Postdoctoral Association at Western

September 18th to 23rd is Postdoctoral Appreciation Week

Postdoc Appreciation Week Sept 18 to 23rd 

Join new and current postdoctoral fellows and associates at several events held around campus during the week. Please RSVP where appropriate (links below)



Sunday, Sept 18th

The Terry Fox Run is happening on campus! Please join the postdoc team and raise money for this great cause. Interested participants should head to the Terry Fox website and click the "Join our Team" button where you can setup your individual page with fundraising goals (note you can choose to run elsewhere and still be a part of our team). 

Update: Registration for the run starts at 9:30 am in UCC; race begins at 10:30 am. Please note that those who have registered online will still need to register in person on site. 

Please meet other postdocs on the team near the metal bench in front of UCC around 10 am on Sunday.  

Monday, Sept 19th, 12pm

New Postdoc Orientation. Learn about Western and the resources available to you. Meet incoming postdocs and enjoy a free lunch. RSVP now.

Tuesday, Sept 20th 

Peer-review of fellowship funding applications at the Grad Club. Bring your lay abstract or one-page summary to receive on-the-spot peer feedback, with tips provided by Nicole Chabot from Research Western. For more information and to RSVP (required), please contact Amanda Ali at

Wednesday, Sept 21st, 12pm

Walking tour of campus (starting at Medical Sciences Building). For more information and to RSVP, please contact Andrea Di Sebastiano

Thursday, Sept 22nd, 4pm

Happy Hour at the Grad Club. No RSVP necessary, feel free to drop in for some snacks and swag. 

Friday, Sept 23rd, 10 am - 12pm

Advanced Networking Workshop. This workshop will outline the importance of networking and provide tools and techniques to achieve your career and professional goals. RSVP Now

Friday, Sept 23rd, 12pm-1:30pm

Postdoc Appreciation Lunch. Come join us at the Grad Club for a free Indian Buffet. Look for PAW’s reserved tables. RSVP Now