Monthly Archives: July 2012

Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute

The Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute focuses on medical imagining and diagnostic related research. Its three main research areas are: imaging guided interventions, advanced detection devices, and probe development and biomarker exploration.  Some of its research partners include Lakehead University, Confederation College, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sunnybrook , Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation and Cancer Care Ontario.  They also have student internships, a summer school for medical imaging, career opportunities and a seminar series.

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Globe Careers

The Globe and Mail has a host of career resources available online. Their careers section is divided into four topics: career advice, management, leadership, business education and top employers. They also have a job search engine.

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research promotes understanding and knowledge of the world in any discipline and in any location. They have 12 core research programs:

  • cosmology and gravity
  • earth system evolution
  • experience-based rain and biological development
  • genetic networks
  • institutions, organizations and growth
  • integrated microbial diversity
  • nanoelectronics
  • neural computation and adaptive perception
  • quantum information processing
  • quantum materials
  • social interactions, identity and well-being
  • successful societies

They also have a nation-wide postdoctoral fellow training academy (The Junior Fellow Academy), host summer workshops and provide early career training programs.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) is a non-profit foundation that promotes basic research in the biomedical field for European researchers studying in Europe or overseas and for those from aboard wishing to study in Europe. It is an organization that supports PhD and/or medical students, postdoctoral fellows and young scientists.  They provide scholarships, travel grants and every year hosts two well-known international conferences called the Titisee conferences.

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Centre for Community-Based Research

Established in 1982, the Centre for Community-Based Research is a non-profit organization which aims to strengthen communities through social research. They achieve this by evaluating, planning, training, facilitating, and developing programs with communities, government, social and health services, community groups and educational institutions.  Their website offers peer reviewed articles, manuals, books,  presentations and previous conferences and workshops.  It is also possible to subscribe to their newsletter.

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