Faculty in the News
The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work was privileged to host an announcement from the federal government today regarding the newest Canada Research Chairs. The event was a wonderful showcase for this Faculty and the important research that is done here, and we are so proud that our two new CRCs, Shelley Craig and Barbara Fallon, were featured as part of this event.
Shelley Craig is the new Canada Research Chair in Sexual and Gender Minority Youth.
Barbara Fallon is the new Canada Research Chair in Child Welfare.
Congratulations again to both of them for this tremendous achievement and recognition.
The United Way of Toronto and North York interviewed Prof. Daniyal Zuberi on ending poverty.
World AIDS Day at the University of Toronto
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Hart House Great Hall
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
On November 1, 2016, Professor Rupaleem Bhuyan and members of the caregiver community from Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office appeared before […]
Prof. Newman member of the International AIDS Society Towards a Cure Working Group published in Nature Medicine
Prof. Peter A Newman is one of few social scientists globally invited to participate on the International AIDS Society‘s Working Group on research towards an HIV cure. The group was led by Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Nobel Prize winner in Medicine for co-discovering HIV. The working group published the “International AIDS Society’s global scientific strategy: towards an HIV cure 2016” in Nature Medicine, the premiere primary medical research journal in the world–including important directions for social science research and community engagement.
Where Social Science Meets Basic Science
Prof Newman’s research program is featured by The Canadian Association for HIV Research. “With a membership of more than 1,000 researchers and others interested in HIV research, CAHR is the leading organization of HIV/AIDS researchers in Canada.” “His research takes HIV treatment and prevention methods that are in development through basic and clinical sciences, and applies them to ‘the most important laboratory—the real world’—to see how they can have the greatest potential.”
Prof. Esme Fuller-Thomson researches the devastating effects of child abuse on health. She wants to ensure all survivors get the help they need.
A new report cites poverty as a key factor in families who come into contact with the child protection system
Kofi Antwi-Boasiako (FIFSW, PhD Student), Bryn King, Tara Black, Barbara Fallon, Nico Trocmé and Deborah Goodman co-author a report that for the first time calculates the effect of poverty in Ontario child protection and how it plays a significant role in the disproportionate number of black and aboriginal children being taken from their families and placed into care.
Profs. Peter Newman, Carmen Logie, and 3 PhD students to present in Durban, South Africa Profs. Peter […]
Steve Lurie has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his contributions as a leading advocate […]