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  1. 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:

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

  3. Apr. 11, 2018Psychology PhD student wins Amit & Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a StudentAlex Huynh and faculty members

    From left to right: David Moscovitch, Winny Shen, Myra Fernandes, Joanne Wood, Igor Grossmann, Hilary Bergsieker, Colin MacLeod, Alex Huynh, and Ramona Bobocel.  Photo taken by Feridun Hamdullahpur.

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  1. May 10, 2018The Annual Ziva Kunda Memorial Lecture Dr. John G. Holmes

    This year’s speaker will be Dr. John G. Holmes from the University of Waterloo.

    The Structure of Interdependence Shapes Cognition in Relationships

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