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WEEK of  25 September 2009

ORALS (Humphrey Hall, Room 228 - Conference Room)

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Natalie Kalmet. M.Sc. Oral. Multiple Lineup Identification Procedure: Utility with Face-Only Lineups. Supervisor: Dr. Rod Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Lisa Dufraimont, Faculty of Law, Queen's University.

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)

 Oct. 1, 2009
 Clinical Meeting
 1:30 p.m.
 Oct. 1, 2009
 Undergraduate Meeting
 3:00 p.m.
 Oct. 8, 2009
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:30 p.m.
 Oct. 22, 2009
 Graduate Committee
 2:00 p.m.
 Oct. 22, 2009
 Departmental Meeting [note date]
 3:30 p.m.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Congratulations to Ingrid Johnsrude who has received her  CRC Tier II Renewal  and for being awarded a traditional  Fulbright Scholar Award.

Congratulations to Wendy Craig who is the recipient of the  2009 Prize for Excellence in Research Award. This Award is for major contributions either completed in recent years or recognized in recent years for their significant impact and performed, in the main, while the scholar has been at Queen's.

CLINICAL BROWN BAG (Tess Clifford)

Brown Bags will be held on Mondays from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in the Conference Room (Humphrey 228).

Sept. 28,Sylvia, Vicki and Tess Milestones of the Clinical Program
This presentation is geared towards the incoming students , however, others may learn something from it.
Oct. 5 - Dr. Julie Blais
Licensing Exams and Supervised Practice from the Perspective of a Recent Graduate
Oct. 26 - Dr. Katherine Buell
Case Conceptualization Using the Child Case from the 2009 Oral Comprehensive Exam
Nov, 9 - Dr. Meredith Chivers
Gender Differences In Sexual Response

NOMINATIONS FOR TWO EDITORS(CPA & CJBS)
The Board of Directors has opened nominations for two editors for two of their journals: Canadian Psychology and the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science. Nominations must be received by  November 2, 2009.  Additional information is available from the website at http://www.cap.ca/publicatons/cpajournals/  Direct general queries to Jean-Paul Boudreau at boudreau@psych.ryerson.ca

FALL TERM DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SPEAKERS (all lectures begin at 2:30 p.m. in BioSciences Room 1103 unless otherwise noted)

Friday, October 2: Professor Shinobu Kitayama, University of Michigan.  The Social Self and the Social Brain: A Perspective of Cultural Neuroscience.
Friday, October 23:Professor Katherine Burdick - TBA
Friday, November 6: Professor Steve Spencer
Friday, November 27: Professor Xinyin Chen

SEMINARS

CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM & SEMINAR SERIES, 2009-2010 (All events take place from 6:30-8:30p.m. in Chernoff 213)

  • Tuesday, November 24: "Holding one's own: considering the affective grounds of property".Speaker: Eleanor MacDonald, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University.
  • Tuesday, March 16: "The Muslims of Christendom: Race and Religion in the Euro-Mediterranean Zone".Speaker: Adnan Husain, Department of History, Queen's University.

For more information contact: Samantha King, kingsj@queensu.ca

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS
The Early Years Conference 2010
- The Rights of the Child.  February 4-6, 2010 at the Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, B.C.   For Registration information please click here.

Department of Philosophy, Colloquium Series - Thursday, October 1, Watson Hall, Room 517 at 4:30 p.m.  Susan Babbit (Queen's) will speak on "Secularism, Ethics, Philosophy: A Case for Epistemic Humility".

ICES WORKSHOP (Queen's University)
ICES is planning on holding a workshop at ICES-Queen's with the primary goal to acquaint you with data available  through ICES and how it could help your research.  You would get 'hands on' experience on navigating through the ICES server. Workshop dates: October 22, 23, 26 and 29. Web site: http:///ices.queensu.ca    Please contact Ana Johnson, ICES-Queen's Acting Director at ana.johnson@queensu.ca
 
JOBS AVAILABLE
Teaching position  available in Department of Psychology, Queen's University for the winter term for January 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010.PSYC-300/1.0 Advanced Experimental Psychology.  Details attached.

VOLUNTEER POSITION
Volunteers needed for the Queen's Visual Cognition Laboratory.  They are currently looking for  volunteer lab assistants who are enthusiastic about Cogntiive Psychology and want to learn more about Vision Research.  If interested, please contact Effie Pereira at effie.pereira@queensu.ca
 
University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology invites applications for 3 tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Instructor 1, which will begin 1 July 2010.  The positions are: (1) Behavioural neuroscience, (2) developmental psychology and (3) Instructor I.  Further details please go to their website.www.psych.ubc.ca
 
Concordia University, Department of Psychology, Montreal has two positions open in Clinical/Health Psychology.  For further details please go to webist: http://www-psychology.concordia.ca/positionsavailable.php

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