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Associate Professor Rupaleem Bhuyan talks about the roles of xenophobia and social media in shaping the public’s understanding of the global pandemic

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Associate Professor Rupaleem Bhuyan spoke to Global News Vancouver about xenophobia, its prevalence in social media and […]

Associate Professor Carmen Logie on prejudice and fear in the wake of COVID-19

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While a greater number of people across Canada are continuing to practice social distancing, some restaurants have […]

International Women’s Day Q & A: Ramona Alaggia on researching the impact of the #MeToo movement in Canada


  The #MeToo movement has led to a cultural shift in how we understand and talk about […]

Black Mental Health Day: New research centre addresses the ‘far-reaching ripple effect’ of homicide violence on Black communities

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  While homicide violence disproportionately affects Black communities worldwide – including in Canada – the University of Toronto’s Tanya L. […]

New book co-edited by Amanda Grenier offers a thought-provoking overview of precarity and ageing

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A new book edited by co-edited by Professor Amanda Grenier explores the risks and insecurities that older […]

Professor Barbara Fallon receives a President’s Impact Award

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FIFSW Professor Barbara Fallon is one of five University of Toronto leaders who have been recognized with […]

Practice makes perfect: Ellen Katz receives the inaugural Larry Enkin Innovation in Teaching with Simulation Award

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  On February 6, the inaugural Larry Enkin Innovation in Teaching with Simulation Award was presented to […]

Black History Month 2020: FIFSW faculty influencing change

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A number of FIFSW faculty currently work with Black communities to develop and advocate for policies and […]

‘Show up for people’: Associate Professor Carmen Logie on what’s fueling xenophobia amid the coronavirus outbreak

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  The risk of catching the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Canada many other countries remains low, but […]

News release: Nutrition a key ingredient for psychological health in Canadian adults

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Chronic pain, physical illness, poverty and immigrant status were also found to be strongly associated with psychological […]