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August 13, 2013

Graduate Affairs Updates

Deadlines Pending - Dean's PhD and MSc to PhD Transfer Awards

Dean Strong has announced 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. The deadline for the PhD stipend application is August 31, and the MSc to PhD Transfer dealine is September 1. Read More

Mitacs Information Session - Presentation Available

If you missed the information session on Mitacs PhD and postdoctoral fellowships you can find the details here. Director of Business Development, Jennifer Tedman-Jones, provides information on how to apply for funding and the best ways to find an industry research partner. Read More

Postdoctoral Pub of the Week

Check out the latest online feature.  Julie Theurer is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Otolaryngology. She is collaborating with surgical and radiation oncologists to explore the impact of various cancer treatments on communication, swallowing, and quality of life.  Read More

New GradPath Website

Your portal to graduate student professional development programs at Western. It highlights information and resources you will need to succeed at each stage of the graduate journey, from coursework through comprehensive exams, thesis writing and publishing to the job search after graduation. Read More

Commitment to the Community - Share Your Story of Community Support

It’s time to celebrate all that our faculty, staff and students are doing to make our community a better place. Whether you give back on a local, or global level, work in a soup kitchen or volunteer your time on a local board, we want to know your story. Click here to share your story and learn more about our Commitment to Community initiative.

Calling all Artists and Photographers - New School Calendar

Are you an artist, or photographer? If so we would like to hear from you. We are producing a School calendar featuring the art and photography of our faculty, staff and students. Send us an image of your work before August 30 to have your artwork/photography included. You can send your image to comms@schulich.uwo.ca. Read More

Save the Date: Research Town Hall - September 24

Join Dr. Denise Figlewicz, Vice-Dean, Research & Innovation at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry for a Research Town Hall

Date: September 24, 2013
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: DSB 1002

Please note that ight refreshments will be provided. 

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

See the Line Concussion Research and Awareness Education and Community Information Symposium - August 14

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

IESC Nature Walk and Ice Cream Sundaes - August 22

Join us for a group nature walk in the woods on one of London's many walking trails. Many families enjoy afternoon walks around the neighbourhood, parks and walking trails in the city during the summer months. We'll take a walk through the Medway Valley Heritage Forest. Read More

International Graduate Teaching Assistant Conference - September 3

International graduate students (on student visas, landed, or permanent residents) who are new to teaching in Canada are invited to spend this half-day with colleagues from the Western teaching and learning community. Lunch is provided. Read More

Drop-In Career Counselling

Brief, career counselling appointments at the Student Success Centre, approximately 15-30 minutes in length. Offered on a first-come, first-served basis on most Wednesdays from 1pm - 4pm (until the end of August 2013). Register and Read More

Funding Opportunities

Human Frontier Science Program - Postdoctoral Fellowships

HFSP postdoctoral fellowships encourage early career scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country.  HFSP fellowships are for three years. Fellows may choose to stay for up to three years in the host country or use the last year of their fellowship to return to their home country or to move to another HFSP member country.  Application deadline is is August 13, 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

2014 Summer Program in Taiwan – CIHR Institute of Genetics

Provides Canadian graduate students (master’s or doctoral) with first-hand research experience in an international setting. This two-month summer program offers an exciting opportunity to engage in health research (i.e. biomedical, clinical, health systems services, social cultural, environmental and population health) with first-hand research experience in an international setting. Application deadline is December 16, 2013. 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