February 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

What is an Academic Footprint?
Conceptualizing scientific success in terms of an academic footprint.
UHN Welcomes KITE to Toronto Rehab
Introducing KITE: the rebranding of Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI).
The Role Model that STEM Needs
Profiling an influential Canadian chemist and youth advocate.
Stay Warm in a Research@UHN Jacket
For a limited time, 'Research at UHN' branded jackets are available. Reserve yours today!
Spinal Cord Society
Learning novel ways to improve outcomes for people with spinal cord injuries.
Metabolic Disease
Experts share, discuss and learn about the latest advancements in metabolic research.
American Heart Association
Experts gathered to discuss strides made in cardiovascular research.
Advances in Hematology Research
Learning about breakthrough treatments for different blood disorders.
March 07, 2019
Women in Science
JLabs @ Toronto & University Health Network (UHN) will be hosting two engaging panel discussions focusing on the representation of women in research and healthcare entrepreneurship. Register today!

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March 09, 2019
Travel Awards
The Office of Research Trainees (ORT) offers a limited number of travel awards to enable research graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to participate in national or international conferences.

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March 12, 2019
Career Development
Social Media Workshop
This highly interactive workshop hosted by Science Communicator Samantha Yammine is for anyone looking to learn how to leverage digital social networks for career exploration and professional networking.

To register, please contact: ort.admin@uhnresearch.ca
March 15, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Applications are now being accepted for The Princess Margaret Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This fellowship will be awarded to postdoctorate students who excel in any area of cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

For info, please contact: oci@uhnresearch.ca
April 08-10, 2019
Career Development
Quality Clinical Investigator Program (QCIP)
Registration is now open for the QCIP program. It is targeted for fellows and new PIs conducting research involving human participants, tissue or data. It provides an overview of the ethical principles and best practice standards in clinical research.

For info, please contact qcip@uhnresearch.ca
The ORT Times is brought to you by UHN's Office of Research Trainees. Some images adapted from istockphoto.com, Wikimedia Commons and Wikipedia.
*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of UHN or ORT*