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Queen's University

WEEK of  16 October  2009  

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)

 Oct. 22, 2009
 Graduate Committee CANCELLED  2:00 p.m.
 Oct. 22, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
 3:30 p.m.
 Nov. 5, 2009
 Clinical Meeting
 1:30 p.m.
 Nov. 5, 2009
 Undergraduate Meeting
 3:00 p.m.

(Tess Clifford)

Brown Bags will be held on Mondays from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in the Conference Room (Humphrey 228). [Pizza at cost of $2/slice will be available]

Oct. 26 - Dr.Raphael Braga Electroconvulsive Therapy:Current State and Historial Misconceptions
Nov. 9 - Dr. Meredith Chivers
Gender Differences In Sexual Response
Nov. 30 - Dr. Paul Comper (Toronto)
 Psychologist as an Expert Witness

Congratulations to the following Graduate students who will be convocating at Ceremony 3on Friday,
OCTOBER 30, 2009at 9:30 a.m.
inGrant Hall.

 MSc  PhD
Stephanie Boyer (C. Pukall)

Chrissy Lackner (M.A. Sabbagh)

Anne-Claire Larochette (W.M. Craig)

Albert Lee (L.-J. Ji)

Annie Li (E..A. Kelley)

Megan Mahoney (M.C. Olmstead)

Ashley Murphy (W.M. Craig)

Hyunmo Pang (D.J.K. Mewhort)

Jeremy Stewart (K.L. Harkness)

Joanna Sue (W.M. Craig)

Talia Troister (R.R. Holden)

Leigh Turner (T.K. MacDonald)

Eliane Boucher (J.A. Jacobson)

Bonnie McNeill (R.R. Holden)

Jennifer Passey (J.A. Jacobson)

Danuta Rajska (P.M. Minnes/M.A. Feldman) Roy Spina (L.-J. Ji)


Congratulations to Caroline Pukall and family upon the early arrival of their twins.  Jakob Frederick and Ahnya Louise Roberts-Pukall arrived Thanksgiving weekend. "Jake" weighing 2 pounds 8 ounces and Ahnya weighing in at 3 pounds.  

THANK YOU (Caroline Pukall)
Thank you so much for the lovely fruit basket. It was a wonderful treat and will be enjoyed by all for the next few days!! The twins are doing well and my recovery is also going well. Thank you again! Caroline & Mike

FALL TERM DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SPEAKERS (all lectures begin at 2:30 p.m. in BioSciences Room 1103 unless otherwise noted)

  • Friday, October 23: Professor Katherine Burdick - Genetics of Major Mental Disorders:The role of cognition
  • Friday, November 6: Professor Steve Spencer
  • Friday, November 27: Professor Xinyin Chen


KGU is currently in  the process of recruiting a Canadian Studies Visiting Professor for the 2011 Spring Semester (April-July).  The deadline is November 15, 2009.  Webisite:  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Sean Boileau via email at

Discovery Workshop: "Radicalization in the National Economic Climate". Defence Research and Development Canada - Toronto. Monday December 77,10am to 5pm and Tuesday December 8, 9am to 3pm. For more information or to submit an abstract, please contact Lianne McLellan at 416-635-2000 ext 2121 or via email:


The Mood & Anxiety Disorders 9th Annual Conference is scheduled for Saturday, November 14  and will be held at the Donald Gordon Centre. Great student rate.  Registration brochure is attached.

Teaching position  available in Department of Psychology, Queen's University for the winter term for January 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010. PSYC-300/1.0 Advanced Experimental Psychology.  Details attached. Applications will be accepted/reviewed until the position is filled.
The Department of Psychology at RYERSON University ( invites applications for the following tenure-stream appointments at the Assistant Professor rank: (1) Developmental (all areas open) and (2) Clinical (with a critical research link to the new Ryerson University for Stress, Health, and Intervention). Both positions will commence August 1, 2010. Review of applications begin November 30, 2009.
POST DOC - Defence R&D Canada - Toronto is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in clinical, social, or health psychology.  For further information please see attached.

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