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WEEK of  8 October  2010   
 

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

Oct. 14, 2010
Priorities & Procedures Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Oct. 21, 2010
Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Nov. 4, 2010
Clinical Meeting
1:30 p.m.
Nov. 4, 2010
Undergraduate Committee Meeting
3:00 p.m.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES CLOSED
Please note the offices will be closed on Monday, October 11, 2010  for Thanksgiving.  Have a safe and enjoyable long weekend.

FALL 2010 CONVOCATION
FALL Convocation < http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/currentstudents/convocation/fall.html> Congratulations to the following Graduate students who will be convocating at Ceremony 3 on Friday, October 29, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in Grant Hall.

 M.Sc.
Maia Kredentser (L. Fabrigar)
Lindsay Lavictoire (T. Hollenstein)
Sylvia Magrys (M.C. Olmstead)
Andrew Mouck (D. Wilson)
Allisha Patterson (R. Holden)
Rana Pishva (S. Fitneva)
Erica Refling (T. MacDonald)
Kevin Rounding (J. Jacobson)
Lindsay Schaefer (L-J Ji)
Meaghan Wilkin (J. Menard)
 Ph.D.
Megan Davidson (L. Fabrigar)
Kristen Dunfield (V. Kuhlmeier)
Ricardo Flamenbaum (R. Holden)
Jamal Mansour (R. Lindsay/K. Munhall)
Sandra Marques (T. MacDonald)
Liam Marshall (R. Lindsay/B. Butler)
Shelly Paik (L. Fabrigar)
Kelly Smith (C. Pukall)
Pamela Stager (T. MacDonald)
Alexandra Sutherland (W. Craig)
Samantha Waxman (C. Pukall)
Jay Wood (L. Fabrigar)
SSHRC PROGRAM/PARTNERSHIP FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

To promote these new partnership funding opportunities, SSHRC will be holding an information session at Queen's on October 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Room 225, Jeffrey Hall.  Application deadline is November 25, 2010. For further information contact Research Services, Diane Davies at diane.davies@queensu.ca or go to website: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/partnership_grants-bourses_partenariat-eng.aspx

REMINDER-BANTING POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
This is a reminder of the upcoming deadline and process for the Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program. Complete applications are due October 20, 2010 at the Office of Research Services. If you have any questions please call Karina McInnis (ext. 33108).  For the submission process please visit website:http://banting.felloships-bourses.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.html

TAKE OUR KIDS TO WORK DAY
The annual Take Our Kids to Work Day is being held on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. An on-line application must be completed for all Grade 9 students participating in Take Our Kids to Work Day at Queen's University. The on-line application is available on the Human Resources website at http://www.hr.queensu.ca/ and must be filled out no later than Friday, October 29, 2010. The grade 9 students will job-shadow their parent/guardian for the day. Permission from your supervisor will be required if you wish to participate in Take Our Kids to Work Day.

GRAD STUDENTS AND POST DOCS!
Do you like Kids? Do you like Science? Well, have we got a treat for you! The Queen's University Let's Talk Science Partnership Program is now recruiting volunteers for the 2010-2011 school year! Our first information session will be held on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 in BioSci, RM 1103 from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Another information session is scheduled for Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 in BioSci, RM 1103 from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Also, light refreshments will be served! If you would like more information, you may visit our booth on display at the AMS Clubs Night (October 4th and 5th) in Grant Hall or email us at talksci@queensu.ca.

INVITATION - CACBT-ACTCC
Adam S. Radomsky, President and Founding Member invites you to become a member of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies. One of the first major activities of CCBT-ACTCC will be to host a clinically-focused conference on May 6-7, 2011 at Ryerson University in Toronto. See membership application  attached for further details.

CURLING PARTY - MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Mark December 10, 2010 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. in your calendars. The Department invites you to attend the 3rd Annual Curling Party at the Royal Curling Club - Days Road.  Dinner at 5:00 p.m. $10/Adult.  Start organizing your lab teams now.  No prior curling experience required. 

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /LECTURES
Psychology Distinguished Lecture/Pro Seminar Series
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  • Adriane E. Seiffert, Vanderbilt University, Thursday, October 14th at 2:30 p.m., Miller Hall, Room 105. How We Know Where Things Go.
  • Frank Tong, Vanderbilt University, Friday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m., Dupuis Hall Room 217. Decoding Visual and Mental States from Human Brain Activity.
Learning & Leadership Centre, Providence Care, Kingston, Ontario, October 18 and 19, 2010.   A Two-Day course with Michela David, Ph.D.,C.Psych.  See attached for details.

10th Annual Conference on Mood & Anxiety Disorders: A Comprehensive Update of Management & Therapeutics Saturday, Nov. 6th, 2010Donald Gordon Conference Centre, 421 Union St. Contact Marianne McGuire (mcquirm3@providencecare.ca) for registration information or view the attached brochure.

IEEE Kingston Section- "Taking NIRS-CI's Outside The Lab:Towards Achieving Robustness Against Environment Noise". Speaker: Dr. Tiago H. Falk, Wednesday, October 20, 1010, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Queen's Walter Light Hall 302. Seminar open to public.  See poster attached.

Global Studies Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 18-20 July 2011. Call for papers deadline is October 21, 2010.  For further details please go to website: http://www.GlobalStudiesConference.com

JOBS
The Department of Psychology at B.C. Children's Hospital invites applications for clinical psychologists for the following positions: 1. Regular full-time position in the Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions Clinic at Sunny Hill Health Centre site. 2. Maternity leave position in the Neuromotor Program at the Sunny Hill Health Centre site. 3. Regular full-time position in the OCD clinic which is part of the Outpatient Mental Health Service, Children's site. Details can be found on our website at: www.bcchildrens.ca/careers or please feel free to contact me directly via e-mail: Sandra L. Clark, Ph.D., R. Psych.  sclark@cw.bc.ca

The Department of Psychology, Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 235) 2011 winter term portion.  Applications will be received until October 22, 2010.  Please see attached for further details.

FPR POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR OPPORTUNITY
Announcing a postdoc opening at the new FPR-UCLA Culture, Brain, Development, and Mental Health program to the whole UC system.This new interdisciplinary program is our new funding addition to the existing FPR-UCLA center for Culture, Brain and Development. http://www.cbd.ucla.edu/CBDMH/CBDMH.html Contact: Leanna Hernandez cbd@ucla.edu for further information.

 

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