Thursday, 27 October 2016

Carnegie Mellon University's Ph.D. program in Software Engineering

Are you looking for a chance to shape the future of software engineering?  Carnegie Mellon University's Ph.D. program in Software Engineering offers the chance to work with any of a dozen world-class faculty members in research areas from architecture and analysis to program repair, requirements, and software analytics.  Our students are working on big-impact problems such as:

  • Typechecking and analyzing all configurations of Linux
  • Automatically finding patches for bugs in production software
  • Building software system that adapt automatically in the face of change, enabling them to run almost indefinitely without human oversight
  • Increasing developer productivity and code quality with techniques as diverse as type systems and team composition
  • Using newly developed logics to understand complex legal requirements documents such as the HIPAA privacy regulations


We are looking for students with a strong record in the university or in industry, who have a passion for discovering knowledge and improving software engineering tools and practices.  Applications are due in early December.  For more information, please visit our website at:



Friday, 21 October 2016

Datathon at the University of Toronto

Correlation One has partnered with Citadel & Citadel Securities to host a Datathon at the University of Toronto on Friday, November 4th. 
This is an exciting opportunity for graduate, Ph.D., and Post-doc students who excel in quantitative or technical fields to show off their skills and gain tremendous exposure. 
Students from Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Operations Research are welcome to form teams and apply for the competition as a team. 
- Winning teams will receive $25,000 in cash prizes 
- Chance to interview at Citadel
- Work collaboratively with other students
- Travel and Food costs completely covered 
Click this link to apply.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Department of Medical Biophysics (MBP) - University of Toronto Open House

The Department of Medical Biophysics (MBP) at the University of Toronto will be holding an Open House on Saturday, 12 November 2016 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, 7th Floor Atrium, Toronto.

Are you an undergraduate student considering a career in leading-edge translational biomedical research? We invite you to attend our Open House to explore our interdisciplinary MSc and PhD Graduate and Summer Undergraduate Research programs. This is your opportunity to speak with Medical Biophysics (MBP) profs and graduate students. Learn how to apply to our graduate program, take a guided tour of the extensive research facilities and visit poster displays by world leading research labs.

Some quick facts about MBP:


- We have more than 220 graduate students and 130 faculty;
- We are the only University of Toronto Department operating wholly within our hospital research institutes; our students are based at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, MaRS, Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics and the Lunenfeld Research Institute.  These provide  access to world-renowned researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities;
- MBP has a unique history of exceptional faculty and exceptional students: our faculty and alumni hold some of the most influential positions within the research community in Canada.

Research areas for life science students: Cancer Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Signal Transduction, Epigenetics and Bioinformatics, Stem cell biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Gene Therapy, Developmental and Structural Biology, and more ...

Research areas for physics and engineering science students: Medical Imaging - including magnetic resonance, x-ray, optical, ultrasound and PET; Image-guided therapy; Cancer, Cardiac and Neuro-imaging; Therapy with x-ray, ultrasound and optical radiations; Cell and molecular imaging using chemical and biological tracers; Device engineering and development, and more …

Come and visit us! To help with our preparations, please take a moment to register at: http://medbio.utoronto.ca/content/open-house. Admission is free; lunch and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.

We look forward to seeing you on November 12th!

Peter N Burns
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Chairman, Dept Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
MBPChair@sri.utoronto.ca
http://medbio.utoronto.ca

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

MIT Sloan - Masters of Finance and Masters of Business Analytics Information Session


Are you interested in doing a deep dive in finance or business analytics?  Join an MIT Sloan admissions representative over lunch and learn about two of our specialized masters programs.  Here how innovation, collaboration, and global impact are at the heart of the MIT Sloan mission.  Learn about MIT Sloan, program components, and the application process for each program.  

Date:  Tuesday, October 25th
Time:  12:00 – 1:00pm, Lunch will be served!
Location: 
Tatham Center
Room 1208

Register Here