Tag: Newsletter

Empathy Project

by on September 22, 2021 9:39 pm
TL; DR– Please consider signing up for the empathy project and sharing your experiences before and/or at Stanford! If you’d like to learn more, check out the Daily article written about the project. If you’d like to listen to past interviews, visit The Empathy Project tab on the ASSU website. If you’re interested in participating, please fill out our Interviewee Form. If you have any… Continue reading »

Much Deserved Recognitions for Postdoctoral Scholars

by on June 29, 2021 7:14 am
Hello postdocs, We have some great news to share!! Stanford Medicine’s Critical Consciousness and Anti-Oppressive Praxis Certificate Program (CCC&AOP) co-founded by Deb Karhson (former SBPA Co-President) and Jesse Isaacman (former SURPAS Co-Chair), and carried on by Eamon Byrne (current postdoc, former SURPAS CEL) have each received a 2021 President’s Award for Excellence Through Diversity. Stanford established the awards in 2009 to honor individuals and programs that… Continue reading »

Feature: International Postdoctoral Researcher

by on May 28, 2021 4:44 pm
To raise awareness about our postdoc community, we feature postdocs at Stanford critically contributing to the ongoing research. Meet Dr. Renu Verma, Ph.D. – Postdoc at the Division of Infection Disease & Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" referrerpolicy="strict-origin-when-cross-origin" allowfullscreen>  

Vaccine Equity Petition

by on May 10, 2021 7:18 am
Hi all, As more and more of us get vaccinated and we feel the nearing of the end of this dark isolation, we have to recognise that this is not the situation in many parts of the world. While there are many reasons for this state of affairs, the monopolies created by intellectual property rights play an undeniable role in bringing this about. Countries from… Continue reading »

May SURPAS Mailer

by on May 6, 2021 7:19 am
Greetings and Salutations! Is it getting hot in here, or is it just global warming? Joking aside (climate change isn’t a joke), it is starting to feel a lot like spring and hopefully everyone has time to get out and enjoy the weather! As an extra bonus to the nice weather, CDC has loosened when fully vaccinated adults need to wear mask, so make sure you go… Continue reading »

Response to Chauvin Verdict

by on April 25, 2021 9:32 pm
Dear Postdocs, Last week, the jury returned a guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd last year. To echo Stanford leadership, “seeing accountability for the killing of George Floyd may provide a sense of justice, but it surely does not erase this burden”. Nevertheless, we remain optimistic that this decision may represent an inflection… Continue reading »

Feature: International Postdoc Researcher

by on April 11, 2021 10:37 pm
To raise awareness and in support of the AAPI community, we feature postdocs at Stanford critically contributing to the ongoing research. Chenjie Pan, born and raised in Shanghai, China, got his Ph.D. training at the National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing. As a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford, he is working on mechanisms of axon guidance and plasticity. Outside the lab, he likes playing basketball, football… Continue reading »

FY22 Postdoc Salary Posted

by on April 11, 2021 10:34 pm
Sharing news from the Postdoc Affairs “The Provost has approved the FY22 salary. Effective 9/1/21, the postdoc minimum will be: $65,568. Note that this minimum is applicable to all postdocs within the 5 year term limit. Postdocs who are granted an exception to the term limit for a 6th year will be paid at a rate 2% above the minimum. Effective 9/1/21 the rate for trainees in their 6th… Continue reading »

Registrations Open for Our 2021 Diversity Perspectives Speakers Series (DPSS) Event

by on April 1, 2021 10:42 pm
We are now inviting registrations for our 2021 Diversity Perspectives Speaker series (DPSS) event, organized by Stanford University Postdoctoral Association, Stanford BioAIMS and the Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences. The DPSS is a trainee-hosted event that contributes to the ongoing, university-wide discussion on diversity, inclusion and equity in academia. DPSS also provides opportunities for under-represented trainees to share personal experiences and discuss strategies to… Continue reading »

SBPA - Stem Mentorship Program with High Schoolers

by on March 23, 2021 12:28 am
The Stanford Black Postdoc Association is looking for postdoc volunteers for their STEM mentorship program with high schoolers in East Palo Alto. This is a great opportunity to share your experience and insight with future scientists! Please see the announcement below for the new dates and sign-up information shared by Azeezat Azeez, (Ph.D.). We are excited to announce two new dates for the Program April 14 -11:30… Continue reading »