Psychology Student Volunteer Opportunity Hospital for Sick Children





Psychology Student Volunteer Opportunity
Hospital for Sick Children

Dear Psychology Students,

We are seeking a senior undergraduate psychology student to volunteer as a psychology assistant in the Eating Disorder Program at the Hospital for Sick Children. We are an interdisciplinary service providing psychosocial, medical and nutritional care to children and adolescents suffering with anorexic and bulimic forms of eating disorders across inpatient, day treatment and outpatient programs.

You will be providing research and administrative support to our ongoing program evaluation initiatives.   You will be trained in test scoring and data entry of psychometric measures and other psychosocial assessments.

We require a minimum time commitment of 8 hours per week (flexible hours) during the months of May through December 2015 (negotiable, and with the possibility of extension).

Interested candidates are asked to please email your curriculum vitae and a brief letter of introduction to our program’s Psychometrist, as below:

Dr. Margus Heinmaa, Ph.D., CPsych
Dr. Melissa Lieberman, Ph.D., CPsych
Clinical Psychologists

Lola Olorunfemi-Edwards, B.Sc (Hons)


Department of Psychology
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue, 7438 Black Wing
Toronto, Canada, M5G 1X8

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Community Research Symposium

Due to the CUPE 3902 strike that occurred in March, OPIRG’s (Ontario Public Interest Research Group) community research symposium has been rescheduled and is happening this week on Saturday on May 30th from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM at OISE. It is a symposium focused on presentations on on social justice and environmental issues and will feature a range of community researchers, activists, academics and others who will be presenting panels, workshops and exhibits on a wide range of topics. The conference is open to anyone who wants to attend and learn more about community research and activism. If you are able to share this information on a listserv for psychology students or even through your respective Facebook/Twitter pages, that would be fantastic and much appreciated.
Here is the specific call-out for the symposium with all the information that can be sent out to members:
‘OPIRG-Toronto social and environmental justice symposium
A day of paper presentations from student and community researchers, workshops and panels on social and environmental justice issues and campaigns.

Saturday May 30th, 2015
10:30 AM-6:30 PM
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), 5th Floor
252 Bloor Street West (closest accessible subway station: St. George)

The Toronto Research and Community Exchange (TRACX) works to build space for research on social and environmental justice, and facilitates connections between campus resources and community organizations working for social change. In spring 2015, join us to showcase research with a community organizing focus. This symposium will feature community-based social justice research and campaigns by community groups and students.

This is not an academic conference. We want to problematize and challenge people’s perspectives on research, encourage social investigation and engage in collective, creative problem solving and skills sharing around community concerns. Whether you’re a student, non-student, activist and someone curious about activism, everyone is encouraged to participate and attend!

Check out for the full schedule.’

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Research Volunteer Position

Recruiting volunteer research assistants:

The Helwig Moral Development lab is recruiting undergraduate psychology students for volunteer positions for the spring and summer terms. Volunteers will be assisting in studies assessing children’s and adolescents’ evaluations of civic activities, such as voting and volunteerism. In particular, our research focuses on perceptions of the importance and obligation to engage in various sorts of civic behaviors.

As a research assistant, your responsibilities will include:

– Recruiting participants through phone contact and community poster placement.
– Transcription of interviews.
– Data entry and database management.

As a member of our lab, you will gain experience and skills relevant for the field of developmental psychological research. Our methodologies feature both quantitative and qualitative research, giving volunteers an opportunity to be exposed to diverse research methods.

Interested applicants should be conscientious, responsible, reliable, motivated, and interested in developmental psychology. If you are interested, please contact me at with a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript.

Thank you!

Justin McNeil

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PSA Executive Elections

PSA Executive Elections are today!

Voting has MOVED to the PSA Office, room 509 on the ground floor.

Go down the stairs, head towards the elevators, and go left down the hall, through the doors, and left again right before the staircase and the door to outside.

Voting is open until 6pm today so come by and bring your TCard!

Sorry for the confusion :)

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Research Student/Volunteer Questionnaire

Were you a PSY299/ROP Student?

Have you done an independent project in psychology (PSY400, 405, 406)?

Have you been a research volunteer in a lab?

Please take a few minutes to fill out a questionnaire about your experiences. Your input will help future students make research choices, and may contribute to the development of the program.

Thank you!

PSY299/ROP Questionnaire:

Independent Project Questionnaire:

Research Volunteer/Assistant Questionnaire:

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Research Study

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Research Position

Public Health Ontario (PHO) is a Crown Corporation dedicated to protecting and
promoting the health of all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health. As a hub
organization, PHO links public health practitioners, front-line health workers and
researchers to the best scientific intelligence and knowledge from around the world.
PHO provides expert scientific and technical support relating to infection prevention and
control; surveillance and epidemiology; health promotion, chronic disease and injury
prevention; environmental and occupational health; health emergency preparedness; and
public health laboratory services to support health providers, the public health system
and partner ministries in making informed decisions and taking informed action to
improve the health and security of Ontarians.

Position Title: Research Assistants (4 to 6 part-time contract positions)
Department: Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
Duration: Part-time Temporary (up to a maximum of 8 shifts and 60 hours during the
period of February 12 to February 22. These shifts will include days, evenings, and/or
Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
Compensation Group: AMAPCEO
Position Status: Open
Job Code: Group 2
Salary: $43,980 – $57,330 annualized ($23.25 – $30.30 approximate hourly rate)
Posting Date: January 8, 2014
Closing Date: January 22, 2014
We are looking to hire 4 to 6 Research Assistants to assist with data collection for a
study. The study is funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and is being
led by Dr. Erin Hobin at Public Health Ontario and Dr. David Hammond in the School of
Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo.
The study involves conducting 7-10 minute oral surveys with supermarket patrons in four
jurisdictions, one being the Greater Toronto Area. Survey measures will assess
demographics as well as food-related attitudes and behaviours.
Mandatory training session: Thursday, February 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Your cover letter and resume must clearly indicate how you meet the
qualifications/competences. In order to have your application considered you must also
submit an unofficial academic transcript, and please submit your availability in the
following doodle poll:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit
and click on the job title. Job Posting – Research Assistant Greater Toronto Area

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Research Assistant Positions

The Social Psychophysiological Research and Quantitative Methods Lab
(SPRQL) is currently seeking volunteer research assistants to work on
social psychology and psychophysiology studies.  Successful applicants
will be responsible for running study sessions and scoring
psychophysiological data.  Additional training in lab biosafety as well as
hormone and electrophysiological research methods may also be provided.
The time commitment is up to 10 hours per week, with the option to work
from home for certain projects.

We will accept applications from undergraduate psychology students (2nd
year or higher). Also, there is one specific study in the lab looking for
applicants who are interested in meditation but who have had no prior
meditation experience.  To apply, please submit a resume and unofficial
transcript (with your full name in the title of both documents) to


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PSY 100 Dr. Freud Competition Dec 4th, 2014


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Baycrest Conference March 9th-11th

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