Please register to attend any of the sessions below:
Animal Ethics Lecture
September 20th, LKS 573, 9:00-12:00pm
SAVE THE DATE – This year’s research day will be held on November 4th, 2019! A call for abstracts will be going out soon with more information. The deadline to submit abstracts will be September 18th at 4pm.
We’d like to welcome our new SRSA president for the incoming year, Selena Osman and our new vice chairs Christine Schemitsch & Agnes Sebastian.
You will be able to earn credits for presenting and/or attending seminars/events. In order to earn credits for attending, you must be present for the entire seminar. To be eligible to apply for an RTC travel award next year, you must earn at least 7 credits during the academic year. For travel awards this year, we will not be looking at credits, however we still encourage you to attend and participate in the monthly seminars! Interested in presenting at a seminar? Email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Sept 18th, 12-1pm, 250 Yonge 635/637
Dry Bench/Clinical Bench Research Presentation by Zahra Khan & Néma McGlynn
Sept 20th, 1-2pm, LKS 211
Wet Bench Research Presentation by Matthew Reyad & Elyse Latreille
RTC Travel Awards
Please apply for the next round starting October 1st, 2019.
|Funding Opportunities||Description||Who can apply||Amount & Duration||Deadline|
Education Research Scholarship
|The Education Research Scholarship competition is intended to support innovative projects that hold promise as models for the resolution of important issues and problems in anatomical education and represent new and creative approaches to teaching and learning.||MSc, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||$6,500 USD for 1 year||October 16, 2019|
|Doctoral Research Award : Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA)||The Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA) program supports high-calibre students engaged in doctoral programs in all academic disciplines who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field abroad. ||PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||Upper $105,000 for 3 years||October 17, 2019|
|Operating Grant : Women's Health Clinical Mentorship Grant||The purpose of this funding opportunity is to advance clinical research in women's health and to build capacity in the next generation of women's health clinician-researchers.||MSc, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||$50,000 for 1 year||October 22, 2019
|2020 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP): Postdoctoral Fellowship||Supports trainees within the first 18 months of completing their PhD or MD program who wish to gain additional research experience within an established research environment.||Postdoctoral Fellows||$100,000 for 2 years||November 8, 2019|
|2020 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP): Doctoral Award||Supports trainees within the first 18 months of starting their PhD program to begin the process of becoming future independent investigators in the field of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.||PhD||$66,000 for 3 years||November 8, 2019|
|Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP): ASRP/AGE-WELL Doctoral Award /Postdoctoral Fellowship||The ASRP provides grants and awards to support Canadian studies that promise new insights into causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. ||PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||$56,500-$113,000 for 2 years||November 9, 2019|
RBC Post-Doctoral & Graduate Fellowships
|This fellowship recognizes emerging leaders who are establishing a record of research, scholarship, and impact, and exhibit the potential to make significant contributions to the body of research in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. Research themes for 2019 are (1) machine learning and advanced data analytics, and/ or (2) data security.||MSc, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||RBC Post-Doctoral Fellowship– 2 post-doctoral fellowships valued at $50,000 over 1 year |
RBC Graduate Fellowship– 2 graduate student scholarships valued at $50,000 over 2 years ($25K/year for 2 years)
|November 11, 2019|
Postdoctoral Fellowship for Basic Scientists
|The Postdoctoral Fellowships for Basic Scientists are two-year fellowships for young scientists, fresh from their Ph.D. training, to study at major research institutions.||Post Doctoral Fellow||Upper $110,000 USD for 2 years||November 12, 2019|
CIHR Patient-Oriented Research Fellowship: Transition to Leadership Stream - Phase 1
|The aim of this fellowship award is to support the timely career launch of the next generation of patient-oriented researchers. This funding opportunity is for the Phase 1 portion of the award; Only Phase 1 award recipients will be able to apply to Phase 2.||PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||Graduate Training: $55,000 per year / Post-doctorate Training: $77,500 per year|
For 2-3 years
|November 14, 2019|
|CIHR Doctoral Research Award||The Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral (CGS D) program supports high-calibre students engaged in doctoral programs in all academic disciplines||PhD||Upper $140,000 for 3 years||November 21, 2019|
|Doctoral Research Award : Priority Announcement||Priority Announcements on Doctoral Research Award competitions offer additional sources of funding for highly rated applications that are relevant to specific CIHR research priority areas or mandates. ||PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||Upper $105,000 for 3 years||November 21, 2019|
Graduate Fellowship Program
|The Graduate Fellowship Program provides stipends on a competitive basis to highly qualified applicants to initiate or continue graduate training in Canada, in the field of blood transfusion and transplantation science.||MSc & PhD||Upper $104,000 for 4 years||November 29, 2019|
Pre- and Postdoctoral training Awards
