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GPLL464 - NSERC Funding Info Session for Postdoctoral Fellows

Representatives from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) will be present on-campus to discuss their funding programs and application procedures for Postdoctoral awards.

NSERC administers the Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (PGSD) program which provides financial support to high-calibre students who have completed or nearly completed a doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering in a Canadian university.


Learning Objectives



In this workshop, participants will learn about NSERC funding opportunities for post graduate research.

Leaders Information




This information session is led by Valerie Harbour and Catherine Harrison.

Valerie Harbour holds a PhD in Psychology/Neuroscience from Concordia University where she conducted research on circadian rhythms in rodents. She joined NSERC in 2012 and has been a Team Leader in the Scholarships and Fellowships Division since 2014. Valerie is also the manager for the Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering program and is responsible for integrating equity and diversity considerations into policies and programs within that division.

Catherine Harrison holds a B.Eng. from Carleton University and a B.Ed. from the University of Ottawa. She joined NSERC in 2013 and is a Program Officer in the Scholarships and Fellowship Division. She is responsible for the administration of the Canada Graduate Scholarships / Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral programs (CGS / PGS D) , the Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) program, as well as the Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA).

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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