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WEEK of  22 October  2010    
 

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

Nov. 4, 2010
Clinical Meeting
1:30 p.m.
Nov. 4, 2010
Undergraduate Committee Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Nov. 11, 2010
Priorities & Procedures Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Nov. 18, 2010
Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.
Nov. 25, 2010
Graduate Committee Meeting
2:30 p.m.

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)
2011 TRUDEAU FOUNDATION DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The Foundation grants up to fifteen new scholarships every year  to outstanding doctoral degree candidates in the social sciences and humanities. If you are interested in applying, your application goes directly to our School of Graduate Studies. Deadline to School of Graduate Studies is 18 November 2010.  Please see attached document for complete instructions and application procedures. For further information please visit website: http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/resource/public/boursier

SWEP INFORMATION
The Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP), launched in 1995, is now entering its 16th year. You will need an id and password specific to MyCareer to submit your proposal (post a job). Deadline for submission of SWEP job proposals from employers is November 15, 2010.  Employers will be notified regarding job proposals by December 10, 2010. If you do not already have an id and password please submit your request on-line at https://careers.sso.queensu.ca/home.htm
 

FULBRIGHT CANADA INFORMATION SESSION AT QUEEN'S
Ms. Michelle Emond, Program Officer (Students) will be providing an information session about the Fulbright Canada opportunities on M onday, 1 November, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. in Room 351 in the JDUC. All students, scholars, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. The following Fulbright Canada award opportunities are available:

QSB-PELA CFDC BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION - DRAGON'S LECTURE
Wednesday, November 10, 2010, Goodes Hall Atrium, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  Join Robert Herjavec, star of CBC's Dragons' Den and ABC's Shark Tank, as he shares stories and lessons from life as an entrepreneur. Sponsored by the QSB-PELA CFDC Business Plan Competition where three Queen's teams will win $150,000 interest-free loans to start businesses in Prince Edward or Lennox & Addington Counties. Details are available on-line at: http://business.queensu.ca/centres/monieson/business_plan_competition.php

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /LECTURES
Department of Biochemistry Seminar -
Thursday, October 28, 5:00 p.m. Dunning Auditorium.  Presenting Dr. Hector F. DeLuca, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  "Vitamin D Biology: Fact and Fiction".  Dr. DeLuca will receive an Honorary Degree from Queen's University in the Fall Convocation ceremony to be held on Friday, October 29th, 2010.

Psychology Proseminar Series - Dr. Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Yale University, Friday, November 5th, at 2:30 p.m. Dupuis Hall Room 217"Lost in Thought:The Perils of Rumination" (Rumination involves focusing on feelings of distress and problems in your life without taking action to solve those problems.)

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.

Conference on Positive Aging: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Health Professionals.  Early bird deadline is November 1st.  Conference Date and Location:  Friday & Saturday, November 26 & 27, 2010. The Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites, Vancouver, B.C. For further details please go to website: http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Positive_Aging_2010.html

2011 International Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT 2011) http://www.irast.net/conferences/DEIT/2011 15-17 March 2011, Bali, Indonesia.

JOBS
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 warren.nielson@sjhc.london.on.ca

Herstmonceux Castle Teaching positions. Attached is the advertisement and application information  for teaching positions at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) at Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, England, for the Spring and Summer terms, 2011. The deadline for applications is Monday, 8 November 2010.For more information about teaching at the BISC and the hiring process, please visit the following website:http://www.queensu.ca/ipo/studyabroad/BISC/teaching.html

 


 

 

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