October 2016

Welcome to The ORT Times

UHN Research The UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT) Times is a monthly e-newsletter for UHN trainees that features articles about trainee life, tips on career development, and research training opportunities within and outside of UHN. For additional info and past issues of The ORT Times, go to uhntrainees.ca.

Highlights from the October Issue:

Linda Penn, PhD
Director, UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT)
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

A Strong Tongue for a Healthy Body
New findings reveal that tongue strength influences food consumption in older adults.
Words that are Worth Millions
How masterful UHN proposal won team big budget for breast cancer research project.
Krembil Fellow Success
Krembil 2016 Spring Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellow Award Competition.
October Trainee Feature
Get to know your fellows trainees!
Journey to Conquer Cancer Run/Walk
Join the ORT as we raise money for cancer research scholarships.
Register Your Trainee for Training
Research orientation is mandatory for all trainees.
High-Content Screening in Boston
Society for Biomolecular Imaging & Informatics: High Content 2016 talks imaging in 3D cultures.

Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

Nov 1


The ORT offers a limited number of travel awards to enable research graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to participate in national or international conferences.

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Nov 7


The Alzheimer’s Society Research Program hosts a number of awards for doctoral and postdoctoral awards.

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Nov 12

Open House

The Department of Medical Biophysics (MBP) at the University of Toronto will be holding an Open House from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, 7th Floor Atrium, Toronto.

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Nov 14


UHN offers a variety of Wellness Seminars. The next seminar topic will be “Is happiness a journey or destination?”

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Jan 28


The Beyond Sciences Initiative (BSI) is proud to announce the 2nd Annual International Remote Conference: Science and Society. Registration is open. Submit your abstract by Nov. 30.

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*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of the UHN or ORT*

Please contact the ORT Coordinator
University Health Network

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