Category: Trainee News

New Resources for CCNA Trainees

The CCNA Training and Capacity Building Program is pleased to tell you about two new resources available exclusively to CCNA trainees. At Ease with the Media – A series of five instructional videos on how to successfully manage an interview with a broadcast or print journalist and tell your research story effectively. Videos are available…

CCNA Travel Awards Available Available to Attend the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) – July 22-26, 2018

The CCNA Training and Capacity Building Program is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of travel awards for CCNA trainees presenting oral presentations or posters at AAIC in Chicago, United States. To be eligible the trainee or fellow must have an accepted AAIC abstract. Priority will be given to oral presentations and…

The CCNA Trainee Society – New Executive

The Training and Capacity Building Program is pleased to announce the launch of the CCNA Trainee Society. We see the Trainee Society as the organized voice for trainees within the Training and Capacity Building Program that will help us better meet trainee needs. The Trainee Society will be selecting the trainee representative (and alternate) who…

Get involved in the CCNA Trainee & Emerging Scholars Society!

CCNA trainees and emerging scholars, We are creating a Trainee & Emerging Scholars Society (TESS) of the CCNA. This society will function to liaise with CCNA central and the Training & Capacity Building Program to tailor resources to our needs, create content such as webinars and professional development opportunities, and enable networking among your peers…

2018 Canadian Consortium for Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) Training Awards

Now Accepting Applications   Canadian Consortium for Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) Training Awards Applications must be submitted by Monday, November 6, 2017 The Alzheimer Society Research Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 ASRP-CCNA Research Competition. These awards are designed to support outstanding trainees working within the CCNA. To qualify for an award the…

The Alzheimer’s Association’s International Research Grant Program Announcement for the 2018 January Program. Letter of Intent is now open. Deadline approaching soon: October 9, 2017

Six funding opportunities for early career professors, postdoctoral researchers, and clinical scientists, with three specific opportunities promoting diversity. The Alzheimer’s Association is excited to announce its International Research Grant Program Announcement for the 2018 January Program. Application procedures and key dates are now available, visit alz.org/grants for information regarding eligibility and requirements. The Letter of…

Post-Doctoral Position – Gait and Brain Lab, Western University

Attention CCNA trainees: A two year post-doctoral scholar position is available immediately under the supervision of Dr. Manuel Montero-Odasso at the Gait and Brain Lab, Parkwood Institute and School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. This collegial and dynamic environment is an epi-centre for cross-disciplinary research collaboration that explores the links between gait, cognition, mobility…

2017 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research/Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging Research Trainee Award Recipient

The Training and Capacity Building Program would like to welcome Dr. Jérôme Robert to the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). Dr. Robert was awarded a 2017 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Trainee Award co-funded by the CCNA Training and Capacity Building Program for his project “Tissue engineered human cerebral blood vessels: A…

WHO IS A CCNA TRAINEE?

To be recognized as a CCNA-affiliated trainee, an individual must be: A graduate student (Master’s or PhD) registered full-time or part-time in a Canadian post-secondary institution and working under the supervision of a CCNA investigator member. A postdoctoral researcher* (also known as a Scholar or Fellow) associated with a Canadian post-secondary institution, either registered as…