Community Email Bulletin

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Join us at Working at the Innovation Hub!

July 29, 2021

Are you curious about what we do at the Innovation Hub, or know of students who would enjoy our work? Would you like to know a bit more about our work for the Fall Winter 2021-22 Work Study term, or know of someone who might want to apply? On August 11th from 1-2pm EST (via… Read more »

TA Positions Open: Engineering Sciences Department

July 28, 2021

Hi Everyone, If you are interested in working as as a TA this upcoming academic year, please see the job postings for Engineering Sciences below:   ESC101 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14126   ESC102 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14127   ESC301 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14105   ESC203 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14107   ESC499 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14106   ESC103 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14108   ESC180 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14054   ESC190 https://unit1.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/postings/14055      

Crushing Impostor Phenomenon in Science

July 26, 2021

Dear BME community member,    Do you experience feelings of isolation and imposter phenomenon in graduate school? If you’re unsure, you can take this test to find out: http://impostortest.nickol.as/. Most graduate students do, but not many talk about it.    We are inviting you to participate in this conversation, through an initiative titled “Crushing Imposter… Read more »

Fw: TA Job Postings 2021-2022 APS111/112 & APS113

July 23, 2021

These are first-year foundational courses for all core-8 Engineering disciplines and we’d like to have TAs from all Engineering departments work in these courses if possible. The 2 TA job postings:  1) APS111 Fall 2021/APS112 Winter 2022: 30 positions available. 2) APS113 2021/2022: 1 position available. Application deadline: Wed July 28, 2021, 11:30am Toronto Time…. Read more »

Upcoming Gradlife

July 22, 2021

Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts Series Friday, July 30, 11am-12:30 (Painting)                                                                                                                                 The event is a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your fellow grad students. The coffee hour will be facilitated by our Gradlife Ambassador Katie, and the crafts… Read more »

Fw: Poster Competition Invitation – BioTEC 2021 Conference

July 19, 2021

My name is Sean D’Mello and I am helping organize the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Conference (BioTEC), Canada’s premier conference focused on the intersection of healthcare and technology. As part of this year’s conference, we will be virtually hosting the BioTEC 2021 Research Poster Competition on October 23rd via Hopin. We would love to collaborate with… Read more »

Student Call to Action – Add your input!

July 16, 2021

Dear grad students, The GECoS Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Committee has put together a  Call to Action directed toward the Faculty of Engineering Deans and  Staff to enact systemic changes as recommended by the graduate  students. We want the voices of all grad students to be heard so we  are circulating the document for your… Read more »

TA position Stats Dept. – DUE July 21

July 13, 2021

Dear BME Students, The U of T Department of Statistical Sciences has recently posted a number of Teaching Assistant (TA) positions. In the past BME students have successfully applied for these positions and the department is now looking for more BME TA applicants. If you are interested, you can learn how to apply here  https://bit.ly/StatSci-TA-positions . The deadline to apply is July… Read more »

natHACKS 2021 – $10,000 prize

July 6, 2021

Have you been looking for an opportunity to put your neurotechnology skills to the test? Look no further!  Registration for natHACKS 2021 is now open! natHACKS is Alberta’s Inaugural Brain-Computer Interface Hackathon hosted by NeurAlbertaTech. Spanning July 30-August 2 and preceded by two weeks of workshops, this FREE event gives you the perfect opportunity to put… Read more »

Food insecurity survey for graduate students

July 6, 2021

Complete the Grad Minds Food Insecurity Survey for a chance to win a $50 gift card!     Grad Minds has launched a survey to gather data regarding food insecurity among University of Toronto graduate students. The data will be used to help bring awareness to graduate student food insecurity and open a dialogue for sustainable… Read more »

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