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INSPIRE Training

  • Research related to synchrotron sciences, undertaken with co-supervisors:
  • Synchrotron courses: an introductory course plus 2 electives from a variety of disciplines
  • Professional Skills Certificate  through the Gwenna Moss Centre for Training and Learning         
  • Core training in equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI)
  • Mentorship circles enhancing connections and supporting progress toward future goals
  • Annual Retreat with expert talks, student posters, networking
  • Joint CLS-INSPIRE events including a seminar series with external speakers
  • Research communication training with public outreach and advocacy

Optional additional opportunities for INSPIRE Fellows:

  • EDI Champions training
  • International Mobility to visit or train at other facilites
  • Internships with local industry
  • Leadership of new opportunities within INSPIRE

Synchrotron Courses

Core Credit Course

  • SYNC 811.3 Introduction to Synchrotron Sciences (under development)

Additional Specialized Credit Courses (to be confirmed)

  • PHYS 895.3 Accelerator Physics
  • CHEM 834.3 Soft X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Microscopy
  • BIOE 850.3 Synchrotron X-ray Imaging
  • GEOL 851.3 Hard X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy
  • PHAR 833.3 Synchrotron techniques in nanomedicine
  • SLCS 813.3: Soil Chemistry
  • ACB 898.3 Advanced Clinical and Synchrotron Imaging
  • EE 817.3 Microfabrication by deep X-ray Lithography
  • Other courses may be recommended by supervisors, subject to approval