|The Autism Science Foundation invites applications for its Pre-and Postdoctoral Training Awards from graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders.||PhD, Post Doctoral Fellow||$25,000-$35,000 for 1 year||December 2, 2019|
|CFUW Dr. Margaret Mcwilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship||The Fellowship is awarded to a woman who has completed at least one calendar year in a full-time doctoral program and is enrolled in full-time studies in Canada or abroad at the time of application. ||PhD & Post Doctoral Fellows||$11,000 for 1 year||December 3, 2019|
|CFUW Fellowships and Awards Program: Memorial Fellowship||This Fellowship honours those for whom the CFUW Charitable Trust receives memorial donations and is available for those women who are enrolled in masters studies in science, mathematics or engineering. This fellowship is tenable in Canada or abroad. ||MSc, PhD & Post Doctoral Fellows||$8,000 for 1 year||December 3, 2019|
|Master's Award: Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships||The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's Awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master's degree in a health related field at a Canadian institution.||MSc, PhD||$17,500 for 1 year||December 3, 2019
Global Scholar-in-Training Awards
|The AACR is pleased to offer the Global Scholar-in-Training Awards (GSITA) to eligible early-career investigators in countries designated by the World Bank as low-, lower-middle, or upper-middle income economies (LMIC).||MSc, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||Upper $2,000 for 1 year||December 9, 2019|
|UICC Technical Fellowships (UICC-TF)||UICC's mission is to unite the cancer community, to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda. ||Post Doctoral Fellow||$3,400 USD for 1 year||December 31, 2019|
Dick Martin Scholarship Award
|This national scholarship is available to students undertaking an occupational health and safety related course or program leading to an occupational health and safety certificate, diploma or degree at an accredited college or university in Canada.||MSc, PhD||$3,000 CAD for 1 year||January 31, 2020|
CSMB Trainee Travel Awards
|This bursary fund is designed to encourage student and postdoctoral fellow participation in the CSMB annual meeting, by assisting to defray the cost of attending these meetings at distant locations.||MSc, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellows||$100-$750 for 1 year||Various|
Scholarship Partners Canada
|Universities Canada manages government-funded international partnership programs and more than 120 scholarship programs on behalf of private sector companies.||MSc and PhD||Various||Various|
|Mitacs||Up to 200 senior undergraduate and graduate student, as well as postdoctoral fellows from the university can participate in research exchanges through the Globalinks Research Award pathway. Faculty at U of T and an international university from a partner country will jointly supervise research projects.||PhD or Post Doctoral Fellow||$7,500 for 12-24 Weeks||3 months prior to arriving at host University
|Senior Basic Science Research Fellowships||The Foundation plays a leading role in the fight against diseases of the heart and circulation by supporting vital, pioneering research into their causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment through research grants. ||Post Doctoral Fellow||5 years||Continuous
|TalentEdge Fellowship Program (TFP)||Support for Ontario PhD graduates and post-doctoral fellows to work on industry-driven R&D projects in all sectors||PhD, Post Doctoral Fellow||$35,000-$70,000 for 1 year||Continuous|
|IMS Student submission deadline:||September 19, 2019|
|Value/Duration:||CGS D – $35,000 per year for 36 months
NSERC PGS D – $21,000 per year for 36 months
SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship – $20,000 per year for 12 to 48 months
|Level of Study:||Doctoral|
|Required Legal Status:||Domestic (Canadian citizen or permanent resident)|
|Results:||April 2020, directly from Tri-Agency|
Please refer to the Tri-Agency CGS D website for complete eligibility requirements.
Applicants must access the online application through the respective granting agency’s portal:
Visions of Science (VoS) is looking for energetic post-secondary students with a background in science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM) and/or education disciplines to be STEM Club Facilitators in Community STEM Clubs. This flagship program is a network of community-based clubs across the Greater Toronto- Hamilton Area that provides year-long, hands-on opportunities for children and youth to explore STEM!
How to Apply
Step 1: Click Here to Sign Up & Attend an Info Session to Start Your Application (in-person & webinar info sessions available)
Step 2: Attend Facilitator Training & Meet Your Team (September 21st in Downtown Toronto)
Step 3: Start Making an Impact in the Community!
*Please note that all STEM Club facilitators must be available to attend one mandatory Info Session and the volunteer training on September 21st.
One full-time postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Joanne Matsubara, Dept Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine UBC. Expected start date is negotiable, although a start date as early as possible is considered favorable.
The research project addresses the overarching challenge of detection of the early onset of â-amyloid plaques (Abeta) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). It does so by proposing a novel approach to image retinal Abeta by using signals emitted by curcumin fluorescence (FL).
Please send a curriculum vitae, a description of your research experience, a statement of your research interests, and the names of three referees by email to:
Dr. Joanne Matsubara
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, UBC
2550 Willow Street
Eye Care Centre
Van, BC V5Z 3N9