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CRA Employment Status Rulings: Important information for all postdocs working in Canada
On June 17, 2016 By Chair

As a member of the Executive Board of the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars / Association Canadienne des Stagiaires Postdoctoraux (CAPS/ACSP), I regularly respond to emails from postdocs working all over Canada, who contact our organization for assistance and advice. Far too often those emails are from postdocs who are pregnant (or their friends or colleagues), who contact us seeking information about sources of funds for support during maternity leave. I am sure that many of you know postdocs working in Canada who have faced these or similar challenges related

2014 NPA (US) Institutional Survey
On November 03, 2014 By Chair

November 3,  2014 – Message from the NPA (US)… The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 NPA Institutional Survey: Supporting and Developing Postdoctoral Scholars. We believe that this data is critical for postdoc offices to assess the needs of the postdoctoral community in the areas of postdoc stipend …

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Improving the Experiences of Social Sciences & Humanities Postdocs in Canada
On April 19, 2014 By Chair

In 2013 the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada / Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada (SSHRC/CRSH) initiated a review of the training, career development needs, and administration of postdoctoral fellows (‘postdocs’) in the social sciences and humanities in Canada. Under consideration were proposals to shift SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships (S-PDF) to …

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