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May 7, 2013

Graduate Affairs Updates

Use of "Turn it In"

"Turn it In" can be accessed through the University library system and requires normal Western IT logins to be used. It is highly recommended that students screen their thesis through "Turn it In" prior to submission to SGPS for examination.  Read More

Western Global Health Research Workshop - May 14, 2013

Invited representatives from Grand Challenges Canada, International Development Research Center, Embassy of France, other funding agencies will discuss changing landscape of global health research, requirements and process for funding success. Open to all  faculty, graduate students & postdoctroal scholars. Read More.

3MT Winner - Michael Taylor

Congratulations to Michael Taylor (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) on winning the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) at The University of Western Ontario's competition. Michael went on to the Provincial competition at Queens's University, where he won the Participant's Choice award--as voted by the presenters. Congratulations to Michael. To watch his presentation Read More.

London Health Research Day 2014 Keynote Speaker

If you would like to nominate a speaker for the LHRD 2014 keynote address please send your nominations to gradstudies@schulich.uwo.ca as soon as possible.

Campus Events

Spring Perspectives on Teaching Conference - May 14, 2013

A day of sessions dealing with topics relating to university teaching and learning. Gradaute students can earn up to three Future Professor Series credits toward the Western Certificate in University Teaching for attending all conference sessions. Read More.

Mitacs workshop: Business & Dining Ettiquette - May 14, 2013

This business etiquette workshop will show you all about evolved business conduct and will help you maximize your work relationships and send the right message about yourself (and your organization). Breakfast and lunch provided. Read More.

The 8th Annual London Imaging Discovery Forum - June 13

 The forum will be at Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building, Room 40. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Amit Chakma, President, Western University. This conference is free to local faculty and students at Western, London Health Sciences Centre, St.Joseph’s Health Care, Robarts Research Institute and its affiliates in Southwestern Ontario.  Read More

Funding Opportunities

SSHRC Talent Award

Recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship award holder. Value: $50,000 as a fellowship to fund the recipient’s doctoral or postdoctoral research over a one-to-two year period, or may be used in the form of a grant over three years to support research. Nomination packages must be submitted to SGPS by May 20. 2013. Read More.

Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE) Graduate Scholarships

This Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (CIHR-STIHR) funded graduate training program draw’s skills from across Canada to respond to changing demographics and technology and to address the health challenges facing persons living in rural Canada as they seek a healthy, safe and sustainable lifestyle. Application deadline is May 31, 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.