GS3 Speakers

Dr Louise Harvey

Dr Louise Harvey, Gender Summit speaker

Postdoctoral Fellow
, Douglas Institute Research Centre, Canada.

Louise Harvey is a postdoctoral fellow from Australia who is pursuing research in neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorders at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University. She is an executive member of the Association of Postdoctoral Fellows of McGill University and of the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars, and Chair of Programming for the Greater Montreal chapter of Women in Bio. She is a co-author of the recently released 2013 Canadian Postdoc Survey: Painting a Picture of Canadian Postdoctoral Scholars. 

Dr. Harvey spoke about understanding the needs of postdoctoral scientists at national, regional and institutional levels and facilitating the establishment of best practice polices for the postdoctoral training and work environment, and to encourage their implementation by institutions and postdocs.