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Dec 2013

Lab Bowling Party

Maya, Mike, Morgan, Alex, Katherine, Michael, Chris

(With special appearance by Ronan Bowie)

10 Oct 2013

Funding News

Congratulations to Katherine Holshausen, who received the prestigious Vanier Scholarship!

Link

 

15 Aug 2013

Media

 

Video and pictures from Dr. Bowie's participation in a Nov 2012 workshop in Paris, France, where scientific experts and government officials discussed definitions and policies for addressing the functional disability associated with schizophrenia.

 

14 Aug 2013

Funding News

Congratulations to Maya Gupta and Katherine Holshausen on receiving Canadian Institutes for Health Research funding for their doctoral studies.

 

8 Aug 2013

Media

Media report on data from Mike Best's study of neurophysiological responses to hearing speech associated with schizophrenia

http://kingstonherald.com/tech/brain-listening-schizophrenia-2010311875

30 July 2013

Awards

Congratulations to Mike Best, who successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis today!

 

10 June 2013

Awards

Congratulations to Michael Grossman for winning the Best Poster Award at the Cognitive Remediation in Psychiatry annual conference in New York City.  This poster presents a comparison of our newly developed "Activity-Based Cognitive Remediation" to traditional Cognitive Remediation. 

 

1 June 2013

Academic News

Congratulations to Sarah Oullette, who has accepted an offer to the Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at Western, and Cindy Law, who has accepted an offer to Medical School at the University of Ottawa!

10 May 2013

Awards

Congratulations to Michael Grossman, who was awarded the 2012-2013 Teaching Assistant Prize in Psychology at Queen's. 

http://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/awards-highlight-teaching-achievements



10 May 2013

Funding News

Congratulations to Mike Best, who was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship to continue his study of social exclusion in schizophrenia

15 March 2013

Academic News

Bowie, Holshausen, and Gupta have a chapter in Phil Harvey's: "Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia: Characteristics, Assessment, and Treatment"

Available here:

http://books.google.ca/books/about/Cognitive_Impairment_in_Schizophrenia.html?id=QnWXw4asKLIC&redir_esc=y

12 March 2013

Funding News

New Funding!  The CPD lab is fortunate to have received funding from the Brain and Behavior Foundation through an Independent Investigator Grant to Dr. Bowie.  In this study, we will examine the efficacy and effectiveness, as well as genetic correlates, of remote cognitive remediation.

http://bbrfoundation.org/II-2013-list

 

Jan 2013

Awards

American Journal of Psychiatry Editor's Choice for Article of the Year

http://bbrfoundation.org/brain-matters-discoveries/narsad-grantee-%E2%80%982012-editor%E2%80%99s-choice%E2%80%99-for-work-on-recovery-from

Jan 2013

Academic News

A bar set very high

A very warm welcome back to Lauren David, who spent the interval between her first and second term during year 1 of graduate school returning to the lab to finish collecting data from last year's honour's thesis project.  Inspirational work ethic on display below...

 

   

 

Nov 2012

Lab Curling Party

Potential Thesis Project next year:  The role of Gender in Predicting Engagement in Social Activities in the CPD Lab.

5 Sept 2012

Awards


CONGRATULATIONS!  Katherine Holshausen

Awarded the A.Z. Arthur Prize!

The A.Z Arthur Prize Endowment Fund was established by family, colleagues, students and friends in memory of Arthur Z. Arthur, Professor of Psychology at Queen’s University from 1968 to 1990. To provide financial recognition to each of the top two students who have the highest standing in the Master’s Clinical Program in the Department of Psychology.

 

 

5 Aug 2012

Academic News

CONGRATULATIONS!  Katherine Holshausen successfully defended her M.Sc. thesis:

STRUCTURED THERAPY FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF PURPOSEFUL SPEECH (STEPS):

A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION TO TREATING FORMAL THOUGHT DISORDER

IN SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Katherine is already disseminating this treatment following a training visit to Columbia University:

 

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1 JULY 2012

TENURE...Thanks to my students, colleagues, and mentors!

