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Sheridan College Hosts Innovation Forum

Last month HalTech, Sheridan College and the Oakville Economic Development Centre in partnership with Public Works, Government Services Canada, and the Office of SME’s hosted an Innovation Information Forum that took place at Sheridan’s Oakville Campus. 640 more words


2014 Major NSERC Prizes continue to under-represent women

I’ve written before about the massive gender imbalance in NSERC’s “Big Prizes”.  Well, the 2014 awardees have been announced, so let’s see how things look: 133 more words


102 - The pain won't stop.

I must’ve done something really bad for my body to die on me like this.

First the five-day migraine.

Then my period.

And now I have what appears to be the flu. 394 more words


Summer Opportunities for Western Students!

Hi Scholars! Happy New Year! I hope you all are ready to dive headfirst into the exciting opportunities and challenges of second semester. It’s okay though, only a few more months before the start of an amazing, four-month summer. 764 more words


Future of Visiting Fellowship postdoc program in doubt

I was slightly alarmed to see this post indicating that NSERC’s Visiting Fellowship in Government Labs (VF) program had come to an end.  This is (was?) a program administered by NSERC whereby postdocs were placed in Canadian federal research labs for up to 3 years.   354 more words

Is the government letting the Visiting Fellow program lapse? UPDATE- no, but reviewing it?

I recently received a shocking and disturbing e-mail from someone who came across this site. The gist of the e-mail is that this person was going through the Visiting Fellowship application process with NSERC to work in a government lab, but was recently informed by NSERC that: 567 more words