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UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted).

Monday, September 12, 2011


Emma Dargie, MSc. Oral. Provoked Vestibulodynia: A Neuropathic Pain Condition? Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Pukall. External Examiner: Dr. Ian Gilron, Department of Anaesthesiology.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011


Kristen Blackler, MSc. Oral. The Effect of Adaptive Perfectionism, Maladaptive Perfectionism and Feedback on Procrastination Behaviour. Supervisor: Dr. Jill Jacobson. External Examiner: Dr. John Freeman, Faculty of Education. 


September 30 2011


Julie Buchan, PH.D.Oral. Cognitive Resources in Audiovisual Speech PerceptionSupervisor: Dr. Kevin Munhall. External Examiner: Dr. Vincent Gracco, McGill University.
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)
September 15, 2011 Departmental Meeting 3:00 p.m.
September 22, 2011 Graduate Committee 3:00 p.m.
September 29, 2011 Undergraduate Committee 3:00 p.m.

The new on-line ethics application system is here at Queen's (ROMEO). As of January 1, 2012 we will no longer be accepting paper applications. For those interested, Office of Research Services does offer workshops on the new ROMEO system. Click here for the schedule.

Moodle Course Development:
September 13, 2011
September 20, 2011
September 27, 2011
October 4, 2011
October 11, 2011
October 18, 2011
October 25, 2011

The Canadian Psychological Association honours the best and brightest in the Discipline - those whose quest for excellence sets standards by which we are all measured.  Please submit your nominations for CPA Awards.  Please note the deadline for submission is October 15.   The list of CPA Awards as well as the procedures for nominations are available on the CPA web site at

Call for applications for the annual German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) competition. Deadline for students to submit their applications directly to SGS is October 6, 2011. Click here for additional information.

Dr. Stephen Elliott, Dean of Education, is pleased to invite you to attend a presentation by Visiting Scholar Dr. Rosemary Tannock: Can we enhance working memory in Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Thursday, September 15, 2011, 1:00p.m.-2:30p.m. Vernon Ready Room, Duncan McArthur Hall. Everyone Welcome! Click here for additional information.

14th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Disabilities (IASSID)will be held in Halifax from July 9-14 of 2012.  Call for abstracts is now underway, with a deadline of November 15, 2011.  For further details click here

Recovery Conference November 3 & 4  - Challenging Our Understanding of Psychosis and Exploring Alternative for Recovery. For the full info and registration package online you can visit the conference website at

Extended DISC Certification - Behavioral Assessments- Two Day Session in The Woodlands, Texas is designed for trainers, consultants, executive coaches and managers. For further information  visit the Extended DISC North America, Inc website at

Early Researcher Award (ERA) Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation - Each award is a maximum of $100,000. and must be matched by an additional $50,000. from the researcher's institution and/or a private sector partner.  Further information about the ERA program can be found at the Ministry website at

NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop, Friday September 9th, 10:30am to noon, Room 217, Watson Hall.The information session will include a presentation from a previously successful applicant, followed by a Question and Answer period and a presentation from a previous Evaluation Committee member from Queen's University.  Please RSVP to Angela Gencarelli, Research Services

Dr. Kristine Boksman is looking for responsible psychology graduates with fine attention to detail to provide psychometry services at her private practice. Scheduling can be very flexible, including evenings and weekends. If you are interested please respond to Dr. Boksman with a CV, including list of tests with which you are familiar, and detailing your assessment experience, if any.  

Ryerson University (Toronto), Department of Psychology, invites applicants for two faculty positions. The first is a tenure-track position in any area of History/Theory/Systems of Psychology and the second is a 3-year limited term position in Child and Adolescent Psychology with interests in Assessment and Treatment, Psychopathology and/or Child and Adolescent Development, commencing August 1, 2012. Click here for further information. 

University of British Columbia,department of Psychology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Behavioural Neuroscience, which will begin July 1, 2012. Click here for further information.

Quantitive Psychology at the University of Utah. The Department of Psychology is seeking to fill one tenure-track assistant professor position in quantitative psychology. Deadline for applications is October 1, 2011. Click here for further information.


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