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Founded in the early 1960s, the Department has grown to become one of the most esteemed Departments of Psychology in Canada.

Our faculty and our graduate program are internationally renowned.


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  1. June 28, 2018Colin MacLeod awarded Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Canadian Psychology.

    Congratulations to Colin MacLeod, the Chair of the Psychology Department, who recently received the highest honour from the Canadian Psychological Association , the Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Canadian Psychology. 

  2. Apr. 26, 2018Dana Komer awarded the 2018 Arts Award for "Excellence in Service"Dana Komer

    Dana was recognized at the 2018 Celebration of Arts for her stellar work as the ITC Administrative manager over the years. 

    The awards were presented on Wednesday April 25th in Founder Hall of Hagey Hall. 

    Dr. Geoff Fong, Chief Principal Investigator of ITC, Department of Psychology, stated:

  3. Apr. 16, 2018Psychology graduate student is keynote speaker at Non-Academic Career ConferenceRobin Mazumder

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