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WEEK OF September 6, 2013


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

Friday September 6, 2013            

Layla Hall, Master's Oral. Executive functioning and attention as predictors or functional outcomes in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Supervisor: Dr. Elizabeth Kelley

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted) 

September 12, 2013 Clinical Meeting 1:00pm
September 12, 2013 Policies & Procedures Meeting 3:00pm
September 19, 2013 Departmental Meeting 1:30pm
September 26, 2013 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm

**Please note: Dr. Susan Mumm, Dean of Arts & Science will be visiting on September 19, 2013 during the Department Meeting which will be held from 1:30-3:30pm.**

AGSIP WELCOME! (and welcome back) (Sara Furlano and Megan Mahoney) - Potluck will be held Friday, September 13, watch your inbox for more details!

New Perspectives on the Psychology of Understanding - Fordham University, with the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, invites proposals for the "New Perspectives on the Psychology of Understanding" funding initiative.  This $1.2 million RFP is intended to support empirical work in cognitive, developmental, educational, and other areas of psychology.  For more information click here and visit the website:  www.varietiesofunderstanding.com.

Canadian Youth Environmental Leadership Scholarship -
offered by Cenovus Energy with The Delphi Group, CN, ARC Resources and GLOBE Foundation.  The scholarship will contribute to the advancement of new ideas and new ways of thinking when it comes to protecting the environment by supplorting students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership and the environment.  It will be awarded to two Canadian students who have completed at least two years of an undergraduate program, who best combine academic achievement and public environmental service.  In order to apply, students need to be nominated by their dean, another faculty member or community leader.  For more information click here. or visit the website for application and nomination forms: www.delphi.ca.

Fall 2013 Award Competitions
(School of Graduate Studies, Queen's University) - OGS, Master's level Tri-Council Canada Graduate Scholarships, and NSERC/SSHRC Doctoral Scholarships.  This is to update you on the status of our Fall 2013 awards competitions, for awards to be held in 2014-15.For update please click here.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS

The Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology (CGJSC) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, bilingual and online journal hosted by the University of Waterloo. It is intended as a journal for graduate students at both the master and doctoral level. The aim of CGJSC is to extend intellectual boundaries by providing students with a setting to share new and innovative research ideas and by providing networking opportunities for students across Canada. CGJSC is actively seeking submissions of original research for our special upcoming thematic issue entitled “Women and Prisons”, which is expected to be published March 2014 in celebration of International Women’s Month. You can view the poster here and also visit the following website for more information.

3rd Annual IDC Northern Research Days and 12th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: "The Stories of Rural Health through Knowledge, Research and Collaborative Action" will be held in Prince George, BC from November 13-15. For more info please click here.


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Hotel Dieu Hospital is looking for a Psychologist for the Adult Mental Health Program. Please see the posting here: http://www.hoteldieu.com/2013-104.pdf  

The University of Toronto, Mississauga campus is hiring for 3 positions; two Assistant Professor-tenure-track appointments and one Lecturer position. I have compiled the advertisements here.

Ryerson University is hiring two Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs in "Big Data Analytics."  The positions are open to all Departments across the university. Here is the link if you would like to view it. http://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/jobs/postings/CRCBigDataAnalytics.pdf

The University of Waterloo, Counselling Services Department - is inviting applications for the positon of Clinical Psychologist.  For more information please click here .


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