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Weekly Memo Archive
WEEK of  30 MARCH 2012

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

April 5, 2012 Clinical Meeting 1:30p.m.
April 5, 2012 Undergraduate Committee Meeting 3:00p.m.
April 12, 2012 Priorities & Procedures Meeting 3:00p.m.
April 19, 2012 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.
April 26, 2012 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30p.m.


Principal's Development Fund Visiting Scholar Program - 2012/13
A separate fund to be administered by the Faculty Deans has been established to encourage academic visits by women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities. Not to be confused with the International Visitors Program. Departments which have not participated in previous versions of this program are especially encouraged to submit proposals. Department Heads and Directors, Arts and Science: please see memo. For guidelines click here.

Principal's Development Fund International Visitors Program 2012/13
Dr. John Dixon, Vice-Provost (International), is pleased to announce the following invitation for applications for funding under the Principal's Development Fund International Visitors Program. Full guidelines and application forms (including budget forms) are available on the website of the Principal's Office at: http://www.queensu.ca/principal/funding/developmentfund/international.html

Earth Hour 2012
Join Team Earth Hour, Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. Help support our CLIMATE ACTION PLAN by participating in this year's Earth Hour event. For details click here.

Brain Power Annual Conference
The Brain Power Conference
is a two day exploration of a child's mind. Parents and teachers will learn from some of the leading researchers and educators in the world. They will understand how a child's brain works and that a child's capacity to learn can be directly influenced. Lectures, workshops, exhibits, May 3-4, 2012, The Royal Conservatory, Toronto. For details click here.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS
 

Queen's University, Psychology Distinguished Lecture, Friday, March 30, 2012 at 2:30p.m. in Botterell Hall Room B143: Dr. Andrea Auther, Recognition and Prevention Program, Department of Psychiatry, The Zucker Hillside Hospital. Early Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis: New Developments. See website. 


Queen's University,
as part of the Consortium for Legal Studies, Queen's University, Ryerson University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology and York University, Joanna Pozzulo, Carleton University, will talk on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 3:30p.m. in the Bioscience Complex, Room 1102.There will be a group dinner (TBA) after (self funded) that all are welcome to attend. The title of the talk is: The Z Generation and Beyond: Differences in Description and Identification.

IPSI International SmartData Symposium
, organized by the Ontario Information Privacy Commissioner's office in conjunction with University of Toronto. This symposium is held at the University of Toronto, May 14-16, 2012. The International SmartData Symposium introduces a leading edge research into a new privacy-enhancing "virtual too:" SmartData - an advance that will take us into the area of ubiquitous, context-aware computing. Please check the following link: http://www.ipsi.utoronto.ca/sdis/index/html.

CALL FOR PAPERS - 2012 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2012) and 2012 5th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2012)
, to be jointly held from October 16 - 18, 2012, in Chongqing, China. For more information, visit the conference web page: http://cisp-bmei.cqupt.edu.cn If you have any questions after visiting the conference web page, please email the secretariat at cisp-bmei@cqupt.edu.cn

CALL FOR PAPERS - 34th Annual ISPA Conference
, to be held at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, July 9th to July 12th. The theme of this year's conference is Helping the World's Children Realize their Dreams. Both practitioners and scholars are encouraged to submit papers, posters, symposia, or workshops to the Scientific Committee via the conference website http://www.ispaconference.info/. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2012. For additional information click here.

2-Day Workshop on Cognitive Therapy for Depression
, to be held in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, April 19 & Friday, April 20, 2012, 9:00a.m. to 4:30p.m. (registration begins at 8:30a.m.). Location: Hellenic Meeting and Reception Centre, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 1N2. Presenter: Keith Dobson, Ph.D., University of Calgary. To register, please click on the link: https://secure-onlineregistration.com/excellenceinpractice. For more details click here.

JOB POSTINGS

 
St. Francis Xavier University, Department of Psychology
invites applications for a 9 month, limited term position beginning September 1, 2012. Applications will be considered from March 23, 2012 until the position is filled. For details click here.

The Department of Psychology at Trent University
invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Health Psychology or a related health-focused area. The position is subject to budgetary approval and will commence July 1, 2012. The review of applicants will begin on April 16, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. For details click here.

The Department of Psychology at Bishop's University (Sherbrooke, Quebec)
invites applications for a tenure-track position in either Developmental, Applied Developmental, or Developmental/Health Psychology starting July 1, 2012. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 2, 2012, through the competition will remain open until the position is filled. For details click here.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Regina
invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in clinical psychology. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012 or September 1, 2012, depending on the availability of the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For details click here.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Regina
invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in developmental psychology. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012 or September 1, 2012, depending on the availability of the successful candidate. Review of Applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For details click here.



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