Welcome to the CAPS/ACPP homepage

About us

CAPS/ACPP is a volunteer-run, non-profit professional association that advocates on behalf of Canadian postdoctoral scholars for a wide range of career paths. CAPS/ACPP strongly believes in the value of advocacy work for Canadian postdocs.
The mandate of CAPS/ACPP is to improve the lives, career development, and work experience of all Canadian postdocs. The vision that guides this mandate is one of a strong community in which all Canadian postdocs are provided fair compensation, benefits, rights, privileges, and protections, as well as a supportive social network and effective support and career development opportunities.

Latest News

The 2020 National Postdoc Survey is now published
Learn about the postdoc experience across Canada and recommendations for improvement here 
We had our 13th Annual General Meeting 
on Nov 16, 2023
Thanks to all who attended and participated, and congratulations to our image contest winners! Learn more about the 2023 AGM here

Write your MP and Ministers to increase research funding!

Join a letter writing campaign to request an increase in funding for postdocs through the budgets for federal funding agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC).

Learn more about CAPS/ACPP, our Postdoc Appreciation Week events, our advocacy activities and more!

Read the eMagazine HERE!

Become a CAPS/ACPP Member

Postdocs can join the CAPS/ACPP community for FREE! 

Benefits: you will receive regular updates on postdoc affairs and will have access to various professional development and informative events run by CAPS/ACPP

Do you represent a Postdoc Association?

CAPS/ACPP is looking to connect with postdoc associations across Canada
 Add your name to our national directory, meet with our advocacy team, and to join our Slack channel where we can share and learn about postdoc experiences. Email chair[at]capsacpp.ca

Contact Us

Email us at communications[at]capsacpp.ca