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I'll be out of the office until Wednesday February 20th... As usual, send Psych IT requests to
see ya, 

The Qualtrics Migration from UW Psych License to UW License is still in progress... Yeah, it's taking longer than expected.
Starting February 19, the Qualtrics login page (accessed via will have a new look. You will use your email and WatIAM password to log into
Random Acts of Kindness Day is February 17 which stretches out to Random Acts of Kindness Week February 18-22.
Indigenous Workways - Wendi Adair research site
President's Accolades - Recognizing those who go Above and Beyond - Hilary Bergsieker there
Some articles and a podcast from Dillon Browne's screen time study: Children fall behind on coordination and communication if they have too much screen time, study suggests --- Your toddler's screen time could hinder their language and motor skills --- Screen Time and Child Development with Dillon Browne --- Screen time predicts delays in child development, says new research
Arts Awards nominations for Service, Teaching and Research. Deadline for submissions is March 11.
Workday Support can be reached by phone at x33000 Monday to Friday, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm, by email to or using their Contact Us form.
Prath is away for an undetermined time. As usual, send IT requests to
Getting started with Office 365 for faculty, staff, and graduate students

Psych IT requests can be emailed to (you'll need to send with your account)
or use our PsychIT Requests link. Our IT coop this term is Khaled. Richard had also been hired on contract.
Dept News --- Dept Events
IT News --- IT Alerts --- IST News
This is what happens when cohntries fight nicely

OWA(Connect) - mailservices - Office 365 - Sendit - Gmail - Student Portal
Daily BulletinWeatherGnewsCNNESPNTSNSNHockey Pool
UW LibraryTRELLISPsycINFOe-JournalsRefWorksLiaisonWLUUTLLOC
REGSONAUW Office of ResearchEthics newCTECPACSBBCS
WatIAMUW DeptsUW PeopleUW Map411
Psych Nexus NotesPsychIT RequestsIST TrainingSAWSEWLynda Web Training

WWWoWWWWs --- President's Accolades - Recognizing those who go Above and Beyond --- Super Bowl 2019 commercials --- Children fall behind on coordination and communication if they have too much screen time, study suggests --- Your toddler's screen time could hinder their language and motor skills --- Screen Time and Child Development with Dillon Browne --- Screen time predicts delays in child development, says new research --- People with extreme anti-science views know the least, but think they know the most: study --- Crowdfunding is financing and promoting 'worst-of-the-worst' bogus cancer therapies: study


lists UW Psychology Lists, Notices and Announcements

Most of the information on the beeHive is of interest mainly to folks in our department. General information about the UW Department of Psychology can be found on the UW Psychology Home Page.

REG REG - UW Psychology Research Experiences Group

Also of interest to Researchers

faqs Answers to Occasionally Asked Questions

...about local stuff:

...mostly about computer stuff:

There. I guess the above items effectively makes the consulting portion of my job obsolete... :-)

remote links Remote Psychology Links

Here's some good sources for additional information:

Local UW Information

Most of the following can be found tucked underneath the UWinfo WWW home page.


News: CANOE ---- KW Record ---- National Post Online ---- Globe and Mail ---- CNN ---- USA Today ---- Washington Post ---- Boston Herald ---- NY Post ---- MSNBC ---- Yahoo! News ----
Fun: ---- TopTeeVee ---- Grooveshark
Sports: ESPN ---- TSN ---- NHL ---- Skilton's Baseball Links ---- Toronto Blue Jays
Local: PAS Lounge Menu ---- Shuttle Services at UW ---- GRT easyGO Real-Time Map ---- easyGO Mobile Application ---- Weather ---- UW Weather ---- ---- Rogers KW Listings
Travel: Google Maps ---- MapQuest ---- MapPoint ---- Air Canada ----
Reference: Convert Me ----
Misc: ---- Auroral 30 Minute Forecast ---- Canadian Lightning Danger Map - Ontario ---- The Scientific 7-Minute Workout

Test files: Long mpeg ---- short mpeg ---- Fred gif ---- .mp3 Sound file ---- .au Sound file ---- .wav Sound file ---- .mov QT file ---- .avi file ---- Real Audio ---- PDF file ---- PS file ---- Flash Player Version ---- fillable PDF file ---- Flash Examples (bottom of page) ---- Java Sorting

