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Update: 2017-22

June 19, 2017

Ben Graham Centre News

6th Symposium on Intelligent Investing

The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing recently held the 6th Symposium on Intelligent Investing at the Spencer Centre in London. The mission of the symposium was to encourage and support academic research and study in areas related to value investing. The presenters, from Harvard, Penn State, University of Michigan State University, Ohio State, University of California-San Diego, University of Chicago and other Ivy league universities, discussed their work on value investing and related topics, such as market anomalies and value versus growth investing.

Congratulations to the symposium organizer and chair, George Athanassakos, and the scientific committee including Walid Busaba, Saurin Patel and Felipe Restrepo. The 6th annual event was a great success and sold out with 50 North American academics in attendance.

Funding Opportunities

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth.

The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to:

  • attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally
  • develop their leadership potential
  • position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow

NOTE: In keeping with Banting requirements, this year Western will only submit the highest-quality applications received as part of Western’s Internal Banting Competition.


Ivey: July 17th (MANDATORY, Names and CVs of supervisor and candidate)
         Evaluated at Ivey and only stellar candidates will move forward in the process

Western: August 28th (MANDATORY, full application)
Sponsor: September

Duration:  Two years
Amount: $70k/year

Please contact Shelley Bellyou if you are planning to supervise a postdoc and submit an application to this program.

International Research Networks Award – Western Funded

The New International Research Networks award is supported by the Office of the Vice-President (Research) and aims to promote new collaborations between researchers from Western and their international colleagues. Funding is intended to address the logistical costs incurred during the initial process of setting up a collaborative research project, such as travel, communications cost and/or small scale exploratory research. Funding is not intended to fund already established collaborations.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline Open/Anytime
Guidelines: Password protected
Application: Password protected
Contact: Elizabeth Russell-Minda, ext. 88701


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