Weekly Update Emails

The ORT is focused on timely and rapid communications, sharing helpful content including career development workshops, research training opportunities within and outside of UHN, and trainee and alumni spotlights. The ORT shares this content with the UHN community and other research communities through weekly email updates and on social media (Twitter and LinkedIn). View past ORT Updates below!

If you have an event or opportunity that you would like to share in our updates, please complete this form or email ort.admin@uhnresearch.ca.

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ORT Update November 22, 2022
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Welcome to the November 22, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update November 15, 2022
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Welcome to the November 15, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update November 8, 2022
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Welcome to the November 8, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update November 1, 2022
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Welcome to the November 1, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update October 25, 2022
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Welcome to the October 25, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update October 18, 2022
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Welcome to the October 18, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update October 11, 2022
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Welcome to the October 11, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update October 4, 2022
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Welcome to the October 4, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update September 27, 2022
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Welcome to the September 27, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update September 20, 2022
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Welcome to the September 20, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update September 13, 2022
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Welcome to the September 13, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update September 6, 2022
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Welcome to the September 6, 2022 ORT Update!

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ORT Update December 14, 2021
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Welcome to the December 14, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update December 7, 2021
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Welcome to the December 7, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update November 30, 2021
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Welcome to the November 30, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update November 23, 2021
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Welcome to the November 23, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update November 16, 2021
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Welcome to the November 16, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update November 9, 2021
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Welcome to the November 9, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update November 2, 2021
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Welcome to the November 2, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update October 26, 2021
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Welcome to the October 26, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update October 19, 2021
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Welcome to the October 19, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update October 13, 2021
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Welcome to the October 13, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update October 5, 2021
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Welcome to the October 5, 2021 ORT Updates!

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ORT Update September 28, 2021
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Welcome to the September 28, 2021 ORT Updates!

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2020 December Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 December Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 November Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 November Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 October Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 October Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 September Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 September Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 August Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 August Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 July Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 July Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 June Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 June Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 May Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 May Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 April Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 April Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 March Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 March Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 February Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 February Edition of the ORT Times!

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2020 January Edition
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Welcome to the 2020 January Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 December Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 December Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 October Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 October Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 September Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 September Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 June Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 June Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 May Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 May Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 April Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 April Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 March Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 March Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 February Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 February Edition of the ORT Times!

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2019 January Edition
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Welcome to the 2019 January Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 December Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 December Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 November Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 November Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 October Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 October Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 September Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 September Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 June Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 June Edition of the ORT Times! Have a happy summer everyone. Our next edition will be launched in September 2018!

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2018 May Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 May Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 April Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 April Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 March Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 March Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 February Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 February Edition of the ORT Times!

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2018 January Edition
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Welcome to the 2018 January Edition of the ORT Times!

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2017 Holiday Edition
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Welcome to the 2017 Holiday Edition of the ORT Times!

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October 2017
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Welcome to the October 2017 Issue of the ORT Times!

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September 2017
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Welcome to the September 2017 Issue of the ORT Times!

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SUMMER LITE 2017
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Welcome to the Summer Lite 2017 Issue of the ORT Times!

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June 2017
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Welcome to the June 2017 Issue of the ORT Times!

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March 2017
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Welcome to the March 2017 Issue of the ORT Times!

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February 2017
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Welcome to the February 2017 Issue of the ORT Times!

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January 2017
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Welcome to the January 2017 Issue of the ORT Times!

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December 2016
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Welcome to the December 2016 Issue of the ORT Times!

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November 2016
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Welcome to the November 2016 Issue of the ORT Times!

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October 2016
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Welcome to the October 2016 Issue of the ORT Times!

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September 2016
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Welcome to the September 2016 Issue of the ORT Times!

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August 2016
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Feature Story: Deadline approaching for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Conference Reports: Read conference reports from Evelyne, Mayilee, Alex, Halina and Melanie!

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July 2016
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Conference Reports: Read conference reports from Swati, Victor, Samah and Autumn!

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June 2016
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Editorial: Writing for the Masses: The Fine Art of Science Journalism
Short Story: Utilizing the Circadian Rhythm to Maximize Health
Latest & Greatest: After breast cancer, the arm still remembers

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May 2016
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Editorial: Accomplishment Bliss
Latest & Greatest: Measuring the Nature of Rewards, One Neuron at a Time

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April 2016
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Editorial: Duly Noted: The Makings of an Inspired Lab Book
Insider: Get to Know Ashwini Namasivayam, TRI PhD Candidate
Latest & Greatest: Calming the Brain to Treat OCD

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March 2016
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Editorial: UHN Surgeon Resolute About Progress of Nanomedicines
Insider: Get to Know Samantha Fernandes, PM MSc Student
Latest & Greatest: Making Medical Testing Less Noisy

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February 2016
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Editorial: The ‘Social’ Scientist
Latest & Greatest: Preserving Neurons After Spinal Cord Injury

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January 2016
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Insider: Trainee of the Month – Vicki Komisar, PhD Candidate
Latest & Greatest: Peramivir, the Flu Fighter

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December 2015
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Insider: Trainee of the Month – Lauren Agro, PhD Candidate
Latest & Greatest: Low EAT-2 causes to DCs to release a cytokine feast

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November 2015
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Editorial: Blood Thirst Could Prove Fatal… for Mosquitoes at Least
Latest & Greatest: Bone Marrow Cells Take Their Repair Abilities to Heart

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October 2015
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Career Advice: Using CAR Statements for Your Résumé
Money Matters: Personal Finance and Your Future
Editorial: Lost in Translation

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September 2015
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Editorial: Good Mentor, Bad Mentee—Getting the Best Out of a Career-Defining Relationship
Latest & Greatest: Emergency granulopoiesis waits for no one… except B cells

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August 2015
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News: Is your Research Summer Student leaving UHN at the end of August?

