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NEWS AND INFORMATION

Weekly Memo

WEEK OF Monday, August 20, 2018

To obtain a copy of previous weekly memos please contact psycadmi@queensu.ca


Upcoming Graduate Defenses

Cherie La Rocque - PhD Oral Thesis: A randomized controlled trial of Bikram Yoga and Aerobic Exercise in the treatment of depression: Efficacy and Underlying Physiological Mechanisms

  • August 22, 2018. 9:00am, Humphrey 228
  • Supervisor - Kate Harkness; Head (or delegate) - Christopher Bowie; Internal Examiner - Tom Hollenstein; Internal/External Examiner - Ian Janssen (Kinesiology); External Examiner - Zindel Segal (University of Toronto - Scarborough)

Katherine Fretz - MSc. Oral Thesis: Examining the role of biopsychosocial factors in disability among individuals with inflamatory bowel disease

  • August 28, 2018. 1:30pm, Humphrey 228
  • Chair - Elizabeth Kelley; Supervisor - Dean Tripp; Head (or delegate) - Caroline Pukall; Internal Examiner - Christopher Bowie; Internal/External Examiner - Rosemary Wilson (Nursing)

Annie Sze Man Li - PhD Oral Thesis: The use of linguistic context in children with and without an Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • September 4, 2018. 1:00pm, Humphrey 228
  • Supervisor - Elizabeth Kelley; Head (or delegate) - Mark Sabbagh; Internal Examiner - Valerie Kuhlmeier; Additional Examiner - Mark Sabbagh; Internal/External Examiner - Bronwyn Bjorkman; (LLCU); External Examiner - Elizabeth Nilsen (University of Waterloo)

Samantha Dawson - PhD Oral Thesis: A cognitive-motivational approach to understanding gendered sexual response: The role of attentional mechanisms

  • September 4, 2018. 1:00pm, Humphrey 326
  • Supervisor - Meredith Chivers; Head (or delegate) - Kate Harkness; Internal Examiner - Mary Cella Olmstead; Additional Examiner - Daryl Wilson; Internal/External Examiner -Douglas Munoz (Biomedical); External Examiner - Marieke Dewitte - Maastricht University)

Humphrey Hall and Craine Building Damage

If anyone notices structural damage, leaks, issues with the heat or air conditioning during regular business hours, please contact the Main Office at 32874/32876, or call PPS Fixit Desk at 77301. After regular business hours please contact Emergency Report Centre (ERC) at 36111.

2018 SSHRC Insight Grant Competition Now Open

The 2018 SSHRC Insight Grant Competition is now open. The 2018 Insight Grant description and application form is now available. Click here for the competition timeline (PDF, 220 KB). Applicants are encouraged to check with their Department/Faculty for any additional deadlines.

Introducing Girls SYSTEM: new NSERC-funded Kingston mentorship program

The Girls SySTEM Mentorship Program is a STEM-focused professional mentorship platform for late elementary and high school students in Kingston and founded by a Queen's graduate student. As an NSERC-funded initiative, girls in grades 7-12 are paired with professional mentors during the school year from a diverse range of STEM fields in order to acquire first-hand knowledge, experiences and advice early in their academic careers. More information (PDF, 198 KB)

Reminder - Queen's University 1st Year Student Move-In - Saturday, September 1st

On Saturday, September 1st we welcome home over 4,500 students to Queen’s Residences. In order to keep routes clear for September 1st, we will be closing the streets around residence buildings during the evening of August 31st, including Queen’s Crescent, lower Albert Street, Collingwood Street (south of Union) and St. Lawrence Avenue. Please keep this in mind if you are working an overnight shift that evening. Click here for more Move-In information. (PDF, 314 KB)

Reminder - This Fall, undergraduate classes start on Thursday, September 6th

Last year, a Fall Break Committee made a recommendation to Senate to add a Fall Break in 2018 with the goal of improving student wellness. As a result, the sessional dates were approved with undergraduate classes starting on Thursday September 6th, 2018. This is the first year that classes will start on the Thursday after Labour Day rather than on the following Monday.

Conferences and Talks

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTANTS, COUNSELLORS, PSYCHOMETRISTS, AND PSYCHOTHERAPISTS 40TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE - September 20 thru 22 at the Radisson Admiral Hotel - Harbourfront in Toronto. Submissions from all sub-fields within Psychology are being accepted (see the attached flyer for more information). More information on OACCPP ConferenceCall for Posters (PDF, 634 KB)

Workshops

INTERMEDIATE COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY TECHNIQUES: BUILDING ON THE FUNDAMENTALS - September 17 and 18, 2018 - with Michela David, Ph.D., C. Psych. Register early. There is a lot of interest in this course, and numbers will be limited. More information on ICBTT (PDF, 411 KB) • ICBTT Registration form (PDF, 324 KB) • www.micheladavid.com

Health and Safety and Mental Health

FIRST AID AND CPR (Standard Level - 2 Day) TRAINING

This training is available to Queen's Staff, Faculty and Graduate students.  Training will be conducted in Faculty and Staff Learning Facility, located in Complex B176 of Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Seminar Room.  Training is scheduled to run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day. There is no cost to attend this course, however, a valid account code  is required to register.

For a complete listing of Health and Safety and Mental Health training at Queen's University, please go to: https://www.safety.queensu.ca/training

Job Opportunities

Please note that listings with no application deadlines will be posted in this memo for a maximum of 2 weeks.

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Science (Two tenure track positions), Department of Psychology, Queen's University More information on these Assistant Professor in Cognitive Science positions (PDF, 140 KB)
The Department of Psychology at Queen’s University invites applications for two positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Cognitive Neuroscience. These are tenure-track positions held in the Department of Psychology, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2019. Application deadline: October 15, 2018

Clinical Neuropsychology Assistant Professor Position, University of Victoria More information on this Clinical Neuropsychology Assistant Professor position (PDF, 85 KB)
The University of Victoria is seeking candidates with the ability to actively contribute to the operation of our Clinical Psychology Graduate Program. Candidates must demonstrate potential for research excellence as evidenced by publications (and/or other means of sharing research findings) and grant funding appropriate to level of experience. Application deadline: October 15, 2018

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology (Tenure track position), Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, More information on this U of Victoria position (PDF, 145 KB)
The Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2019. Applicants must have a PhD in Social Psychology or a related field (e.g., Indigenous Studies, Cultural Psychology, Personality Psychology) at the time of appointment. Application deadline: October 1, 2018

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Victoria More information on this University of Victoria position (PDF, 145 KB)
The Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2019. Applicants must have a PhD in Social Psychology or a related field (e.g., Indigenous Studies, Cultural Psychology, Personality Psychology) at the time of appointment. Application deadline: October 1, 2018

OTHER POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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