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PhD Student Research Symposium: From Practice to Performance – Navigating Paper Presentations

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us for our first FIFSW PhD Student Research Symposium, “From Practice to Performance: Navigating Paper Presentations”!

The symposium will take place on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 from 2-4PM in SWK422. Attendees are welcome to join online via Zoom as well. 

PhD Students, PhD Candidates, and recent Graduates will present a work-in-progress or finished paper to receive feedback and engage in a dialogue on implication for social work teaching, research and practice.

The Symposium will include will be 2 panels with a total of 6 presenters, including”

Carolyn O’Connor
“What do early adolescents think about sexual consent? Preliminary findings from a constructivist grounded theory study”

Rasnat Chowdhury
“Pushed, dropped or fleeing from care:the narratives of Black youth who have aged out of Ontario’s child welfare system”

Allie Wall
“Youth exposure to violence & involvement in the criminal justice system”

Yahoo Yang
“Epistemology, knowledge co-construction and anti-Asian discrimination research”

Ali Pearson
“NEURO QUEERIOSITY: Mixed methods research mapping gender near minority stress and resilience, community and pride at the intersection of gender neuroscience minority identity”

Zhizhong Kai
“The application of AIGC in practical work in the field of mental health in social work”

Many thanks to Yahan Yang (Year 1, PhD Student) and Constance Chan (PhD Program Coordinator) for their collaborative work in organizing this symposium.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Constance Chan at phdprogram.fifsw@utoronto.ca 


June 4
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm




FIFSW Room 422
246 Bloor St
Toronto, ON M5S 1V4 Canada
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