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July 2015
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News: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships: Applications at UHN

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June 2015
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Editorial: Improve your chances of publication success
Latest & Greatest: Second-hand smoke creates a haze around quitting
Spotlight: Modern women in science: Achieving Work/Life Balance

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May 2015
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Editorial: Toronto collaborations: The local benefit
Lead Article: Free science at last! Releasing the iron grip on open access to academic journals
Latest & Greatest: AML stratification: a surprising role for INPP4B

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April 2015
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Lead Article: Addressing Intellectual Property Early with UHN’s TDC Office
Latest & Greatest: Hematopoietic stem cells come out of hiding when CDK6 calls

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March 2015
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Lead Article: The Changing Landscape of CIHR Funding
Latest & Greatest: Repairing the foundation: hydrogels for heart healing

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February 2015
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Lead Article: To PhD or Not to PhD, That Is the Question
Latest & Greatest: Teaching tolerance: Learning to accept a heart

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January 2015
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Lead Article: New wave of antibiotics: is it too late to turn the tide of resistance?

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December 2014
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Lead Article: Career Development Tips from Past Workshops Held by ORT and TRI
Special Feature: Exciting new services at STTARR
Alumnus Career Profile: Dr. Paul Spagnuolo, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo

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November 2014
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Lead Article: Matching Scientists with Clinicians – Advice for a Fruitful Union
Latest & Greatest: The Difficult Transition from Active to Osteoarthritis
Alumnus Career Profile: Dr. Evelyn Pau, Associate at Bloom Burton & Co.

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October 2014
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Lead Article: Spotlight on UHN’s Vector Core Facility
Latest & Greatest: A comparison of neural responses to appetitive and aversive stimuli in humans and other animals

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September 2014
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Lead Article: You are more marketable than you realize
Latest & Greatest: Acoustic Estimation of Neck Fluid Volume

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August 2014
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Lead Article: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships: Applications at UHN

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July 2014
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Lead Article: A UHN change in status for Postdoctoral Fellows

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June 2014
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Lead Article: Successfully Supervising Summer Students
Latest & Greatest: Aaron Kucyi’s publication in the Journal of Neuroscience
Alumnus Career Profile: Dr. Craig Gedye’s academic position

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May 2014
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Lead Article: Building a Healthy Relationship with your Supervisor
Tutorial: Helpful Reminders When Hiring Summer Students
Alumnus Career Profile: Dr. Michael Hawkes’ career in academia

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April 2014
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Lead Article: Passive Diffusion of Science
Latest & Greatest: Ines Lohse’s publication in Cancers (Basel)
Alumnus Career Profile: Dr. Kidecklel’s career as the Director of Business Development at Mitacs

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March 2014
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Lead Article: Preparing for your first international conference
Latest & Greatest: Matthew Smith’s publication in Nature Chemical Biology
Alumna Career Profile: Dr. Silver’s career with Grand Challenges Canada

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February 2014
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Lead Article: How getting organized will make you more productive
Latest & Greatest: Self-renewal properties of cancer-initiating cells
Alumna Career Profile: Dr. Laurin’s career as a Forensic Scientist with the RCMP

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January 2014
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Lead Article: Beakers to Briefcase
Latest &Greatest: Trigeminal Neuralgia
Alumna Career Profile: Dr. Salima Janmohamed’s Career as a Flow Cytometry Applications Specialist

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ORT Times Archive 2013
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All issues of the ORT Times from 2013 can be downloaded from this page

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ORT Times Archive 2012
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All issues of the ORT Times from 2011-2012 can be downloaded from this page

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Seeds of Science Podcast - A NEW PODCAST EXPLORING THE EXPERIENCES OF UHN RESEARCH TRAINEES

Seeds of Science Podcast Poster. The ORT logo is seen at the top left. Poster reads Seeds of Science Podcast. Each episode explores the unique experience of a UHN trainee including their research snapshot, achievements, obstacles and life outside of research! Tune in to biweekly episodes starting Oct 20th 2022! On the right is a picture of the podcast logo and a microphone

A new podcast for UHN trainees by UHN trainees!

The Seeds of Science podcast provides a platform for UHN graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to tell their stories and to connect and learn from each other. Each episode spotlights a single trainee at different stages of their training – whether Masters or PhD candidates, or post-doctoral fellows. Learn about their exciting research, their unique goals for the future, and what they enjoy doing outside of their research. The trainees also offer their advice to junior trainees and undergraduate students who are considering a research career.

Learn more and listen to the podcast here.

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Celebrating Trainee and Postdoc Successes

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UHN trainees and postdocs accomplish amazing things every day! The ORT loves celebrating trainee and postdoc accomplishments in our weekly update emails and on social media. This includes awards, fellowships, published papers, graduations, career transitions and more.

If you’d like to share your achievements with the UHN Research community, please fill out this form or email ort.admin@uhnresearch.ca.