Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars / l’Association canadienne des Postdoctorantes et Postdoctorants

About CAPS/ACPP

The mandate of CAPS/ACPP is to improve the lives, training, and work experience of all Canadian postdocs. The vision that guides this mandate is one of a strong community in which all Canadian postdocs are provided fair and reasonable compensation, benefits, rights, privileges, and protections, as well as a supportive social network and effective support, training, and career development opportunities.

AGM 2021 Image Contest Winners (Theme: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion)

1) Dr. Padmapriya Muralidharan (Simon Fraser University)

2) Dr. Benjamin Keenan (McGill University)

3) Dr. Qutuba Karwi (University of Alberta)

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CAPS/ACPP Updates

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December 2, 2021

Improve the international Postdoctoral Scholars’ work permit application process

Did you know that there are approximately 10,000 postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) currently living and working in Canada and that 6,000 of them are international PDFs? We, the Canadian Association […]
November 15, 2021

Call for Nominations (CAPS/ACPP Executive Committee 2022)

Dear members of CAPS/ACPP, CAPS/ACPP will hold its annual Executive Election from November 27th – December 3rd 2021. If you are an Active or Alumni Member […]
July 29, 2021

CAPS/ACPP in the news

On June 20, 2019 By Chair STATUT EN BALANCE – French language article about CAPS’ advocacy work on behalf of Canadian postdocs written by David Brosseau for Quartier L!bre (Jan 2019). Postdoctoral scholars in Canada call for better recognition, funding and career training (Dec 2018). Article written by Léo Charbonneau from University Affairs about CAPS’ 2018 Canadian Science Policy Conference panel including comments from …

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2017 annual general meeting

Register for CAPS ACPP /ACSP 2017 AGM (Nov 4; Ottawa, ON)

We encourage all postdocs, and particularly those involved in Postdoctoral Associations to attend this event. To help you secure funding from your institution we have prepared the following travel support request letter that outlines the details and importance of this event. We recommend downloading it and submitting a copy to your institutional administrator to request funds for attending.

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Annual General Meeting 2021

You are invited to join the members of CAPS/ACPP Executive Council 2021 for the 11th Annual General Meeting on 18th November 2021. The event will be held online and will be free to attend for all registered Postdocs. For more information regarding registration, speakers and agenda click below. Looking forward to seeing you at 2021 AGM.

The 2021 National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week

The 2021 National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week (PAW) is now being widely advertised on several social media platforms (LinkedIn and Twitter). Please see the schedule, registration details, including the names of other panelists and speakers, here. Looking forward to seeing you at 2021 PAW.

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