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safety2018 Safety training schedule for new researchers and 4th-year students

CHE 2222H - New graduate students / PDFs / research associates / research assistants / lab technicians / visiting researchers:

  • Tuesday, September 4, 9:10am - 12pm, WB116
  • Evaluation Examination - Tuesday, September 18, 12-1pm, WB116

4th-year undergraduate students:

  • Tuesday, September 4, 9:10am - 12pm, WB116
  • Evaluation Examination - Tuesday, September 18, 12-12:30pm, WB116

Blue JaysBatter Up! Come join CEGSA at a Blue Jays game

Join CEGSA for the Blue Jays vs Orioles game on Tuesday, August 21 at 7pm. Tickets are only $15 for current graduate students, faculty and staff, and $25 for guests! The seats are in the 200 level! There are limited tickets available so sign-up fast! You can pick up your tickets from Sam or Mitchell in WB324. NOTE: If you buy a ticket and then do not attend the game with that ticket, you'll be expected to reimburse CEGSA for the remainder of the unsubsidized ticket value ($30).

ILead: Grad 2018-2019 executive team recruitment

The call for applications for the ILead: Grad executive team is now open. To view positions available and details on how to apply, click here.

Acting Chair

The following professors will serve as Acting Chair:

  • Prof. Greg Evans on Monday, August 13.
  • Prof. Milica Radisic on Monday, August 20.
  • Prof. Krishna Mahadevan from Tuesday, August 21 to Friday, August 24 inclusive.

REMINDER: UnERD on Tue, Aug 14

The 2018 Undergraduate Engineering Research Day (UnERD) will take place in the Bahen Centre on Tuesday, August 14. This is the perfect conference for our undergrads to showcase their findings and accomplishments to like-minded students and professors. Attendees will have the chance to learn about research being done in the community and discover the opportunities available to undergraduate students. Please encourage our undergrads to participate. Click here or important dates and details to share with them.

REMINDER: PDF opportunity

The Pardee (www.pardeelab.org) and Sinton Labs (www.sintonlab.com) at the University of Toronto are seeking a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in mechanical engineering and/or chemical engineering. The proposed project aims to develop a fluid-handling device to manipulate synthetic biology reactions, temperature control and optical monitoring. For more details including how to apply, click here.

REMINDER: SOCAAR requires lab assistant needed for air quality and health research

The Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research (SOCAAR) is looking for a research assistant interested in air quality and its impacts on human health. This will initially be a three-month position with the possibility of an extension and/or conversion into an MASc thesis project. SOCAAR is looking for a talented candidate interested in working in a wet-lab environment to apply a challenging new method for evaluating the toxicity of particulate matter. Interested individuals should send their resume and a copy of their transcript to Prof. Greg Evans at greg.evans@utoronto.ca.


August 2, 2018

Volume 35, Issue 26

In this issue:

Grad Office


Grad Office



Date of Meeting: Thursday, August 9
Start Time: 1pm
Location (Building and Room): WB115
MASc Departmental Oral Examination Committee Membership
Committee: Supervisor: Prof. A. Ramchandran; Chair: Prof. E. Acosta; Other Member(s): Prof. D. G. Allen

PhD Reading Committee Meeting – Taeho Kim

Date of Meeting: Friday, August 10
Start Time: 2pm
Location (Building and Room): WB215
Reading Committee Membership
Committee: Chair: Prof. D. G. Allen; Supervisor: Prof. A. Yakunin; Co-Supervisor: Prof. R. Mahadevan; Other Member(s): Prof. A. Savchenko

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