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TSPN Just The Facts Panel: Canada’s Green Energy Infrastructure Programs | May 6th at 6pm

May 3, 2021

The Toronto Science Policy Network is hosting a #JustTheFacts public panel focusing on Canada’s Green Energy Infrastructure Programs. In this panel we explore how funding programs within the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) work, the involvement of stakeholder communities, and the relationship between industry and academic partners. How do projects get selected and what impact do… Read more »

Science Rendezvous UofT: “I Am… A Scientist” Initiative – Now Live!

May 3, 2021

We are happy to say that our first round of content, about Immunology, is now live!  An Interview with Yale University School of Medicine Dr. Akiko Iwasaki, on Immunology and how it has impacted our lives I Am A Scientist: An Interview with Immunologist Dr. Akiko Iwasaki (UofT SR 2021)   A day in the life… Read more »

Advertising: Bystander Intervention Training for Racism

April 30, 2021

Hello BME Grad Students, Please join us for an interactive workshop to learn how to intervene if you witness racism, on Thursday, May 20th, from 2-4pm. This workshop will go over how to take action in a safe manner, understand what forms of racism are in our environments, and engage in meaningful allyship. Please note… Read more »

Fw: CPO Virtual Seminar Series – Dr. François Bénard

April 29, 2021

The Centre for Pharmaceutical Oncology (CPO) at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is pleased to invite you to a virtual seminar by Dr. François Bénard on Wednesday May 5, at 11am via Zoom. Please see zoom details in interactive poster below.      Speaker: Dr. François Bénard  Date: Wednesday, May 5th at 11:00 am  Location: Zoom; Meeting ID: 885 0015 3174… Read more »

Fw: GradWell Survey Invitation to BME Graduate Students

April 29, 2021

Dear BME Graduate Students, You are all invited to share your valuable thoughts on graduate student wellness through this 10-20 minute survey which contains 25 questions. forms.office.com/r/cv4dYfWZiA All answers are anonymous, and data will be used to inform the creation of a mobile app and podcast series designed for you called the GradWell Project, a… Read more »

Black Graduate Student Association Research Conference: “Celebrating Blackademia”

April 28, 2021

Dear Graduate Students,   See event below from the Black Graduate Student Association:   Join us for the first-ever BGSA virtual research conference at the University of Toronto. Working in partnership with Hart House, this conference will serve as an open forum for Black graduate students to share their research with Black graduate students and… Read more »

REG2021 PhD student grant due May 1st

April 27, 2021

Dear engineering PhD students, This is one last reminder that the REG2021 cycle submissions are due by May 1st, 2021. For all the details and instructions please visit our website https://photonics.utoronto.ca/research-expansion-grant/. For any questions, please direct them to photonics@utoronto.ca and we will reply promptly.   The Research Expansion Grant (REG) is a student-administered grant open to PhD students in their… Read more »

Fw: Science Rendezvous UofT 2021 Virtual Event – May 8, 2021

April 27, 2021

We would like to announce that Science Rendezvous 2021 will be taking place VIRTUALLY on Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 10am to 4pm! Each year, the Science Rendezvous street fair attracts tens of thousands of visitors to the University of Toronto, aiming to foster an appreciation of S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) in… Read more »

GradWell Survey Invitation – $25 GC raffle

April 26, 2021

Dear BME Graduate Students, You are all invited to share your valuable thoughts on graduate student wellness through this 10-20 minute survey which contains 25 questions. forms.office.com/r/cv4dYfWZiA All answers are anonymous, and data will be used to inform the creation of a mobile app and podcast series designed for you called the GradWell Project, a… Read more »

Research Students in Area of Heart Failure Care- TRANSFORM HF Trainee Awards

April 26, 2021

Dear Graduate Students   Award opportunity for those in research area that Focus on new approaches and models of care to address heart failure, proposing or exploring how technological advances in digital medicine and remote healthcare monitoring might enable proactive, personalized, and decentralized solutions that also empower patients to become more active in their own… Read more »

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