WHO WE ARE

The Office of Research Trainees (ORT) is a support and information resource for research trainee related matters. We directly support research trainees at the graduate (MSc and PhD) and postdoctoral levels. We aim to represent and support the research training within UHN.

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WORKSHOPS

View some of our upcoming and past workshops and events.

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OPPORTUNITIES

We will occasionally post additional career opportunities of interest to trainees, both at UHN and elsewhere.

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The ORT Times is a monthly e-newsletter focused on UHN trainees featuring news and editorials about trainee life, articles to help developing researchers get the most out of their training experience at UHN, and tips on career development.

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RESEARCH @ UHN

By choosing UHN as part of your research training program, you join hundreds of highly experienced students and fellows pursuing innovative projects. When considering a position at UHN, it is often quite useful to arrange to visit the labs of interest and speak with current trainees about their experiences and the advantages of joining the UHN community.

TRAINEE RESOURCES

UHN trains the next generation of scientists! It is home to more than 1500 research trainees – postdoctoral fellows and students conducting a research project supervised by a UHN scientist. As such, UHN is committed to providing an excellent environment for the academic and professional development of its trainees.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

The ORT is committed to providing support and resources enabling trainees to achieve their full potential during their training at UHN and as they venture into the next steps of their careers.

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TESTIMONIALS

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UHN’s Cancer Education Program launches fully open access course to empower cancer professionals around the globe with knowledge on topics not typically covered in training. Read more 👇 https://t.co/ONqfcPc9O2

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