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WEEK of  18 NOVEMBER 2011

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

November 24, 2011 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30p.m.
FALL PREVIEW (Jill Atkinson)

The Faculty of Arts and Science received over 6000 visitors during the two days of Fall Preview which makes it one of our most important recruitment activities in attracting high quality, engaged students.  I would like to thank the DSC representatives, Madison, Taleen, Jordan, Amy and Lexy, for giving their time on the weekend to help the department in this way.  Their enthusiasm for PSYC was certainly communicated to the high school students and their parents.

CURLING PARTY - MARK YOUR CALENDARS - Saturday, December 10, 2011.  The Psychology Department invites Faculty, Retirees, Adjuncts, Staff, Graduate Students, Research Assistants and Post-Doc Fellows,  to attend the annual curling party at the Royal Kingston Curling Club (Days Road).  Curling from 1:30 - 3:30, Dinner at 4:00pm.  Please register your teams of 4 people along with your team name to Jane Dauncey by email.  Cost: of tickets:  Grad Students $10.00, Individuals $15.00, Family rate $25.00 .  Tickets will be available in the near future.  Let's Talk Science is interested in providing an hour long activity for children ages 5-10.  If interested, please RSVP with Jane.  Minimum of 4 students required.  We are also looking for other  volunteers to help with activities for children.  Carpooling can be arranged through Jane.  No prior curling experience required.

YORK UNIVERSITY-MITACS VISION SCIENCE SUMMER SCHOOL
The Centre for Vision Research (CVR) at York University offers a one-week, all-expenses-paid undergraduate summer school on vision science. This year's program will be held June 3-8, 2012. Click here for details.

CONGRATULATIONS!
Congratulations Rick Eves for being one of the Staff Recognition Award winners 2011!

CONGRATULATIONS! (Ingrid Johnsrude)
Julia Huyck
has been awarded the Frederick V. Hunt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Acoustics by the Acoustical Society of America.
Fabienne Samson has received a postdoctoral training award from the Fonds de Recherche Sante Quebec.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS

SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTERDISCIPLINARY SOCIAL SCIENCE
. This year's Social Sciences Conference will take place in Barcelona, Spain at Universidad Abat Oliba CEU, June 25-28, 2012.  The deadline for the next round in the call for papers is November 22, 2011, For more information click here.

3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY.  Istanbul, Turkey October 10-13, 2012.  The conference will provide a platform for educators, teachers, researchers, research students and practitioners to present work, exchange knowledge and ideas.  For more information click here.

THE GRADUATE STUDENT JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY (GSJP) - CALL FOR PAPERS. Psychology Graduate Students: Gain experience publishing in psychology, make a contribution to the field and beef up your CV.  The deadline for submissions is December 2, 2011.  For more information click here.

The next CLINICAL BROWN BAG will be held on Friday, November 25, 2011 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. in Humphrey Hall, Room 228. The guest speaker, Angela Morris will be giving a presentation based on her M.Ed. research, entitled "My deaf autistic son and me". Her presentation focuses on children with deafness and autism, and is also relevant to many issues surrounding children with multi-handicaps and the difficulties and misconceptions of their caregivers. All are welcome to attend (and bring a lunch!).

JOB POSTINGS
University of Guelph, Department of Psychology invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in Applied Social Psychology, beginning July 1, 2012. Review of the applications will begin January 16, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled. Click here for details.

University of Western Ontario, Department of Psychology, invites applications for the position of Manager, University Laboratory School. Click here for details and for website

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

CIHR CGS Master's Competition - School of Graduate Studies deadline to upload to ResearchNet is Thursday, January 5, 2012.

LONDON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR 2012-13 (LGAC) - The London Goodenough Association of Canada awards Scholarships to Canadian students pursuing graduate studies in London, England.  The deadline for applications is January 6, 2012.  For more information click here.

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