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WEEK of  17 September  2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
 
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.
Monday
Sept. 20,2010

4:00 p.m.
Andrew Mouck, MSc. Oral. Cognitive Training with Video Games: The Role of Target Presentation Rate and Maximum Target Eccentricity. Supervisor: Dr. Daryl Wilson. External Examiner: Dr. Gunnar Blohm, Department of Physiology.
Tuesday
Sept. 21, 2010
9:00 a.m.

Kevin Rounding, MSc. Oral. Compounding Effects of Dysphoria and Delay on Eyewitness Identification. Supervisor: Dr. Jill Jacobson. External Examiner: Dr. Fiona Kay, Department of Sociology.
Tuesday,
Sept. 21, 2010

3:00 p.m.
Sylvia Magrys, MSc. Oral. Exploring the relationship between acute intoxication, stress reactivity and alcohol expectancies. Supervisor: Dr. Cella Olmstead. External Examiner: Dr. Michael Kawaja, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.
Thursday,
Sept. 23, 2010
10:00 a.m.

Rana Pishva, MSc. Oral.  The Impact of Violation of Linguistic Expectations on Children's Perceptions of Helpfulness, Knowledgeability and Information Seeking Behaviour.   Supervisor: Dr. Stanka Fitneva. External Examiner: Dr. John Kirby, Faculty of Education.





 
 

 

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

 Sept. 23,2010  Graduate Committee Meeting
2:30 p.m.
 Sept. 30, 2010
 Undergraduate Committee Meeting
3:00 p.m.
 Oct. 7, 2010
 Clinical Committee Meeting
1:30 p.m.
 Oct. 21, 2010
 Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.

CIHR TRAINING GRANT IN INTERDISCIPLINARY PRIMARY HEALTH CARE RESEARCH
Program information and application forms for TUTOR-PHC are now available from their website at http://www.uwo.ca/fammed/csfm/tutor-phc/   Students from Canadian Universities that are interested/engaged in primary health care research should apply.  See attached flyer  for further information.

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
Foreign Affairs and International trade Canada (DFAIT), is pleased to announce the launch of  the Post Doctoral Research Fellowships (PDRF), tenable in the 2011-2012 academic year.  See attached for guidelines. Website: www.scholarships.gc.ca

PRINTING SERVICES TRANSFERRED TO EXTERNAL SUPPLIER
Work currently carried out in Queen's Printing Services will be outsourced to an external supplier effective 1 November 2010. All off-set printing currently serviced through the Barrack Street location will be transferred to Delta Printing Ltd.  The digital print facility in Dunning Hall will be operated by a third party. Direct concerns about this change can be directed to Mr. MacDonald at 613-533-2175.

DON"T BE LATE NOMINATE!  Special Recognition for Staff Award Nominations
This Award recognizes staff members who consistently provide outstanding contributions during their workday, directly or indirectly, to the learning and working environment at Queen's University at a level significantly beyond what is usually expected (e.g. improving the workplace efficiency, quality of worklife, customer service, problem-solving, etc.). Information and nomination forms are available from http://www.hr.queensu.ca/workandcareer/awards-procedure.php or the office of the Associate Vice-Principal (Human Resources) Room 308, Richardson Hall. Deadline: October 15, 2010.

QUEEN'S FURTHER EDUCATION EXPO
Wednesday, Sept. 29 and Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. both days at Grant Hall. Sponsored by Student Affairs Career Services.

AZRIELI FELLOWS PROGRAM
Research opportunity for postdoctoral scholars funded by the Azrieli Foundation.  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have completed a doctorate at a Canadian university.  Visit their website for further details: http://www.azrielifoundation.org/fellows

MITACS GLOBALINK - RESEARCH INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
MITACS is soliciting research project proposals for Globalink internship students for Summer 2011.  Deadlines: September 27 or earlier.  For application form and instructions please go to website: http://www.mitacs.ca/globalink

AGSIP BAKE SALE
AGSIP will be holding a bake sale on Tuesday, September 28 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the lobby of Humphrey Hall.  Please come out and support AGSIP.

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /LECTURES
Biology Seminar. Friday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m. Room 3110, Biosciences Complex.  Michael Shane, ARC Australian Research Fellow, School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia will speak on "Functional Diversity in Root Systems that are Critical for Water and Nutrient Acquisition by Native Australian Plants".

Second International Conference on Science in Society. Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain 11-13 November 2010.  Website: www.ScienceinSocietyConference.com

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.

JOBS
Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland (www.mun.ca/psychology) invites applications for a tenure-track position in human cognition at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The appointment will begin on July 1, 2011.  See attached for further details.

Department of Psychology at Carleton University
  invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2011.  Initial screening will begin on November 1, 2010.Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to psychchair@carleton.ca


Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo  invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant professor level in their CPA and APA accredited  Clinical Psychology program. They also have positions in Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.  Click on the links for further details.





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