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Queen's University


WEEK of  04 NOVEMBER 2011

(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

November 10, 2011 Priorities & Procedures Meeting 3:00p.m.
November 17, 2011 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.
November 24, 2011 Graduate Committee Meeting 3:00p.m.

Congratulations to the following Graduate students who will be convocating at Ceremony 1 on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in Grant Hall.

M.Sc. Kristen Blacker (J. Jacobson), Jennifer Bossio (M. Chivers), Jacqueline Chin (R. Holden), Brock Criger, (C. Fekken), Emma Dargie (C.Pukall), Maya Gupta (C. Bowie), Laura Katz (D. Tripp), Cherie La Rocque (K. Harkness), Dianna Lanteigne (T. Hollenstein), Jason Rajsic (D. Wilson), Graham Raynor (I. Johnsrude), Jessica Spape ( M. Chivers), Claudia Tsai (H. Dringenberg), Rachel Wayne (I. Johnsrude), Arnelie Yak (R. Flanagan)

Ph.D.  Julie Buchan (K. Munhall), Tessen Clifford (P. Minnes), Annie Hsieh (D. Tripp), Elisabeth Melsom (R. Lindsay), Meghan Norris (L. Fabrigar), Daniel Saunders (N. Troje)

Airs Thursday, November 10th on CBC's Doc Zone (9pm, 9:30 NT). A documentary which may be of interest to Psychology faculty/students, about the increasingly prevalent trend for young Canadians to continue living with their parents into adulthood. For more information click here.

QUEEN'S  MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION LAUNCHES WEBSITE. The Principal's Commission on Mental Health at Queen's has launched a website designed to keep the community informed about it's activities and encourage participation across the campus.

PURSUIT AWARD: Improving the Lives of Kids with Disabilities.  
The Bloorview Research Institute offers this award, The Pursuit Award, which will recognize Ph.D. students for their outstanding achievements in childhood disability research. For more information on this award click here.  

2012 Humanities Conference, Montreal, June 14-17 - Call For Papers
Click here.

The Margolese National Brain and Heart Disorders Prizes - Call For Nominations: Deadline: November 15, 2011, Midnight, PST.  For more information, click here.

RSIG - Call For Papers. The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) Research Special Interest Group (RSIG) is inviting proposals for presentations and posters for its annual research conference to be held Thursday, April 19th, 2012 at the Ambassador Conference Resort, in Kingston, Ontario.  For more information about RSIG and OADD, click here.

Japan-Canada Academic Consortium Forum. Apply now for a chance to participate in the 3rd annual Japan Canada Academic Consortium Student Forum, to be held in Kyoto, Japan. The theme of this year's forum is "Cooperation and Mutual Understanding between Canada and Japan in Post-Disaster Era".  with sub-topics including "Tourism in Canada, Japan, and the Global Society" and "Intercultural Learning for Successful International Cooperation".  For more information click here.

Workshop On Parallel Computing. These workshops will take place on October 31 - November 2nd 2011 at the University of Ottawa, and on November 7-9, 2011 at the HPCVL Training Room in Kingston, Ontario.  They are free for anyone interested. For more information click here.

The Southern Ontario Interdisciplinary Health And Aging Symposium (SOIHAS).is a province-wide conference for graduate students that will be held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario on February 24th and 25th, 2012. The theme of the inaugural conference is Healthy Aging Across the Life Course. The deadline for abstract submission is January 9th, 2012. For more information click here.  

2012 4th International Conference On Communications, Mobility, And Computing (CMC2012) Guilin, China, May 21-23, 2012. Call for Papers & Exhibits, deadline to submit is December 10, 2011. For more information click here.

Queen's-Blyth International Studies Program - Instructors Required. Queen's University at Kingston, and Blyth Education, Toronto, are jointly offering a range of intensive university-level spring/summer courses at a number of venues in Europe, Central America, and the Southern Hemisphere.  For more information about the Queen's-Blyth International Studies Program, please email the Queen's-Blyth Administrative Assistant or call (613) 533-2815.  Further information about the International Programs Office may be found here.

Halpern & Associates Psychological Services - Career Opportunity In Cobourg, Ontario.  Clinical practice in Cobourg has a career opportunity for a psychologist. For more information click here.

  China-Canada Scholars' Exchange Program (CCSEP) for 2012-13.The Chinese Embassy in Canada is calling for applications for the China-Canada Scholars' Exchange program for the academic year 2012-13.  Scholarships are offered to Canadian citizens pursuing studies/research at the Master's or PhD level in subject areas related to China.  Complete program information can be found here.

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a professional appointment (Clinical Psychology) at the rank of Assistant Professor or, in the exceptional case, an Associate Professor to begin with a possible start date of July 1st, 2012. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2011 until the position is filled. Click here for details.

The University of Waterloo, Clinical Psychology Program.Applications are being accepted for the position of Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the CPA and APA accredited Clinical Psychology program. The anticipated starting date for the position is July 1, 2012. Review of applications began October 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Click here for details.

Carleton University, Department of Psychology invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in Occupational Health Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2012. Click here for details.

The University of Alberta, Department of Psychology is seeking to fill a Faculty Lecturer position in Abnormal/Clinical Psychology, effective July 1, 2012. Review of applications begins December 1, 2011 and will remain open until filled. Click here for details.

Simon Fraser University, Department of Psychology invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, one in Developmental Psychology and a second in Social Psychology. Applications will be reviewed after December 5, 2011. Click here for details.

Mount Royal University, Department of Psychology, Calgary, AB. invites applications for two tenure-track positions commencing August 15, 2012. One position teaching Introductory Psychology and either or both the History of Psychology and/or introductory and advanced courses in the area of Social Psychology. Click here for details. The other position is for teaching introductory courses in Abnormal Psychology and Theories of Personality as well as advanced courses in Abnormal Psychology and Theories of Clinical and Counseling Psychology. Click here for details.

REMINDERS of upcoming External Scholarship Deadlines (from the Graduate Office)

SSHRC- (Master's and Doctoral) Competitions - Departmental deadline is Friday, November 11, 2011.

CIHR CGS Master's Competition - Notification will be given as soon as information becomes available.

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