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June 24, 2013

Graduate Affairs Updates

Dean's PhD and MSc to PhD Transfer Awards Announced

Dean Michael Strong is pleased to announce the continuation of two graduate student support programs that are intended to encourage and recognize excellence in research at the graduate level within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University. The call for applications is now open.  Read More

Miranda Kirby, PhD - Convocation 2013 Grad Feature

With a backpack full of outstanding academic achievements, Dr. Miranda Kirby, PhD, ventured off to Vancouver to begin her postdoctoral work. Once she arrives she will embark on two years of studies at Vancouver General Hospital under the supervision of Dr. Harvey Coxson, blending her passion for medicine, health and math. Read More.

London Free Press Features Samantha Whiteside, PhD Candidate

Samantha Whiteside is a doctoral candidate in Microbiology & Immunology. Her group plans to become the first to successfully swim the length of Lake Ontario.  Read More.

Annual Schulich Grad Studies Beach Volleyball Tournament

Come out and have some fun while raising support for The Arthritis Society (Southwestern Ontario). You could even win a trophy.   Prizes will be awarded for best team uniform, funniest team name, spirit award and overall standing

      Date:  Saturday, July 20, 2013
      Location: Spikes Indoor Beach Volleyball, 120 Weston St.
      Time: 12:00 p.m.. to 6:00 p.m.

You can register a team or sign up as a free agent.  Read More.

    Top Graduate Students Honoured

They are among the top Graduate Students at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and one day will become some of Canada’s leading researchers. Congratulations to Ben Klienstiver, Hilary Brown, Loretta Norton, Joshua Giles, Stefanie Attardi, Kevin Skoblenick, Lori Lowes, Henry Dunn and Ashbeel Roy who were all recently awarded some of the School’s top internal awards for Graduate Students. Read More

Get LinkedIn With Us

Are you interested in connecting with current and former graduate students and postdoctoral scholars form Schulich?  Would you be interested in knowing what careers our past trainees now have?  Join our group on LinkedIn, "Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Grad Students & Postdocs".

Campus Events

Scholars to Leaders Club - June 26

The Club offers a unique opportunity to bring scholars together with academic and private-sector professionals who are specifically skilled in mentoring candidates through the preparation of applications to internationally renowned scholarship programs such as the Rhodes Scholarships, the Fulbright Scholarships, the Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, and Canada’s own Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships. Please visit Scholars to Leaders Club - Registration to sign up. Read More.

Future Professor Workshop Series - June 27

"Blogging as a Teaching Tool" panel.  Discuss the benefits and challenges of incorporating blogging into teaching undergraduate courses. Read More

Save the Date - See the Line Concussion Research and Awareness Education and Community Information Symposium

Join us to learn from experts about the latest sport concussion research underway.

    Date: Wednesday, August 14
    Location: Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

This afternoon event is your opportunity to gain insight on injury prediction and prevention, offering athletes, coaches and parents a better understanding of the risks at play.  Read More.

Funding Opportunities

Translational Breast Cancer Research Traineeship Program

The purpose of the Program is to encourage and support translational breast cancer research by providing funding for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. This program is made possible by a major donation from the Breast Cancer Society of Canada to the Translational Breast Cancer Research Unit at the London Regional Cancer Program, as well as donations from other groups interested in supporting translational breast cancer research. Appliction deadline is June 28, 2013.  Read More

EURIAS Postdoctoral Fellowships

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme. It builds on the strong reputation of the Institutes for Advanced Study for promoting the focused, self-directed work of excellent researchers within the stimulating environment of a multidisciplinary and international group of fellows  Application deadline is July 5, 2013 . Read More.

Ontario Brain Institute - Internships

The team at the Ontario Brain Institute is passionate about the outcomes of their work, the people and organizations they partner with, and the opportunity to shape the future. They are united in their common goal to become an internationally recognized centre of excellence in brain research, translation and innovation. Read More.

University of Calgary Postdoctoral Appointments

A new postdoctoral recruitment program aims to increase the number of postdoctoral scholars at the University of Calgary. The University is recruiting approximately 60 postdoctoral scholars for a two-year term. Read More.

Fulbright Canada

Fulbright runs a wide range of programs and services that support exceptional Canadian students and scholars who wish to study, do research or lecture in the United States. Read More.