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2021 National Postdoc Appreciation Week:
Celebration and Networking

On September 23, 2021, the university took an opportunity to celebrate, reflecting on the past year's achievements within the postdoc community, as well as looking forward to exciting developments on the horizon.

Session facilitated by Dr. Naomi Adelson, Associate Vice-President, Research & Innovation, OVPRI, Dr. Cory Searcy, Vice-Provost and Dean, YSGPS and Charlie Fiddy, Postdoctoral Studies Coordinator, YSGPS.

2021 National Postdoc Appreciation Week: 
Career Advice and Resources

On September 22, 2021, specialists from Toronto Metropolitan University's Graduate Leadership Institute and Career & Co-op Centre, alongside current experienced postdocs and supervisors, discussed advice and resources available to postdocs to enhance career development. 

Dr. Wilson Leung, Director, Graduate Leadership Institute 
Dr. Carl Kumaradas, Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Programs, YSGPS 
Dr. Ketan Marbelli, Career Education Specialist, Faculty of Science 
Dr. Celina Yang, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics

Mitacs (external link, opens in new window) 

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 20 years. Working with 70 universities, 6,000 companies, and both federal and provincial governments, we build partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada.

Mitacs Training professional skills development courses (external link, opens in new window) 

Research opportunities available with Mitacs partner organisations (external link, opens in new window) 

Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS) (external link) 

The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS) represents the work and community of postdoctoral scholars across Canada. 

Resources for Indigenous post-doctoral fellows (external link) 

National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) (external link) 

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) works to improve the postdoctoral experience and enhance professional growth on an individual, organizational and national level.

NPA Annual Conference (external link) 

Other Resources