 

6 May 2012

Academic News

A Fact Sheet on schizophrenia written by Holshausen and Bowie has been posted on the Canadian Psychological Association's website. 

http://www.cpa.ca/psychologyfactsheets/schizophrenia/


5 May 2012

Awards

Congratulations to Laura Stefanik for  winning the  Teaching Assistantship Prize  in

Psychology for 2011-2012

 

1 May 2012

Awards

Congratulations to Lauren David, Lisa Gou, and Laura Stefanik for their successful defenses of their undergraduate honour's theses!

 

29 April 2012

Academic News

Graduating Lab Member Lisa Gou has accepted an offer in the Clinical Psychology program at The University of Victoria.  Congratulations, Lisa!

Graduating Lab Member Lauren David has accepted an offer in the Clinical Psychology program at Ryerson University. Congratulations, Lauren!

 

13 March 2012

Awards

Congratulations to Michael Grossman!

Michael was this year's recipient of the Ontario Association for Developmental Disabilities Student Award for Excellence in Research. This award honours his work done for his Master's Thesis while a student in Toronto. 

 

10 Jan 2012

A nice surprise visit!

Fresh from his trip into (and thankfully through) the Amazonian Jungles, Up Machu Picchu, and Mountain Biking the most dangerous road in the world, Mike Levi made a surprise visit to the lab. Great seeing you Mike!

Jan 2012

Awards

Maya Gupta, M.Sc., awarded the A.Z. Arthur Book Prize.  

The A.Z Arthur Book Prize Endowment Fund was established by family, colleagues, students, and friends in memory of Arthur Z. Arthur, Professor of Psychology at Queen's from 1968 to 1990.   To provide financial recognition to each of the top two students who have the highest standing in the Master's Clinical Program in the Department of Psychology.

Congratulations, Maya!

 

Nov 2011 Curling Party

       

Above we see the preferred psychotherapeutic stylings of our graduate students fully manifest in their curling techniques. Katherine relies on traditional hypnosis; Maya is inclined to mindfulness with a passive, reflective approach; Michael is exploring behavioural activation; finally Mike is committing to acceptance and commitment therapy. 

         

Our research assistants Garrett, Teal, Cindy, Sarah, Effie, Theresa and Lauren

 

June 2011

Awards

  Maya Gupta, PhD candidate in the CPD Lab, won the Best Student Poster Award at the Cognitive Remediation in Psychiatry Conference in New York

Katherine Holshausen and Maya Gupta, MSc candidates in the CPD Lab, won travel awards for their poster presentations at the Canadian Psychological Association Meeting

  Katherine Holshausen was awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research student fellowship

  Maya Gupta was awarded an Ontario Graduate Student Scholarship

 

Oct 2010 Lab Party at the Royal Kingston Curling Club

 

Theresa B, Emily, Lisa, Mike B, Mike L, Katherine, and Maya doing pre-curling stretching exercises 

 

     

     Theresa B and Maya prepare for battle

     Mike Levi ("The Ringer") lulling his opponents into a state of relaxation

     

     

    Bowie heroically trying to rally his team (but coming up about 5 meters short)

     

    Theresa, Lisa, Kaely, and Emily brazenly brushing with blurry brooms

     

     

    Sept 2010

    Awards

    • Shannon Xavier was presented with the Canadian Psychological Association Undergraduate Thesis Award for her work done in the CPD lab
    • Former undergrad lab RA Sarah Bacon accepted an offer to medical school at U of T
    •  Former lab undergrad and Hons student Emma Bassett is studying for her MSc in Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen's
    • Incoming Graduate student Katherine Holshausen received a CIHR scholarship
    • Graduate Student Maya Gupta received a CIHR scholarship
    • Graduate Student Maya Gupta was nominated for the Department of Psychology teaching assistant of the year award
    • Former undergrad lab RA Nathalie Cote accepted an offer to medical school at Sudbury
    • Former undergrad lab RA and Hons Student Shannon Xavier accepted an offer for graduate studies in Occupational Therapy to U of T
    • Research Coordinator Stephanie Taillefer accepted an offer for graduate studies in Clinical Psychology at Ryerson

     

     

     

     

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