congratulations are extended to the following faculty who have recently been under consideration for Personnel decisions, all of which take effect July 1, 2012:

Kate Harkness Promoted to Full Professor
Cella Olmstead 
Promoted to Full Professor
Mark Sabbagh 
Promoted to Full Professor



The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures & Interventions July 18-22 Telluride, Colorado. Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education is putting together a unique conference on research on Compassion. Conference details and registration can be found here.

Canada's Premier Bullying Prevention Conference June 19 Toronto.  Led by two of Canada's foremost experts in the field of bullying, Dr. Debra Pepler and Dr. Wendy Craig, PREVNet (Promoting Relationships Eliminating Violence) is a national network of 60 Canadian Researchers from 27 universities and 50 national child and youth serving organizations, dedicated to stopping bullying in Canada. Registration is $300. To register or for more information, please click here.

Queen's Science Quest - Science Quest is a camp on Queen's Campus that strives to engage and empower youth by sparking an interest in science, technology and engineering. Professors, graduate students and professionals are all needed to participate in the Mentorship program. Even one presentation, tour or activity will help campers imagine themselves in science studies and careers. If you are interested in becoming a Mentor, please contact Katherine Silins (Outreach Director) via email.


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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