Postdoctoral Association at Western
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    Join PAW: email and take over our social media

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    Columbia : Click the banner to get the discount!

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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

  • Register now for the Postdoc Round Table with Dr. Cheryle Seguin on Dec 6th by emailing Andrea: Light snacks provided!
  • Click here for more information about Western's postdoctoral unionization. Confused about PAW's role following the unionization of postdoctoral fellows at Western? Click here for more info.
  • From November 14th to December 18th, postdocs are invited to the Columbia Employee Store (with access to discounted employee prices). Click for details on how to enter the store (you must bring a copy of this invitation, your PAW membership card - available in the PAW email from November 6th 2016, and photo ID).
  • 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.
  • Congratulations to Mihaela Harmos, Postdoctoral Services Officer, on receiving the Western Award of Excellence.
  • 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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