Faculty in the News

Prof. Bhuyan and Thorncliffe caregiver community members appear before House of Commons

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.

Prof. Peter A Newman featured by the Canadian Association for HIV Research

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 early adversity research featured in Autumn 2016 UofT Magazine

Prof. Esme Fuller-Thomson researches the devastating effects of child abuse on health. She wants to ensure all survivors get the help they need.

Kofi Antwi-Boasiako, PhD Student, co-authors report on Poverty’s role on kids in CAS system

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.

Click here to access the report.

FIFSW @ AIDS 2016!!!

Profs. Peter Newman, Carmen Logie, and 3 PhD students to present in Durban, South Africa Profs. Peter […]

Steve Lurie appointed to the Order of Canada

Steve Lurie has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his contributions as a leading advocate […]

Prof. David Brennan inSocialWork podcast on CRUISElab

In this podcast, Dr. David Brennan talks about his work in the development and evaluation of online outreach to address issues of gay and bisexual men’s health. To highlight this work, Dr. Brennan describes CRUISElab, a research lab focused on gay and bisexual men’s health. He also talks about the “Cruising Counts” study, which has been essential in developing new guidelines for online health outreach to gay men in Ontario.

Elder abuse prevalence in Canada study

New study gives shocking picture of of elder abuse in Canada. Professor Lynn McDonald and instructor Laura Tamblyn Watts interviewed by CityNews in Toronto.

Prof. Izumi Sakamoto on new Canadians in EDGE Magazine

Izumi Sakamoto says we should be embracing, not excluding, new Canadians