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For the Record: November 15, 2010

Mon, 11/15/2010

For the Record provides postings of appointment, committee, grant, award, PhD examination and other notices set out by the collective agreements and university policies and processes. It is the university’s primary vehicle for sharing this information with our community.

For the Record online replaces the For the Record section in the former Queen’s Gazette and includes the same information that was found here. For examples of what information can be included please consult the Gazette archive.


Faculty Appointments

Michael Adams appointed interim head of Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

Michael Adams has been appointed interim head of the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences for a two-year term commencing November 1.

Dr. Adams will play an integral role in leading the implementation and transition process for the new department.

Dr. Adams joined the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology as an assistant professor in 1988, initially with a joint appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology. He was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor in 1994 and to professor in 1998.

Dr. Adams served as acting head of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology during the 2009-10 academic year. Currently, he holds cross-appointments in the Department of Urology and the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.

A more detailed announcement can be found here.

Other Appointments

Romy Nitsch, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (November 1)

Staff appointments

Hill hired as learning and development specialist

Shannon Hill will be joining the Human Resources Department as learning and development specialist on December 1.

Ms Hill comes to Queen's with a B.Sc. in Biology, a B.Ed. in Adult Education, an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, and a solid background in training development and delivery, career counselling and project management.


Faculty and staff positions open on Senate and Board of Trustees

Nominations are requested for the following positions:

  • 1 staff member on Senate: three-year term, 2011 until 2014;
  • 1 staff member on Board of Trustees: four-year term, 2011 until 2015;
  • 1 faculty/librarian/archivist member on Board of Trustees: four-year term, 2011 until 2015.

Nomination forms and information about the process are available online or by contacting the University Secretariat at (613) 533-6095.

Nominations must be received at the University Secretariat, 153 Richardson Hall, by 4 pm on December 10.


Call for Human Rights Initiatives Award nominations

The submission deadline for the Queen’s Human Rights Initiatives Award is November 30.

The award is given annually to programs, projects or services, based at Queen’s or in the Kingston community, which have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of equality and human rights at Queen’s.

Award criteria and a nomination form can be found here. Nominations are to be sent to this email address.
If you require any further information about the award, please contact Stephanie Simpson, the associate director of the Human Rights Office.

Call for Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award applications

The Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award recognizes undergraduate or graduate teaching that has had an outstanding influence on the quality of student learning at Queen’s. It is awarded annually for activities that lead to improved learning, including curriculum development, educational leadership, design and delivery of out-of-classroom educational experiences, or classroom teaching and supervision.

For more information, please visit the website. The deadline is December 3.


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