Postdoctoral Association at Western
  • Western Researchers Book Club: Meets the last Thursday of every month

  • Presentation Club: Work with fellow postdocs to improve your presentation skills

About PAW

PAW represents Western's postdoctoral scholars. We work hard to develop training programs, social events and act as liaison between postdocs and Western's administration. We work for you, so be involved with PAW by attending events and volunteering with PAW! Email us feedback, comments and ideas at

Notices and Upcoming EventS

  • As part of our upcoming Postdoc Appreciation Week, we have arranged complementary access to the Western Recreation Centre for all postdocs employed at Western from Monday September 17th to Wednesday September 19th. Valid government-issues photo ID and university ID required.
  • On Sunday, September 16th, we are proudly supporting the Terry Fox Foundation in its ongoing work to fund innovative and progressive cancer research programs by taking part in The Terry Fox Run.  Please support our team by joining, or sponsoring us. Your kindness will impact the lives of so many people living with cancer. The link to our team page is

  • Please note, the next PAW meeting will be held in a new location: IGAB 1N75 on September 4th at 4pm. Everyone welcome! Map here
  • Join the Researchers Book Club! Meetings are the last Thursday of every month. More info here
  • Interested in improving your presentation skills? Join fellow postdocs at an upcoming Presentation Club meeting! Check the calendar below for upcoming sessions. Graduate students and postdocts welcome! Details here
  • Check out our twitter and facebook page for more upcoming events!

Please click on the links in the calendar for more information about upcoming PAW events and other professional development opportunities at Western. Questions? email us at

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