Postdoctoral Association at Western
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    Feature on Dr. Inoue: Postdoc embraces the unknown

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    Postdoc Appreciation Week: Engage with other postdoctoral fellows and scholars

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    Postdoc Appreciation Week: Terry Fox run to support cancer research

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

  • A new Resources section of the website is in the works to direct postdoctoral scholars to relevant information from Western and beyond! Drop us a line if you have suggestions on what to include there.
  • Pictures from the PAW Holiday Breakfast that took place the week of Dec 12th are now available in the gallery.
  • Click here to review results from the 2016 Canadian National Postdoctoral Survey
  • Great times were had by postdocs and their families at PAW's annual Halloween Party, held at the Grad Club on Oct 27. Check out the pictures in the gallery.
  • In response to the call from the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, for input into Canada's federal funding of fundamental science, PAW has submitted this letter outlining some concerns and suggestions for change that are relevant to postdocs.

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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