More details on the speakers here: NEWDATE_GradColloquium2018
Due to the impending weather, we have decided to postpone the inaugural Cross-Disciplinary Graduate Colloquium Evening, originally scheduled to take place tomorrow. Details regarding the rescheduled event will be forthcoming.
Graduate Student Advisory Committee
Assistant Professor in Residence
Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut
Job Posting Title: Assistant Professor in Residence
The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut in Storrs seeks to fill a full-time faculty position at the Hartford Campus. The position will be for a non-tenure track “In-Residence” faculty, which can lead to long-term multi-year contracts. The successful candidate will teach seven undergraduate courses per academic year or the equivalent. Other potential responsibilities include advising undergraduate majors and outreach activities for the Psychological Sciences Department at the Hartford Campus.
Applications are due by February 15. Please see full job posting at
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10622 along with a list of qualifications and application instructions.
The social division is pleased to host Dr. Philip Corlett, who will give a talk entitled, “Finding Beliefs in the Brain: Hallucinations, Delusions & Predictive Processing” on Wednesday, Sept 6, 2017, from 1:25 – 2:55pm, in BOUS 162.
Dr. Corlett’s lab webpage.
The Graduate School just announced their travel awards for this year. The funds usually get depleted within a couple of weeks, so if you have completed 30+ graduate credits and plan to present at a conference before December 31st, you should apply ASAP.
Please visit http://soapbox.uconn.edu/public/storyView.php?id=38163&cid=40&iid=6351 for more information.
The Connecticut Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CT IBACS) is pleased to announce a new call for applications to its seed grant fund.
Full details (and forms for the required letter of intent) can be found on the Institute website. The seed fund is intended to fund activities in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (broadly construed) that are likely to lead to applications for external funding, or which otherwise contribute to the mission of the Institute. Preference will be given to activities that involve collaboration and expertise across laboratories and/or traditional disciplinary boundaries.
Applications for small grants (<$10,000) can be submitted at any time; applications in excess of $10,000 should be submitted by May 1st, 2017.
The Institute also invites applications for affiliate memberships.
The Departments of Psychological Sciences, English, Journalism, and the Human Rights Institute co-sponsor a public talk by UK-based journalist Ismail Einashe on Tuesday, March 21, at 4 pm in BOUS Room 160.
Monday, October 24th, 2016 from 5pm to 8:30pm in Laurel Hall, first floor, Storrs Campus.
Please share this invitation with your students, postdocs, and fellow researchers. An itinerary of the symposium is reported below and in the attached brochure.
We look forward to your participation.
For general inquiries about the event, please contact the organizers:
(5-6pm) Keynote lecture: This year our keynote speaker is Prof. David Ginty from Harvard University (https://www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/neuroscience/fac/Ginty.php) with a talk on “A Molecular-genetic Approach to Decoding the Sense of Touch”
(6pm – 8:30pm) Reception, poster session and data blitz: A reception will follow the keynote lecture along with a poster session and short podium presentations (a.k.a. “data blitz”). Trainees with an interest in neuroscience are warmly encouraged to contribute to the poster and podium presentations. A prize will be assigned to the best short presentation. Further details will be emailed separately.
Poster for event can be found at this link
Dr. Monnica Williams, who recently accepted a faculty appointment in the UConn Department of Psychological Sciences, answered questions for UConn Today about her research on racism, violence, and the resulting impacts on mental health, in particular the mental health of African Americans. The Mental Health Costs of Racism
Summer 2016: Psychological Sciences major Jacklyn Scymcyk showed us her human resources internship at the Wildlife Conservation Society, headquartered at the Bronx Zoo