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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK of  16 NOVEMBER 2012         



 (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

November 22, 2012 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30p.m.
December 6, 2012 Clinical Meeting (CANCELLED) 1:00p.m.
December 6, 2012 Undergraduate Meeting (CANCELLED) 2:30p.m.
November 16th Concert To Raise Awareness Of Student Mental Health Initiatives - Queen's University is hosting a concert to raise awareness of student mental health initiatives. We are pleased to welcome Toronto-born, Brooklyn-Based Jazz Vocalist Melissa Stylianou and her New York Band to Kingston! Melissa will be joined by Queen's Faculty of Law staff member and singer-songwriter Megan Hamilton! Friday, November 16, 2012, 7:30p.m. Doors open at 7:00p.m. Chalmers United Church, 212 Barrie St. Tickets are $10 for Students/Seniors and $20 for Adults. Cash or cheques at the door or online at or call 613-533-2558.
Canada - Queen's University - G20 Youth Forum - Queen's University has received an invitation from the G20 Youth Forum International Organizing Committee which will take place in Saint-Petersburg, Russia from 17th to 20th April 2013.  The University has been asked to nominate 10 exceptional individuals (up to 5 students and 5 teachers, professors or academics) to participate at the conference.  Nominations are to be received by the School of Graduate Studies, Gordon Hall Rm 425, to the attention of Deborah Spaar-Mueller. by November 29, 2012. You can upload the application form at:  For more information click here.


Queen's Department of Psychology Distinguished Speaker- Frank A. Russo, Ph.D. Ryerson University - Friday, November 16th 2:30pm Ellis Auditorium. Frank Russo is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Ryerson University and an Adjunct Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.  Dr. Russo's talk is on Musical Synchronization.  The synchronization of rhythmic movement that occurs in music and its functional significance. Click here for Abstract.

Queen's Department of Psychology Distinguished Speaker - Jason Gallivan, Ph.D. Queen's University - Friday, November 23rd, 2:30pm Ellis Auditorium. 
Decoding action intentions from fMRI activity in both the ventral and dorsal visual stream. Jason Gallivan is a Banting postdoctoral fellow working with Randy Flanagan at Queen's University.  Jason's main research interests concern understanding how and where in the brain the processes of perception and action are linked in order to produce goal-directed behaviour.  Click here for Abstract.


Queen's Department of Philosophy - announces the new Abby Benjamin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. This is a one-year non-renewable 12 month fellowship.  The successful applicant will have a demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and public policy, show evidence of teaching potential, and be able to participate constructively in departmental and collegial activities.  The 2013-14 fellowship will start on July 1, 2013.  Applicants must have submitted their doctoral dissertation by that date, and must be within five years of having received their doctorate.  Applications should be sent to the Department of Philosophy, Queen's University by February 1, 2013.     



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