Graduate and Post-Doctoral Fellow Education Programs

The Institute for Optical Sciences offers a wide range of academic, professional, and entrepreneurial education programs to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from our member departments.

Collaborative Master’s Program in Optics

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Collaborative Programs at the University of Toronto provide graduate students with a multidisciplinary education by combining resources available in several departments. Since students in each of our member departments are interested in the study of optics, the IOS administers a special cross-disciplinary academic program designed to expose students to these different disciplines.

Commercialization Post-Doctoral Fellowship

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Funded through the MITACS Elevate program and administered by the IOS, these one-year fellowships will provide funding for recent graduates to work with a professor at the University of Toronto with the goal of commer- cializing a new technology developed by the faculty member.

IOS1500 Selected Topics in Optics Research

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This seminar exposes students to a collection of activities designed to make students more efficient in their research. It is required for students registered in the Collaborative Master’s Program in Optics.

Entrepreneurship Workshops

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Our summer Technopreneurship seminar series is deigned to engage and educate students and post-docs at the University of Toronto to create their own companies.