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Newly funded COVID-19-related research will build knowledge on prevention and care

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To address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and around the globe, the Government […]

Professor Peter Newman explains why a “one size fits all” approach to the pandemic further marginalizes those who are LGBTQ2SIA+


The public health response to the global pandemic has called on people to change their lives considerably, […]

When pandemics collide: FIFSW professors refocus on HIV in the COVID-19 era

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Amid singular attention to the COVID-19 emergency, three FIFSW professors are calling attention to the other major […]

Two FIFSW professors — Peter A. Newman and Carmen Logie — have articles in a special issue of Journal of the International AIDS Society

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FIFSW faculty members Professor Peter Newman and Associate Professor Carmen Logie have published articles in a special […]

Research on the vulnerability of LGBTQI youth by Professor Peter Newman and PhD graduate Sophia Fantus is featured in Maclean’s

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Professor Charles Fensham, a professor of systematic theology at the University of Toronto’s Knox College, recently spoke […]

Prof. Peter A. Newman leads UNICEF report on HIV among adolescents and youth from key populations in Asia

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Prof. Peter A. Newman served as lead researcher for a 4-country UNICEF formative assessment officially released on […]

On the Road to Masi

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View a documentary video by Peter A. Newman on Community engagement in HIV vaccine research in South Africa

Prof. Peter A. Newman awarded SSHRC Partnership Grant

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Prof. Peter A. Newman has been awarded a 7-year, $2.5 million Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The partnership – MFARR-Asia (Mobilizing for a Research Revolution to Ensure LGBTIQ Inclusion in Asia) – brings together over 25 academic and community partners from Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Hong Kong, India, the Philippines, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Intergovernmental Organization partners include the United Nations Development Programme and the Asia-Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutes.

MFARR-Asia’s multidisciplinary team will work to document and advance the inclusion of LGBTIQ people in all spheres of public life using innovative mixed methods approaches, including participatory video, and train a new generation of scholars, practitioners, and advocates working with LGBTIQ communities. More details on the project can be found here:

Prof. Peter A. Newman; PhD alumna, Dr. Ashley Lacombe-Duncan; and MSW alumna, Prof. Adrian Guta publish landmark study on PreP

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  Prof. Peter A. Newman, along with recently graduated Dr. Ashley Lacombe-Duncan and former MSW student, now […]

SSWR Conference 2017: Ensure Healthy Development for All Youth

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  The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) advances, disseminates, and translates research that addresses issues […]