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From Postdoc to Research Faculty Crash Course: Research Statements Workshop
This course will provide postdocs with comprehensive support as they embark on their journey toward securing a research faculty position. The second workshop will provide you with information and strategies on how to write compelling research statements.

December 5, 3:00 PM | More Information and Register
Tips and Tricks: Time Management for Researchers
Join the ORT for an interactive workshop to learn how to improve your time management skills to accelerate your research.

December 13, 1:00 PM | More Information and Register
EndNote Basics
The UHN Library & Information Services will be hosting a workshop on EndNote Basics. This session will offer an overview of collecting, importing, exporting, and sharing your citations for papers, grants, and more!

November 29, 11:00 AM | More Information and Register
MedTech Talent Accelerator Information Session
The MedTech Talent Accelerator's Experience MedTech program provides in-depth training for careers in the medical technology industry and works to secure a first-experience internship for the selected students.

Information Session on November 29, 12:00 PM | More Information and Register
When the Literature Betrays the Patient: Exploring Systematic Reviews through the Lens of "Race Correction"
Join Unity Health for their Ending the Practice of "Race Correction" in Health Care speaker series for an engaging discussion on what race correction means for the integrity of systematic reviews.  

November 29, 12:00 PM | More Information and Register
Community of Practice
The Pride in Patient Engagement in Research (PiPER) initiative is hosting a Community of Practice to facilitate knowledge sharing in patient engagement in research and will discuss the impact of patient engagement related to sleep apnea care in shelter residents.

November 29, 12:00 PM | Zoom Link
ELEVATE EDI Webinar Series: Gender Analysis
Join UHN, AGE-WELL, and EPIC-AT ELEVATE for an exploration of sex and gender-based analysis in health research. 

November 30, 12:00 PM | More Information and Register
AI Meets Biomedicine: Pioneering the Future of Healthcare
Join the Medical Biophysics Career Development Association (MBPCDA) for their upcoming career talk titled: "AI Meets Biomedicine: Pioneering the Future of Healthcare" with Dr. Valli Subasri.

November 30, 5:00 PM, Hybrid | More Information and Register
BiotechTO Networking Bash
BiotechTO and Bits in Bio are teaming up to bring you a lively event where professionals and enthusiasts from the biotech industry come together to engage in stimulating conversations, exchange ideas, and build valuable connections within the biotech community

November 30, 6:00 PM, Prenup PubMore Information and Register
LSCDS Industry Team Case Study Information Night
Join the Life Sciences Career Development Syndicate (LSCDS) for an information night about their upcoming Industry Team Case Study.

November 30, 6:30 PM | More Information and Register
UHN Research Cores Showcase
Learn about the research specialties and technologies of the 13 participating research core facilities, discuss your specific research questions with core managers, and explore career opportunities. 

December 6, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, PMCRT Lobby | More Information
U.S. FDA Clinical Investigator Training Course 2023
This 2-day free course will help clinical researchers gain a practical understanding of key issues in clinical trial design, statistical analysis, and safety management. 

December 6-7 | More Information and Register
Careers in EdTech
Join the Medical Biophysics Career Development Association (MBPCDA) for their upcoming career talk titled "Careers in EdTech" with Dr. Alison Aiken.

December 7, 12:15 PM | More Information and Register
Mechanism of the Engraftment of Human HSCs in Humanized NSGW41 Mice
Join the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre for a talk by Prof. Claudia Wasokow from Fritz Lipmann Institute titled "Mechanisms of the Engraftment of Human HSCs in Humanized NSHW41 Mice". 

December 7, 4:00 PM, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, 6th Floor, Bob Bell Atrium 
BrainHack Toronto 2023
BrainHacks are collaborative events that focus on open sharing of ideas, code, and data. Participants at BrainHack Global Toronto 2023 will have the opportunity to work with like-minded scientists by either submitting an organized project or engaging in one. 

December 14-15 | More Information and Register
Beyond Science Initiative (BSI) 9th Annual Remote Conference: Science & Society
The Beyond Sciences Initiative (BSI) 9th Annual Remote Conference: Science & Society is an online conference that provides scholars worldwide an opportunity to present their research and network with a broad scientific audience. 

Abstract Deadline December 1 | More Information and Register
CIHR Strategic Master's Award
The CIHR Strategic Master's Award program provides financial support to scholars engaged in an eligible Master's program that is relevant to specific CIHR priority research areas which include, pandemic preparedness and health emergencies, bioinformatics and computational biology, and health data science in genetics and genomics, gender and health, and Indigenous Peoples' Health. 

December 14 | More Information and Apply
Innovation Cup 2024
The Innovation Cup is a fully funded opportunity designed to support the professional development of post-graduate students interested in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. Participants learn how R&D in the industry works through lectures from Merck managers and scientists. The student will also advance an idea to a full project plan with their teams. 

January 31 | More Information and Apply
Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Researcher
The DaCosta Research Lab at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to join their preclinical cancer research team. 

More Information and Apply
Clinical Management Certificate Program
This certificate program is designed to provide the practical knowledge and skills required of managers within the first year or two of their new role. It is intended to orient managers to their role and enable them to exercise the key competencies for the success of the department.

More Information and Register

Congratulations Rabia Anwar on receiving the 2023-2024 TGHRI Postdoctoral Researcher Award!

Rabia Anwar is a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Lena Serghides’s lab at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI). Rabia’s research is focused on studying the impact of COVID-19 in pregnancy especially on birth and placental outcomes and its association with race.

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