Department of Psychology News
The Department of Psychology is now seeking nominations for the 2013-2014 Rennie Gaulton Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award will be presented to a faculty member in the department who demonstrates the same dedication to undergraduate teaching that Rennie did. If you have had a psychology professor, at any point in your university career, that you feel is deserving of this award, please nominate him/her. A committee consisting of three psychology faculty and an undergraduate student representative will choose the recipient of the award. The award will be given to one professor each academic year and will be presented at the Annual Psychology Research Conference. Nominations are sought at the end of the Fall and Winter semesters.
The December 4 Colloquium that was scheduled has been POSTPONED until next semester.
Dr. Jennifer Gordon, University of North Carolina, will give a talk entitled, “Depression, Stress and Health: How Depressed Individuals Respond Differently to Stress and Why This Matters”, in C4011 from 11:00-11:50 AM, followed by a 15 minute Question and Answer period.
Dr. Sheri Madigan, Banting postdoctoral fellow, University of Toronto, will give a colloquium on Monday, November 25th, 2013 entitled, "Consequences of adverse childhood experiences to the family life cycle" in SN3060 from 3:15 – 4:05PM followed by a 15 minute Question and Answer period.
Dr. Tali Boritz, Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will give a colloquium on Monday, November 18, 2013 entitled, “Towards an Integrative Understanding of Psychotherapy: Principles and Predictors of Therapeutic Change", in SN3060 from 3:00-4:00PM followed by a 15 minute Question and Answer period.
The Psychology colloquium scheduled for November 19 has been postponed to next semester.
There will be a colloquium on November 5, 12:00 pm, SN 2101. Dr. Paul DeDecker (Linguistics) will be giving a presentation entitled: "He Said, She Said: dialect as a linguistic tool in quoted speech".
There will be a colloquium on October 22, 12:00 pm, SN 2101. Morag Ryan will be giving a presentation entitled: "Interspecific attachment: Social bonds between humans and their 'best friends'".
There will be a colloquium on October 8, 12:00 pm, SN 2101. Dr. Aimee Surprenant will be giving a presentation entitled: "Preparing for a rewarding career applying the science of psychology".
The Psychology department is seeking nominations for the Toronto Graduate Scholarships.
This scholarship is being established through the fund raising efforts of the Toronto Alumni Branch of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be available to an...
There will be a colloquium on September 24, 12:00 pm, SN 2101. Dr. Kathleen Hourihan will be giving a presentation entitled: "An Introduction to the Psychology Research Experience Pool (PREP)".
The Psychology department is seeking nominations for two awards - The General Rick Hillier Scholarship in Science and Leadership, and The Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited Science Scholarship (see below for details). Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience majors are asked to nominate themselves for the awards by sending their information directly to Dr. Aimee Surprenant (email@example.com) of our departmental awards committee. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 16th.
There will be a Psychology Colloquium on Tuesday, September 17 at 12:00 in the Science Building, SN2101. Our speaker will be Stephen Ellenbogen, School of Social Work, MUN and his title is "Exploring a shame-rage explanation for anger and aggression problems in physically abused adolescents receiving child protective services".
The shedule for fall colloquium presentations can be found here. All talks will be held on Tuesdays at 12 pm in SN2101. The first talk will be on September 17 by Dr. Stephen Ellenbogen, School of Social Work, entitled, "Exploring a shame-rage explanation for anger and aggression problems in physically abused adolescents receiving child protective services".
Everything Science 2013 is the Faculty of Science's way of welcoming incoming undergraduate students to the faculty.
The orientation event will take place Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. in the lobby of the Science building. It will include an introduction to science at Memorial, followed by a chance to meet academic advisors and student society executives from the various science departments who can answer questions about science programs and activities...
Hugo Lehmann, an associate professor at Trent University, will be on campus next week and he has agreed to give a talk in the department, entitled "Is long-term memory consolidation a robust phenomenon?", Thursday, June 27, 11 AM-12 PM in SN3058.
There are four Convocation Awards with deadlines fast approaching. Please see the attached list of awards with the deadline and contact information for each here.
At the 4th Annual Psychology Research Day, held April 3, 2013 the following awards were presented:
THE RENNIE GAULTON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
This award is presented to a faculty member in the department...
Our 4th Annual Psychology Research Day will take place on Wednesday, April 3 from 9 am to 3pm in the Junior Common Room of Gushue Hall. Master's students talks will...
Below are two nomination forms for Awards that are presented annually in the Psychology Department. The deadline for nominations is March 22, 2013.