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Queen's University


WEEK of  15 October  2010    

(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

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.

FALL Convocation <> 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.

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)
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)
The School of Graduate Studies and Research announces the 2010 recipient Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision: Audrey Kobayashi (Geography) and Roderick Lindsay (Psychology). Drs. Kobayashi and Lindsay will receive their awards at fall convocation. The awards recognize outstanding supervisors from the Social Sciences and Humanities and from the Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering who demonstrate an enthusiasm for the pursuit of knowledge, and who encourage research and professional development of the student through mentorship and guidance.

Congratulations to Sylvia Magrys who has received an Award of Merit for Excellence in Interprofessional Education and Practice from OIPEP! Thanks to Sylvia for all of her hard work in promoting Psychology's role in IP!!  

Printing Services is currently undergoing some changes in the manner in which they supply the University's printing requirements. Their website will be updated: and training sessions will be held Monday, October 18 from 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m..  Please see attached for details.

John Charles Polanyi Prizes, 2011 - any person who is planning to continue to post-doctoral studies (or has a faculty appointment) in a recognized Ontario university who meets the criteria may apply for one of the prizes. Electronic submission to the Dean of Graduate Studies must be made by December 1, 2010. Announcements and Application forms in both English and French have been posted on the website. (Link to website:

The Faculty of Arts and Science and the International Programs Office presents Artsci Exchange 101. An information session for students intereted in learning more about the Queen's exchange program.  Tuesday, October 26, 2010 School of Kinesiology, Room 100 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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 ( 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:

THIRD UBIQUITOUS LEARNING CONFERENCE  University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada. 10-11 December 2010 htpp://

Physiology Seminar- Dr. Christine Hough, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen's University will speak on "When foes become friends:harnessing lentiviral vectors for basic research, therapy and biotechnology".  Monday, October 18, 2010, 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., Room 449, Botterell Hall.

5th Annual International Conference on Psychology- Call for papers and participation. Athens, Greece, 30-31 May 2011 and 1-2 June 2011. For further details please go to

St. Joseph's Health Care, London, Ontario is advertising for a full-time, one year contract position for a psychologist to work with an excellent multidisciplinary, disease / pain management team in the Rheumatology Department. The job involves pre-admission assessments, individual
and group therapy, disease education, pain management (relaxation training, biofeedback, cognitive therapy, assertive communication), relapse prevention, and treatment follow- up. In addition, the team provides community education for patients and health care professionals re: the treatment of rheumatological conditions (inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, scleroderma). Experience in health psychology and group therapy preferred. For more information, contact Dr. Warren Nielson 519-646-6100 x61038 or

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: or please feel free to contact me directly via e-mail: Sandra L. Clark, Ph.D., R. Psych.

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.

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. Contact: Leanna Hernandez for further information.


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