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Queen's University
WEEK of  3 September  2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
Sept. 9, 2010
9:15 a.m
Elisabeth I. Whaley, Ph.D. Oral.  Exploring the underlying psychological processes of gambling behaviour: Individual and contextual factors.   Supervisor: Dr. Roderick C.L. Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Ian Newby-Clark, University of Guelph.
Sept. 9, 2010
1:30 p.m.

Pamela Stager, Ph.D. Oral. Errors in Affective Forecasting: Contrasting Anticipated and Experienced Regret After Group Failure Versus Individual Failure.   Supervisor: Dr. Tara MacDonald. External Examiner: Dr. Ian Newby-Clark, University of Guelph.

Sept. 14,2010

1:30 p.m.

Kristen Dunfield, Ph.D. Oral. Redefining Prosocial Behaviour: The Production of Helping, Sharing, and Comforting Acts in Human Infants and Toddlers. Supervisor: Dr. V. A. Kuhlmeier.  External Examiner: Dr. Diane Poulin-Dubois, Concordia University.
Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 1:00 p.m.
Alexandra Sutherland, Ph.D. Oral. The Roles of School Climate and Peers in Bullying. Supervisor: Dr. Wendy Craig. External Examiner: Dr. Tina Daniels, Carleton University.








(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

 Sept. 9, 2010
 Priorities and Procedures Meeting
3:00 p.m. [Note: H326]
 Sept. 16, 2010
 Clinical Meeting
1:30 p.m.
 Sept. 16, 2010
 Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.
 Sept. 23,2010  Graduate Committee Meeting
2:30 p.m.
 Sept. 30, 2010
 Undergraduate Committee Meeting
3:00 p.m.

Greg Wilson, University of Toronto will be running the Software Carpentry course online this fall: over the course of 10 weeks, participants will be able to watch recorded lectures and then work through tutorial exercises with assistance from him and the course TAs via Skype. The course is FREE.  Contact Greg for further information via email:

Academic integrity is constituted by the five core fundamental values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility.  Please go to website for further information:

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.

6th World Congress.  World Institute of Pain, Seoul, Korea, April 29 - May 1, 2011.  Call for Abstracts.   Abstract submission deadline is November 16, 2010. For further details please go to website:
5th Educational Conference. Mental Health Services for Visible Minority Groups: Contextual Priorities and Community Partnerships. Thursday, November 4, 2010. Don Valley Hotel & Suites, Toronto, Ontario.    For further information please email:
NINTH International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities,  Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain 8-11 June 2011.

Colorado State University (CSU) has an opening for a nine-month, tenure-track, assistant professor in lifespan applied developmental science. Individuals interested in applying can view full version of the position at

Ryerson University
and St. Michael's Hospital has a new position of Psychology Training Clinic Director (permanent position).  Please see attached for details.

Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario  has a tenure-track position in experimental child development.  See attached for details.

McMaster University, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour invites applications for a tenure track position in evolutionary psychology at the assistant professor level.  Each applicant should send a curriculum vitae, state of research interests, and copies of three published contributions by October 15, 2010 to Dr. Martin Daly, email:  Applicants should arrange to have three letters of references sent to Dr. Daly.  The appointment will commence on July 1, 2011.

McMaster University, Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in socio-emotional development, including atypical development.  Please see attached for further details.

Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto has two tenure-stream appointments - Quantitative Methods and Clinical Neuroscience and Aging.  Please see attached for further details.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is currently advertising and searching for a new faculty position beginning July 1, 2011. Application and materials must be received by November 30, 2010. See attached bulletin for details.

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