Hey Dixon Lab!!! ---- Gambling Research Lab SharePoint site
Hey Fernandes Lab!!! ---- WRAP SharePoint site
Hey Danckert Lab!!! ---- NPD SharePoint site
Hey Roxane, James, Myra, Dan, and Evan!!! Renew or purchase your Matlab user licenses. Licenses are for the calendar year with a grace period extending into the following April. If you are attempting to run Matlab on non-Nexus PCs, keep in mind about Renaming User IDs. Note to self: for users to set their own path, copy "C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2014b\toolbox\loca\pathdef.m" to the user's Documents\MATLAB folder and double-click on it to start Matlab once. Subsequent times Matlab can be started in any way as it will use the last loaded path location. See also: Specify Startup Options, addpath, Change Folders on the Search Path, startup, General Preferences,
Hey Dept!!! ---- Departmental Listing of Support Staff Position Descriptions ---- Use Word mail merge for email ---- Mail merge using an Excel spreadsheet ---- ASUS' ZenBook 3 is thinner, lighter and faster than the MacBook ---- Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook
Hey Nadine!!! Email check
Hey Michael, Prath, Richard and Khaled!!! Here's psychdb ---- Twiki ---- ONA ---- IST RT ---- RT Docs ---- some install notes ---- PsychMap2 (refresh people) ---- Nexus List ---- Nexus List (sortable) ---- Nexus Down ---- Nexus List by room ---- Nexus Rooms ---- Printer List ---- error-list ---- last seen on network ---- ONA Status ---- Last Known Machine OU ---- CALMS ---- Test CALMS ---- ACO Survival Guide (ACO SharePoint) ---- Retrospect Summary ---- network test ---- wired into wireless ---- Computer questions and answers ---- Computer Hardware Chart ---- password generator ---- VirusTotal ---- SEP Tech Notes ---- beeHive Flash
Hey me!!! ---- InfoBlox ---- Infoblox Help Page ---- SCCM Reports! (IE only) ---- Psych failed SCCM installs ---- Psychology failed installs ---- Deployments by Collection within all Arts SCCM ---- Arts failed installs --- Dell UW pricing ---- audit ---- Vanguard Testing ---- Nexus Tools ---- Tuque ---- Arts mailing list ---- Artsannounce archives ---- IST Service Alerts ---- IST Service Catalogue ---- IST Recent Information Security Threats ---- Connect Reports ---- Exchange admin center ---- ONA Dashboard ---- Eduroam Helper emails ---- Grouper ---- SLAs ---- Collaborate ---- Mattermost ---- ACO PD ---- PAS 1237 booking ---- whereami ---- Reset Nexus Profile ---- CDW ---- Green Form ---- msicuu2.exe ---- Matlab License Purchases ---- IST Webstore ---- IST Webstore License check by userid/machine ---- IST Webstore License Report ---- Packaged applications available for redistribution ---- IST Contacts for specific applications ---- Nexus Documentation Project ---- Office 2016 Wiki ---- show .forward files ---- ---- Check Flash Player version ---- Artsfaculty password change ---- Psych Printer Logs ---- ONA port errors ---- Blocked MACs ---- Airwave (w/ PAS heat maps) ---- Twiki User Registration ---- IST Seminar Webcasts ---- IST SEW Handouts ---- IST Projects ---- Meetings: ACO / CTSC / FACCUS / WAC / WNAG ---- ASCRG ---- UW Classrooms ---- Microsoft Security Essentials ---- How to get files off an unfinalized DVD-Video disk using free software ---- move windows with keyboard ---- PSR - Problem Steps Recorder ---- HP LaserJet 4M Printer - How to Prevent Multifeeds ---- 10 Windows 7 commands every administrator should know ---- Holy Mackinaw ---- Champs 2011 ---- The Catch ---- OLD UW Psych Qualtrics Login (don't use anymore) ---- circa 1996 beeHive
Hey Vanguard Testers!!! Vanguard Reporting Page and Vanguard Testing Checklist
Hey Poolsters!!! Here's the Past beeHive Pool Winners.
Hey Worriers, Thrown Together and p-Curves!!! Go to IMLeagues - , select "University of Waterloo", login with UW credentials, click Intramurals, then the Intramural Sports IMLeagues logo and it should get you to your IMLeagues home page. Also, Squash Court Reservations

P.S. Most people in our department use this as a starting page for their web browser - it's a little long because its designed as an OSAUCFTS (One Stop And Use Ctrl-F To Search) resource :-).


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Bill Eickmeier
IT Specialist

University of Waterloo
Department of Psychology
200 University Ave. W
Waterloo, Ontario
Canada N2L 3G1

Room: PAS 4008
Voice: 1-519-888-4567 x36638
FAX: 1-519-746-8631

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