Postdocs to keep their ucalgary.ca e-mail addresses permanently
Postdoc email addresses will now remain active - even after an appointment is terminated when they have completed their tenure here at the UoC. Postdoc alumni will of course have to follow all guidelines and university policies associated with this privilege.
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PDAC is on Facebook
The inevitable has happened: The PDAC Facebook page has appeared with some photos, news, and general info. If you are on Facebook why not take a look at the PDAC page and 'like' us so that you are alerted of events and news from your organisation here on campus. Feel free to post any questions relating to postdoctoral or campus life issues and we or any others with relevant info can try to answer you.
University offers full employee assistance program to postdocs
The UofC is now offering access to Lifeworks, it's employee assistance benefit, to all postdoctoral trainees. The program can be offer assistance in a wide variety of areas from health to family to personal finance. Angela Vinturache, PDAC President, said in an article for UToday, “Such enterprises foster a positive environment that not only nurtures thoughtful and innovative ideas, but also impacts quality of life of the trainees, increasing the attractiveness of our university as a place where postdoctoral scholars can achieve their personal and career aspirations." Check out the article in UToday or the Lifeworks program .