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uOttawa Postdoc Lifehacks

Unlimited Zoom: Click on “Log into Zoom now” (red button near the centre of the page).  Note that you will need to log in with your uOttawa email address.  MS office: Online version available to PDFs Working on getting access to desktop version Room booking: Access to library rooms – still waiting toContinue reading “uOttawa Postdoc Lifehacks”

Social Event/Évènement social

Le Français suit Hello all, You are invited to the first uOttawa Postdoctoral Association’s Social event for 2023! Join us for a casual game of pool/billiards or hang out and meet your fellow post-docs. When: Friday February 3rd, 2023, from 7pm Where: MacLaren’s on Elgin, 301 Elgin St These events are open to any post-docContinue reading “Social Event/Évènement social”

Panel – Terms of Employment in the University Research Sector/Conditions d’emploi dans le secteur de la recherche

Le français suit Are you familiar with the current trends for the working conditions of postdocs and researchers in Canadian universities?   How do they compare to your own conditions at uOttawa?  We are hosting an in-person lunchtime panel of speakers on January 23rd, 2023, on the university main campus. Come learn more about the terms ofContinue reading “Panel – Terms of Employment in the University Research Sector/Conditions d’emploi dans le secteur de la recherche”


Amanda van Beinum is the current President of the University of Ottawa Postdoctoral Fellows Association. She has lived, studied, and worked in Ottawa for over 15 years. Amanda is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics in the Faculty of Common Law and when not reading and writingContinue reading “President/Présidente”

Vice-President Finance/Vice-présidente chargée des finances

Zoe Tasma is the Vice President of Finance within the association. She arrived in March 2022 from New Zealand to start a post-doctoral fellowship at the Faculty of Medicine. Her research is focused on investigating Alzheimer’s disease and the role of the metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) in different cell types within the brain. ZoeContinue reading “Vice-President Finance/Vice-présidente chargée des finances”

Vice-President Communications/Vice-Président chargé des communications

Nessan Akemakou is the Vice-President in charge of communications within our association. He is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Forum on Water Law and Governance. His current work focuses on the blue economy and public policies for water resources management in the African Union (AU) and Canada. Nessan Akemakou est le Vice-présidentContinue reading “Vice-President Communications/Vice-Président chargé des communications”

Vice-President Operations/Vice-présidente chargée des opérations

Kamal Malhotra is the current Vice President in-charge of Operations at University of Ottawa Postdoctoral Fellows Association. She joined University of Ottawa Heart Institute in July 2022 and working as a Postdoctoral fellow at Cellular and Molecular Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine. Her research is focused on developing biomaterials for controlled delivery of EVsContinue reading “Vice-President Operations/Vice-présidente chargée des opérations”