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  • Feature Story: Amanda Shamblaw, July 2019

    Congratulations to Queen’s Psychology PhD student Amanda Shamblaw on her recent academic successes with three highly competitive awards! A NIMH Scholarship and a Beck Student Scholarship in 2019, and a Michael Smith Foreign Study Award in 2018.
    Read Amanda's full story here

  • Feature Story: Jordan Poppenk June 2019

    Congratulations to Jordan Poppenk who has been named among eight Canada Research Chair renewals for Queen's University! Jordan is Canada research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience - Tier 2.
    Read more on this story here

  • Feature Story: Rhea Hoskin

    Congratulations to Post-doctoral Researcher Rhea Hoskin on recently being awarded the Governor General Gold Medal and the Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Postdoctoral Award!
    Read the full story on Rhea here

  • Feature Story Indigenous Artwork June 2019

    Queen's University Department of Psychology Issues Public Art Call for an Indigenous Art Project for Humphrey Hall/Craine Building Lobby
    Read the full story here

  • Congratulations to all of our Canadian Psychological Association Certificate of Academic Excellence 2018-2019 Award recipients! The awards go to the three best Honours theses, the three best Master’s theses and the three best Doctoral theses in 2018-2019.

  • Congratulations to Department of Psychology Graduating Awards Medal in Psychology recipient Brooke Hilton! A medal is awarded annually by the University to the graduating candidate who has demonstrated academic excellence in an honours degree who is deemed by a Department to have achieved the highest standing in a Plan offered by that Department.  Departments within the Faculty of Arts and Science will consider students in a major, medial or specialization plan offered by that Department.


  • Congratulations to W.R. Thompson Prize in Psychology recipient Maya Albin! Established by family, colleagues, former students, and friends of William Robert Thompson, Professor of Psychology at Queen’s from 1966 to 1979, Head of Department from 1966 to 1972. Awarded to the student completing the fourth year of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) program with a major in Psychology who is judged by the Department of Psychology to have submitted the most outstanding honours thesis in PSYC 500.