January 2018

Welcome to The ORT Times

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.

Highlights from the January Issue:

Linda Penn, PhD
Director, UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT)
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

UHN Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Internal funding opportunities at UHN support the success of postdoctoral fellows.
Meet the ORT Times Science Writers
Introducing our writers with insights on their research and motivation to write.
Why Faster is Better
Uncovering the mechanisms behind varying stimulation frequencies in Parkinson’s patients.
Mastering Machine Learning
Best practices for making the most out of machine learning.
Advances in Aphasia Research
Assessing the effectiveness of learning theory in treating aphasia.
Society of Neuroscience
This conference discussed the obstacles and solutions in non-invasive brain stimulation.
Latest in Cardiovascular Research
Discussing stem cell therapies effectiveness in treating heart disease.
Neuromodulation Research
Experts discussed the significance and growth of non-invasive neuromodulation.

Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

Feb 01


The KRESCENT / CIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship is a training program for kidney research scientists.

For info, click here.

Feb 01


ORT will be running the GETA course this summer and will be seeking trainees who are interested in teaching it. We encourage applicants to take one or more of the teaching skills modules part of the TLC program at UHN.

For info, click here.

Feb 05

Research Town Hall

Learn about the changes happening at UHN Research. Everyone (including trainees) is encouraged to attend and share ideas and ask questions at the upcoming UHN Research Town Halls.

For info, click here.

Feb 21


Stacey He, advocate for financial literacy and education, will be hosting a workshop on personal finance. Learn how to be financially savvy regardless of your salary or stipend!

For info, click here. 

Feb 27


The UofT Med Student Showcase provides an opportunity for Faculty of Medicine students and trainees to showcase their innovative and/or interesting projects.

For info, click here.

*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of UHN or ORT*

Please contact the ORT Coordinator
University Health Network

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