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

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    Special Events:: Christmas Breakfast with PAW

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    Soccer:: PAW hosts several events during Annual Postdoc Appreciation Week in September

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

  • Natural Resources Canada will be hosting an information session on Monday, October 24th at 12:30 pm- 2pm in UCC, 147A to discuss the relaunch of the Policy Analyst Recruitment and Development Program. Register now. Details on the program can be found here.
  • Check out this great article feature on Dr. Jiro Inoue, a Western Postdoc and active member of PAW. 
  • Thanks to everyone that came out for the various events during Postdoctor Appreciation Week. Check out some 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.
  • We're always tweaking our website to update information and make important topics easier to find. If you would like to send any suggestions or comments, please email

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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