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July 2, 2013

Graduate Affairs Updates

Canadian Student Health Research Forum 2013

Meet the eleven outstanding Schulich Medicine & Dentistry gradaute students who traveled to Winnipeg and attended the Forum this year. Read More.

Banting Panel Discussion - July 11

Please attend the panel discussion and learn more about the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. Our confirmed panelists include:

  • Dr. Corey Maggiano, Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology
  • Dr. Hannah Tait Neufeld, Postdoctoral Fellow, Geography
  • Erin Huner, Research Officer, Faculty of Social Science
  • Dr. Robert A. Hegele, Robarts Research Institute Scientist and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Professor

The discussion will begin at 12:15 p.m. in HSA 101 and lunch will be served. Read More

Apply Now - 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 and deadlines are in August.  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.

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

Western Conference on Science Education - July 9-11

This unique conference pulls passionate faculty, students and educational staff together across disciplines to focus on improvements in post-secondary science education. Although issues in Canadian science will be highlighted, the conference welcomes colleagues working outside the country or outside the traditional disciplines of science. Read More

Scholars to Leaders Club - Next Session July 31

The first Scholars to Leaders session was a huge succeess, featuring guest speaker Carolyn Ford. 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.

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.

Teaching Assistant Training Program - Summer Sessions

Learn about fair grading practices, diversity in the classroom, lecturing, and giving students feedback on written work. Choose from concurrent sessions designed to meet your specific discipline-related teaching needs such as vocal health for lecturers or using small group discussion methods in the classroom for tutorial leaders. Read More

Funding Opportunities

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.