October 2017

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

OSOTF Graduate Fellowship
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 OSOTF Unilever/Lipton Graduate Fellowship Winners.
Mental Health in Research
How are you feeling today?
Game Changer: BenchSci
Artificial intelligence (A.I.) driven antibody search.
October Trainee Feature
Get to know your fellow trainees!
Latest in Posture and Gait Research
Applying research to enhance rehabilitation methodologies in the community.
Alpha-Synuclein in Parkinson’s
Ground-breaking therapies that tackle alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s disease.
2017 Canadian Stroke Congress
The latest and greatest developments in the field of stroke rehabilitation.

Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

Nov 06


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

For info, click here.

Nov 07


The Alzheimer’s Society Research Program (ASRP) hosts a number of awards for doctoral and postdoctoral fellows. The ASRP targets two types of research: biomedical and Quality of Life (QoL).

For info, click here.

Dec 01


The Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program supports students that demonstrate high levels of achievement in their undergraduate and early graduate studies.

For info, click here.

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

Please contact the ORT Coordinator
University Health Network

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