Office of Post-Doctoral Training



Post-Doctoral Training

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Call for Presenters - Post-Doc Research Showcase

To celebrate Post-Doc Appreciation week, the Office of Post-Doctoral Training will host a Research Showcase Reception at the University Club on September 20, 2017 (from 5:00 – 7:00 pm).

We are inviting post-doctoral fellows to share their research with the Queen's community at this event with presentations in the fun and engaging PechaKucha 20x20 style.

If you are interested in participating, please send a short abstract (250 words) by August 4 to Please address the following questions: What is the objective of your research? What are your findings? Why does your research matter? What is the relevance of your research beyond your discipline (e.g. interdisciplinary relevance, relevance beyond the academy, etc.). Please make sure to write your abstract for a non-specialist audience.

We look forward to reading your submissions!


Post-Doctoral Fellow Reza Nosrati receives Colton Medal for Research Excellence

Reza Nosrati is the first Queen’s researcher to receive the Colton Medal for Research Excellence.

Groundbreaking research into infertility issues has earned Queen’s researcher Reza Nosrati the 2016 Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence from CMC Microsystems. Dr. Nosrati is the first Queen’s researcher to receive the award since it was founded in 1994.