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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK OF October 4, 2013

(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted) 

October 3, 2013
Clinical Meeting
October 3, 2013 Undergraduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm
October 10, 2013 Policies & Procedures  Meeting 2:30pm
October 17, 2013 Departmental Meeting 1:00pm
October 24, 2013 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm
**Please note: Dr. Brenda Brouwer, Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies and Dr. Kim McAuley, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies will be visiting on October 17, 2013 during the Departmental Meeting which will be held at 1:00pm.**

Attached are the procedures and links for the 2013-14 NSERC (Doctoral) competition. This includes a document of tips for referees here, the NSERC pdf and lastly, the table showing selection criteria and indicators here.

Also, here are the procedures and tips for the 2014-2015 SSHRC doctoral competition.


Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Awards, 2014-15

Announcements, Renewal Guidelines and Application forms.  These documents are also available on our website:

We would like to remind you of the following:  “All applicants must be prescreened as no more than two applications per award level (Master’s, Doctoral and Post Doctoral) are to be submitted by any one institution to a maximum of six applications per university”.

Autism Scholars Awards, 2014-15 Announcements and Application forms. These documents are also available on our website:

OWHS Awards Announcement-OWHS Renewal Announcement-OWHS Awards Application -OWHS Awards Renewal Form-Autism Award announcement-Autism Award Application

May 22-25, 2014 – San Francisco, CA, USA-The APS Convention is the premiere international meeting dedicated to psychological science, featuring talks, symposia, and posters presenting the latest research across the field. At the convention you can meet distinguished scientists, learn about the latest research and methods, and network for tomorrow’s collaborations.

 Call for Submissions:APS's convenient online system accepts symposium and poster presentations. 

  • Symposium submissions are accepted through midnight December 1, 2013, Pacific Standard Time.
  • Poster submissions are accepted through midnight January 31, 2014, Pacific Standard Time.

Submit now:

There will be a speaker night on Wednesday, October 9th. Dr. Taufik A. Valiante, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), Neurosurgeon at Toronto Western Hospital will discuss the topic of epilepsy surgery. It will be held in Botterell Hall, Room B139.   For more information, visit If you would like to RSVP for the event, please e-mail

We invite you to attend "Complex Data and Analytics in Medical Research", a one-day symposium geared to researchers, faculty, and professionals in technology, medicine, and health care. The event will feature six renowned speakers in the field, bringing to you discussions on the latest advances.The symposium will take place at the Metropolitan Hotel in Toronto, Ontario (108 Chestnut Street) on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013. For more details visit: Registration is now available at:

The Alzheimer Society of KFL&A is hosting their annual conference this year on Thursday, November 7th, 2013. The topic of the conference is "Let's Talk About Dementia" and will be held at The Olympic Harbour Restaurant in Kingston, Ontario. The goal of the conference is to facilitate and encourage conversation about the various different forms of dementia and to awareness to these diseases. They would like to extend an invitation to students to attend the conference. There is a reduced ticket price for students available. For more detailed information, please refer to the brochures and information sheet. If you have any further questions, please contact Caitlin Norwich-Stevenson at, or 613-544-3078 ext 202.

2nd Annual Pelvic Health Symposium - Taking a Biopsychosocial Approach to the treatment of Abdomino-Pelvic Pain
. To be held on January 18, 2014, 8:30-4:30pm at Toronto Don Valley Hotel and Suites (Applying for Mainpro-M1 hours). Join our internationally recognized academics, researchers and clinicians as they share their expertise in developing an evidence-based biopsychosocial framework for the treatment of abdomino-pelvic pain. To register and for more information click here.

Pain Science and Pain Education, Supporting Innovations in Clinical Practice
is a course taking place in Toronto on January 19, 2014, 8:00am-4:00pm. The instructor is Neil Pearson, a physiotherapist, Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC, and a yoga therapist.  He teaches pain science and pain-care across Canada and internationally, to health care professionals, yoga teachers, and people in pain. To register for this course and more information click here.

The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc.
is offering the following workshops in Ontario this fall. Register early and save 10% if registration received 3 weeks prior to workshop. Save an additional 5% if you pay online. For list of workshops click here. For registration, more details, please visit our website at:


“The Department of Psychology at Oakland University ( invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in SOCIAL/PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall, 2014 from candidates whose primary research interests are focused on issues within social/personality psychology (broadly defined) and complement those of existing faculty. In addition to a curriculum vitae and cover letter, applicants must submit electronically a statement of professional interests and goals regarding teaching and research and up to three representative reprints or preprints at Please arrange for the electronic submission of at least three letters of reference. Inquiries and letters of reference should be directed to Dr. Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Search Committee Chair, Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough  invites applications for two tenure-stream appointments in the fields of: Social Psychology (#1301313) and Developmental Neuroscience  (#1301323). The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2014. All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the  University of Toronto Faculty Careers Page at and submitting your application online. Please refer to the job posting numbers above and pay close attention to individual closing dates and application requirements.

Social Psychology - Job Posting 1301313

Closing date: November 12, 2013 Developmental Neuroscience - Job Posting 1301323

Closing date: November 13, 2013 For more information about the Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Scarborough please visit our home page:>.

The Department of Psychology of  McGill University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology with an anticipated starting date of Sept. 1, 2014.  An ideal candidate will be conducting research in a major area of psychopathology. For more information please see this  link.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing on July 1, 2014 in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development (APHD). The closing date will be November 15, 2013. All application materials should be submitted online at: For more information please click here.

The University of Waterloo, Department of Psychology is accepting applications for a position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track or tenured) in Developmental Psychology. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2014.  Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.  For more information click here.

The University of Waterloo
is accepting applications for a 2-year Lecturer position in Psychology.  The successful candidate will teach Introductory Psychology and other courses in more than one domain in Psychology. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2014. Applications should be submitted electronically by November 18, 2013.  For more information click here.

Northern Kentucky University, Department of Psychological Science
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience beginning August 2014. A Ph.D. in Psychology is required. Those with a research background in cognition, neuroscience, or other related areas are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. For more information click here.

The Azrieli Fellows Program -
The Azrieli Foundation is pleased to announce the award of Azrieli International Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year. We are also delighted to announce our new Call for Applications, for the 2014-2015 academic year. Azrieli post-doctoral fellowships enable the best and brightest of Canadian academia to pursue post-doctoral research in Israel for 1 - 2 years, in all fields of study. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have completed a doctorate at a Canadian university. The fellowships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Candidates are assessed by leading experts and academics for their potential to make cutting-edge contributions to their respective fields. Aspects of personal merit and leadership abilities are also taken into consideration. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at

St.Francis Xavier University
is seeking its 18th President and Vice Chancellor. Please see this ad for more information.

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