Category: Trainee News

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…

CCNA Annual Meeting – Preconference Event for Trainees

Save the Date Join us at the Toronto Reference Library on October 31st, 2017 The Training and Capacity Building Program is organizing a preconference half-day session for CCNA Trainees to take place in conjunction with the CCNA Science Day and Partners Forum (November 1 & 2, 2017) on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 at the Toronto…

University of Montreal – Position for Post-doctoral Fellow

Special Bulletin for CCNA PhD Trainees  Post-doctoral Research Opportunity Applications are now being accepted for a 1-year post-doctoral fellow position funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Quebec Network for Research on Aging (RQRV), for a project entitled: “The interactions of sensory, cognitive, and social factors and their influence on the…

Trainee News

The Training and Capacity Building Program would like to welcome Charlene Chu to the CCNA. Charlene was awarded a Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) student award to support work she will be doing in the CCNA. Charlene received her PhD from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and the Institute for Life Course & Aging at…

Mitacs Step Program

High Quality Professional Skills Training Program   Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 15 years. It was founded in 1999 as a Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence, dedicated to supporting applied and industrial research in mathematical sciences and associated disciplines. In 2003,…

Training Award for CCNA-Affiliated Postdoctoral Trainees in BC

New Opportunity – Research Training Award for CCNA-Affiliated Postdoctoral Trainees in BC   This is to let you know about a new opportunity for a postdoctoral training award open to CCNA-affiliated trainees in British Columbia. This represents additional funds only open to BC-based CCNA investigators. The award will be co-funded by the CCNA and the…

The CCNA Trainee Digest – November 8, 2016

THE CCNA TRAINEE DIGEST *A rundown of CCNA trainee news, events, activities, and accomplishments CCNA Science Day and Partners Forum, Vancouver, BC October 6-7, 2016   The Training and Capacity Building Program would like to thank the 20 trainees who participated in the annual Science Day and Partners Forum in Vancouver. Seventeen trainees participated in…