March 2019
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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

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

Creating an Online
Distinguishing yourself from other researchers and improving your “googleability”.
Bringing Cell Therapies to Clinic
McEwen Stem Cell Institute bridges academia with industry to advance cell therapies to clinic.
Relationship Building in Academia
Prioritizing relationship building promotes a successful research environment.
The Role Model that STEM Needs
Profiling an influential Canadian chemist and youth advocate.
Advances in Heart Research
Experts and trainees discussed the latest and greatest in heart research.
ALS Research
Breakthroughs made in all aspects of ALS research.
April 11, 2019
Career Development
Medical Writing Workshop
This highly interactive one-hour workshop will provide an overview of a day in the life of a Medical Writer and discuss current trends in the Canadian job market. Tips on securing the most suitable medical writer opportunity will be discussed.

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April 26, 2019
Next Generation of Scientists
Applications are now being accepted for this competition. Generously funded by the Cancer Research Society, this three year fellowship provides one year of salary support and two years of operating costs.

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Mitacs Accelerate
This fellowship provides long-term funding for graduate students. Successful candidates will also receive opportunities to access professional development training to help ensure project success.

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Job Opportunity
Web Communications Specialist
UHN's StRIDe department is actively seeking an experienced professional to manage and moderate content on the research intranet and external websites for accuracy, readability and accessibility.

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The ORT Times is brought to you by UHN's Office of Research Trainees. Some images adapted from, Wikimedia Commons and Wikipedia.
*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of UHN or ORT*