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Queen's University


WEEK of 20 May  2011

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


May 20 2011        1:30 p.m.          

PhD Oral. Daniel Saunders Components of Biological Motion Perception.  Supervisor: Dr. Nikolaus F. Troje. External Examiner: Dr. Jay Pratt, University of Toronto.

June 15 2011 

10:00 A.M.

PhD Oral.  Tessen Clifford. Support Groups for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Predictors and Effects of InvolvementSupervisor: Dr. Patricia Minnes. External Examiner: Dr. Jonathan Weiss, York University. Toronto 
June 24 2022
1:30 p.m.
PhD Oral. Meghan Norris. Real or Artifact? Shedding light on now and when repeated expression can result in polarization.  Supervisor: Dr. Leandre Fabrigar. External Examiner: Dr. Leonard Newman, Syracuse University, New York.



Congratulations are extended to the following faculty who have recently been under consideration for Personnel decisions, all of which take effect 1 July 2011  :

Hans Dringenberg - Promoted to Full Professor
Tom Hollenstein - Tenure & Promoted to Associate Professor
Chris Bowie - Appointment renewed

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The following faculty members have been elected by the Senate to serve on the following Committees:

  • Ingrid Johnsrude has been elected to serve on the Academic Development Committee (September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2013)
  • Dean Tripp has been elected to serve on the Nominating Committee (September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2013).

Please note the Administrative offices will be  CLOSED on Monday, May 23, 2011 to celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend.  The offices will re-open Tuesday morning, May 24 at 8:30 a.m.

ARTS & SCIENCE VACANCIES (Dean Alistair MacLean)
Effective from 1 July 2011 there are a number of associate deans on F300  will be reduced to three.  In order to accommodate anticipated administrative leave and release-time arrangements there is a vacancy for an Acting Associate Dean (Studies) and for an Acting Associate Dean (both two-year terms).  Nominations should be sent to Dean Alistair MacLean ( by Friday, May 27, 2011.


 The Human Resources department is now administering the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) for visitors to the university, including faculty visitors and post-doctoral fellows.  For for further information please call 613-533-2070 or visit the website

A new made for Queen's copyright policy, modeled in part on the Association of University and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) policy for all Canadian universities is attached for your review.

The Western Conference on Science Education, July 6-8, 2011. For further information please visit website:

Sixth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of New Orleans. 11-13 July 2011.  Further information available from the website at

Trent University
, Department of Psychology invites applications for 3.5 nine-month limited term position at the Assistant Professor rank.  See attached for further details.

Research Associate in Early Psychosis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Department of Psychiatry and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute invited applications for the Centre for Mental Health Research and Education.  The position is for an initial two year term.  Further details attached.


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