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WEEK of  5 November  2010    
 

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

Nov. 11, 2010
Priorities & Procedures Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Nov. 18, 2010
Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Nov. 25, 2010
Graduate Committee Meeting
2:30 p.m.
Dec. 2, 2010
 Clinical Meeting
1:30 p.m.
Dec. 2,2010  Undergraduate Committee Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Dec. 16, 2010
 Departmental Meeting [Guest - Principal Woolf] 3:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

CPA NEWS (Kate Harkness)
Great news! The results from CPA are in and we have been re-accredited with a term of  5 years! Thanks again to everyone who helped out with the self-study and site visit and, in particular, Theresa, Dianne, Sara, and Marie.

REMEMBRANCE DAY
Remembrance Day service  featuring Queen's Choral Ensemble. Admission: Free Location: Grant Hall   (classes cancelled 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

CONGRATULATIONS 
Congratulations to Chris Bowie and family upon the arrival of  Ronan William Bowie, born at 8:47am, Thursday, November 4, 2010 weighing 8lb 4.4oz. Everyone is doing exceptionally well.

GOOD FAMILY VISITING FACULTY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
Proposals to the Good Family Visiting Faculty Research Fellowship competition are now being accepted.  The deadline for completed applications is January 15, 2011. They approximately $50,200 to support the fifth Good Family Visiting Fellow.  See details attached.

VISITING TRUDEAU FELLOWSHIP 2011 (INTERNATIONAL)
The Visiting Trudeau Fellowship offers Canadian universities the possibility to invite an outstanding international public intellectual, creative artist or writer of their choice. The universities have access to an amount of up to $225,000 to finance the Fellow's stay.  Further details please see website:http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/program/fellowships   Please see attached memo for further details. Deadline for nominations is December 1, 2010.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS-HUMAN RIGHTS
Call for Nominations for the 2010 Human Rights Initiatives Award. The Award recognizes initiatives that have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of equality and human rights at Queen's University. The name of this year's award-winning initiative will be announced on December 10, International Human Rights Day.  Nominations may be provided by completing a nomination form (attached) or by calling or emailing the Human Rights Office at (613) 533-6886 or hrights@queensu.ca  The deadline for nominations is November 30, 2010.

RENEWAL OF DEAN DR. ALISTAIR MACLEAN
Dr. Alistair Maclean has indicated that he would like to be considered for a two-year extension to his current term as Dean. Please see the attached memo from Robert A. Silverman, Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic). Letters should be submitted to Bob Silverman by November 12, 2010.
 

PRINTING NEWS - UPDATE
Dunning Hall Printing is open and operating the same as ever  with Paul Dumbleton and Lynn Dillon working on side and employed by Delta Printing. Exams or any other Digital printing will be done through Dunning Hall.

SOCIAL AETIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS FELLOWSHIP

The Social Aetiology of Mental Illness (SAMI) Training Program announces its call for applications for the 2011 - 2012 Fellowship. Fellowships are for one year, fully funded, research-based, and will help top-class research students further develop their skills in investigating the social aetiology of mental illness. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. EST. The application instructions are available at: http://knowledgex.camh.net/researchers/areas/sami

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /LECTURES
Conference on Positive Aging: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Health Professionals
.  Early bird deadline is November 1st.  Conference Date and Location:  Friday & Saturday, November 26 & 27, 2010. The Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites, Vancouver, B.C. For further details please go to website: http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Positive_Aging_2010.html

SPACE AND FLOWS: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN AND EXTRAURBAN STUDIES University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, USA
4-5 December 2010 http://www.spacesandflows.com/conference-2010/

JOBS

Tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology, UNB Fredericton invites applications at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2011.  Review of applications will start November 15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please see attached for further details.

University of Calgary, Department of Psychology seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of Neuropsychology to start July 1, 2011. Closing date for applications is December 31, 2010.  Further details please go to website: http://psyc.ucalgary.ca/home/employment-opportunities


University of Calgary, Department of Psychology seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of Industrial & Organizational Psychology to start July 1, 2011. Closing date for applications is December 31, 2010.  Further details please go to website: http://psyc.ucalgary.ca/home/employment-opportunities

McGill University, Department of Psychology seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Social Neuroscience Psychology. Anticipated starting date of September 1, 2011. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2010.  Send curriculum vitae, areas of research, reprints to Chair, Social Search Committee, Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205Dr. Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1.  Website: http://www.psych.mcgill.ca/


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