National Postdoct Appreciation Week

Happy National Postdoc Appreciation Week!

Today is the second day of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, and we are thrilled to continue celebrating with you. Today we will highlight the day’s events from the National Postdoctoral Association’s calendar, as well as the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars. Finally, we’ll highlight some University of Toronto resources and websites for research training and funding opportunities.

Sarah Pickering & Jonathan Turner
Postdoctoral Fellows Office
School of Graduate Studies
University of Toronto

NPA Virtual Events Calendar

The National Postdoctoral Association’s calendar of virtual events continues with more great events. For instance, today there are career and professional development events focused on careers in teaching undergraduates, careers in core facilities, publishing your work, other forms of research communications, intellectual property, innovation, EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion), structural racism, and a virtual trivia night. Each event has its own registration process, so check the calendar for more details.

Connect with Canadian Postdocs

The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars/l'Association Canadienne des Postdoctorantes et Postdoctorants (CAPS-ACPP) is holding a free webinar series for members each day from Monday, September 20 to Friday, September 24. This event series is for postdocs, graduate students, and early career professionals.

Researching Funding and Training at the University of Toronto

Research funding and grant competitions for faculty are listed on the Research Alerts system. On- and off-campus training sessions related to research funding and administration will also be advertised through the Research Alerts systems; registration for any research training sessions hosted by the University of Toronto will be through the EVE (Event Registration and Management Application) website. View the current list of awards and grants that postdoctoral fellows can hold on the SGS Awards & Funding page.

Coming up on Thursday, September 23rd from 11am to 12pm EDT is the first In Conversation With...A New Monthly Series Visiting Topics in EDI in Research & Innovation. On Thursday Dr Nicole Kaniki, the inaugural Director of EDI in Research and Innovation, and Dr Christine Allen, the Associate Vice-President and Vice-Provost, Institutional Strategic Initiatives, will discuss what EDI in Research and Innovation at U of T does. View session info & register.

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