Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

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View some of our upcoming and past workshops and events.

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Workshops & Events

Green poster with ORT logo on the top left corner. Text in dark green reads: Increasing Sustainability in Research, April 29th, 2-3 pm, EST, Zoom. Join for an interactive discussion and resource sharing on how we can all take part in making health care research more green. On the right is a clipart image of the world in the shape of a heart. On the left is a picture of a light bulb, recycling image, and waste bucket.
Increasing Sustainability in Research
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Date April 29 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM Increasing Sustainability in Research April marks Earth Month, and what better way to give back to the environment than by taking care of our shared home. Join us for a seminar on Increasing Sustainability in Research! In this webinar, two experts will share research and tips on…

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White event poster. The UHN Postdoc Association and ORT's logos are on the top left corner. Below is a yellow box with text that reads "Live Spring Fling Cook-along and Demo with ELLICSR Kitchen Chef Geremy Capone". A yellow apron is in the middle with the words "Theme: Spring Fling! Fri March 25th @ 4pm). At the top right is says Zoom Cooking Class in a green shape. At the bottom is says Follow us @UHNPostdocs. The instagram, twitter and linkedin logos are displayed.
Live Spring Fling Cook-Along and Demo with ELLICSR Kitchen Chef Geremy Capone
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Date March 25 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM Live Spring Fling Cook-Along and Demo with ELLICSR Kitchen Chef Geremy Capone The UHN Postdoc Association (UHNPA) in partnership with the Office of Research Trainees (ORT) invites you to a Spring Fling Cook-Along and Demo with ELLICSR Kitchen Chef Geremy Capone. You are cordially invited to participate…

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A poster advertising the peer-to-peer workshop "Developing Smart Textiles for Healthcare Textile Fundamentals. On the left is a photo of the guest speaker, Dr. Kirsten Schaefer. On the right is a photo of some smart textile fabric with a sensor patch visible. Text in the middle reads "Learn textile fundamentals for applications in wearable technology for healthcare."
Developing Smart Textiles for Healthcare: Textile Fundamentals
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Date March 3 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Developing Smart Textiles for Healthcare: Textile Fundamentals Smart textiles offer promising new opportunities to provide remote care to patients and reduce the impact on hospital resources. However, engineering specialized sensing technologies and conductive components to monitor or treat patients is only half of the challenge; the…

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Poster for the Exploring Careers for Postdocs event by UHN Postdoc Association and Office of Research Trainees. The poster says meet the panelists and shows photos of all four panelists. Dr. Sean Locke, Associate Professor Brock University; Dr. Anna Cranston, Strategy Analyst, Jonex Global; Dr. Darren O'Hara, Senior Scientist, Almac Discovery; Dr. Anusha Ratneswaran, Clinical Evaluator at Health Canada. February 28, 1-3 pm
Exploring Careers for Postdocs
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Date February 28 | 1 – 3 pm Exploring Careers for Postdocs The UHN Postdoc Association (UHNPA) in partnership with the Office of Research Trainees (ORT) invites you to hear perspectives on different career paths for postdoctoral fellows including positions in academia, industry, and government. Join our four former postdoc panelists: Dr. Anna Cranston, Strategy…

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Poster for PDF Appreciation Week 2021. September 20-24. The poster is beige with an image of two scientists, one with a microscope writing on a piece of paper and another with different blue bubbles of science objects coming out of the flask.
Postdoc Appreciation Week 2021
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Date Daily events September 20-24, 2021 Description The 2021 National Postdoctoral Fellow Appreciation Week is being celebrated from September 20 – 24. In recognition of the more than 360 postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) here at UHN, our organizing committee, in collaboration with the ORT, is hosting a full week of exciting virtual events. You are invited…

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Poster for the Managing your Money: Investing 101 Workshop. The Office of Research Trainees and KITE at UHN logos are at the top left corner. On the right side of the poster is a photo of Annie Zhang. Below it reads: Annie Zhang, Manager of Asset Liability Management- Hedge Accounting at TD Bank. Along the bottom the poster reads: August 24th at 6 pm, Zoom webinar
ORT and KITEC Webinar- Managing Your Money: Investment 101
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Date August 24 | 6 pm Description The ORT at UHN and the KITE Trainee Executive Committee (KITEC) invite you to a practical workshop on how to invest your money. Join us for “Managing your Money: Investment 101” with Annie Zhang, Manager of Asset Liability Management – Hedge Accounting at TD Bank! In this one-hour…

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UHN Summer Seminar Series Poster. A blue poster that says Research at UHN UHN Summer Seminar Series. A free virtual summer program for high school students. July 27-29, 10 am to 1 pm, via Zoom. Students from underrepresented communities are encouraged and welcome to attend.
UHN Summer Seminar Series
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Date July 27, July 28, &  July 29 | 10 – 1  pm Register to join the summer seminar series here. Description The University Health Network (UHN) is hosting the first ever UHN Summer Seminar Series for high school students (grades 9-12) from underrepresented and racialized backgrounds in July 2021. The Summer Seminar series will take…

