October 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 uhntrainees.ca.

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

Everchanging Metaphors for the Brain
From ancient aqueducts to computers based on von Neumann architecture.
Questions For a Potential Supervisor
Find out if a supervisor is the right one for you.
From Grad Student to Postdoc
The fine art of choosing the next stepping-stone in your career.
From Postdoc to Professor - Part 2
Navigating the steps from a postdoctoral fellowship to an academic career.
TGHRI Research Day 2019
Another year of excellence in research at TGHRI.
ORT Travel Award Winners
Congratulations to the recipients of the July 2019 ORT Travel Award.
New Topics in Radiation Research
Focus on basic mechanisms, translational research and health effects.
Advances in Diabetes Research
Understanding the molecular basis of adipogenesis in relation to obesity and diabetes.
November 8, 2019
Alzheimer Society Research Awards
The Alzheimer Society is accepting applications for doctoral and postdoctoral research awards, as well as new investigator and proof of concept grants.

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November 12, 2019
ORT Trainee Workshop Series: Next-Generation Sequencing
Next-generation sequencing has revolutionized life sciences research. This workshop will focus on how it can be used to study microRNA.

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November 20, 2019
ORT Seminar Series: Investing for Beginners
Saving for your future is important. Key investing concepts will be explained and additional resources and reading material provided.

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November 20, 2019
ORT Seminar Series: Health Numeracy
As researchers in health sciences we need to be numerate, but what does that really mean? This seminar will challenge you to broaden your understanding of the numbers you use in research and daily life.
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November 22, 2019
UHN ORT Travel Award Competition
The ORT holds triannual travel award competitions to enable graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in research to attend national and international conferences.

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December 1, 2019
Canadian Graduate Scholarships – MSc Program
These Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate research excellence in their undergraduate and early graduate studies. Applications are currently being accepted.

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