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A poster for the Office of Research Trainees' Bench to Business: Launching your own healthcare venture event on June 28th from 3 to 4:30 pm. On the right are photos and descriptions of the 4 panelists, Dr. Soror Sharifpoor, Mark Taylor, Vivian Cheung, and Dr. Joseph Ferenbok.
ORT Webinar- Bench to Business: Launching your own Healthcare Venture
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Date June 28 | 3 – 4:30  pm Register for the webinar here. Description The Office of Research Trainees (ORT) at the University Health Network (UHN) and the Health Innovation Hub (H2i) invite you to “Bench to Business: Launching Your Own Healthcare Venture“. Join us for a Panel and Q & A to learn about…

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Résumé Workshop for Careers in Industry
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Date June 18, 2020 | 2-4pm Presenter Natasha Jamal, M.A, Career Educator at Career Exploration and Education (CxED) Description Looking to update your résumé for industry positions? Join us for a session with Career Exploration & Education to learn strategies and tips to build your job application materials. This seminar is targeted towards graduate students…

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Mental Health and Resilience During COVID-19
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Date June 4, 2020 | 3-5pm Presenters Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, is a psychiatrist, Scientist, the Vice-President, Education at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and Professor and Vice-Chair, Education in Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Dr. Allison Crawford, MD, PhD is a psychiatrist, Scientist and Associate Chief of…

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Leveraging Social Media for Career Development in STEAM
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Date May 7, 2020 | 2pm Presenter Dr. Samantha Yammine, PhD, Neuroscientist and Science Communicator. Description In this interactive session, Neuroscientist and Science Communicator Dr. Samantha Yammine aka “Science  Sam” will teach you tips and tricks of how you can use your time online to learn about potential careers in STEAM and help you grow…

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Exploring Career Options
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Date April 23, 2020 | 2pm   Presenter Natasha Jamal, M.A, Career Educator at Career Exploration and Education (CxED) Description Join a Career Educator from Career Exploration and Education, University of Toronto for an virtual workshop to help you navigate the dynamic and often complex process of developing your career options. This seminar is targeted…

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Stop Staring at a Blank Page – A Writing Workshop
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Date March 5, 2019 | 1pm Presenter Melissa Anders, M.Sc., Senior Program Manager, University Health Network. Writing Coach Description Join this workshop to learn how the writing process works, how to design your own unique writing process and practical ways to not only get started but also to maintain your momentum and complete your projects.…

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Money Matters: Personal Finance workshop
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Date February 5, 2019 | 2pm Presenter Stacey He, Owner of Stacey He Financial Life Planning Description Stacey He, advocate for financial literacy and education will be hosting a workshop on personal finance. Learn how to be financially savvy regardless of your salary or stipend! Click here to register. Photos Back to Workshops

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The ORT Presents: Money Matters, Personal Finance Workshop
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Facilitator Money Matters: Personal Finance Workshop Date February 21, 2018 More Information Register via https://ortmoneymattersworkshop.eventbrite.ca Presenters Stacey He, Owner of Financial Life Planning Description Understanding the essentials of good money management and the costly mistakes and pitfalls that must be avoided to create a successful financial life. Photos 2I8A5732 2I8A5755 2I8A5726 2I8A5744 Photography by Techna…

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A Brief Blitz of Scientific Writing Tips
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From Academia to Corporate: Alternative careers for PhD’s
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The ORT Presents: UHN’s Technology Development and Commercialization Department
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Facilitator UHN’s Technology Development and Commercialization Department Date March 9, 2017 More Information Register via https://technology-development-and-commercialization.eventbrite.ca. Back to Workshops

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The Modern Job Search
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Facilitator Isaiah Hankel, Fortune 500 Consultant, Best Selling Author Date February 2, 2017 More Information Become a more competitive candidate by understanding how to think like a recruiter or industry…

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Translating Bioninformatics for Everyday Biology
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Facilitator Hosted by UHN PDFs Date January 31, 2017 More Information Free Event! Register by January 20, 2017 via translatingbioinformatics.eventbrite.ca Back to Workshops

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Careers in Industry, Academia, Government
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Facilitator Various career panelists Date July 28, 2016 More Information Did you ever think about where your science degree could get you? Register by July 22, 2016 via https://careerevent2016.eventbrite.ca Registration…

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Résumés
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Facilitator Isaiah Hankel, Fortune 500 Consultant, Best Selling Author Date January 15, 2016 More Information Why an academic CV won’t secure you an industry job, and how to create an…

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Improve Your Career Success Through Social Media
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Facilitator Justin Cook, Partner, Director of Internet Marketing 9thCO Date January 15, 2016 More Information Register by January 11, 2016 via ortsocialmedia.eventbrite.ca Back to Workshops

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Careers in Industry
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Facilitator Various career panelists Date December 17, 2015 More Information CIHR Training Program in Regenerative Medicine Register here Back to Workshops

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