UTSC Sociologist lead author on framework to address equity in energy transition innovations
In a new article, Professor Paty Romero-Lankao and her colleagues suggest a framework to address equity in energy transition innovations such as electric vehicles, wind and solar power.
Indigenous students visit three Manitoulin Island First Nations
Indigenous students from across the three University of Toronto campuses took part in a trip to Manitoulin Island.
The Barbie movie got it wrong when it comes to baby dolls — this Indigenous collection is proof
UTSC News spoke to Assistant Professor Danielle Kwan Lafond and third-year sociology student Simón Reyes about a new project to digitally illustrate the history of a collection of 500 handmade culturally significant dolls.
Sociology in the News: Joe Hermer on encampments
CBC London talked with UTSC Sociology Chair Joe Hermer this week about the City's homelessness response.
Sociology TAs receive teaching awards
Two UTSC Sociology teaching assistants have been honoured in the 2023 UTSC Teaching Awards.
Student wins Undergraduate Research prize
A UTSC student has won an undergraduate research prize with an essay that challenges preconceptions around the history of the Michif Nation, and calls for decolonization of the Canadian Education system.
Undergraduate Research Day highlights outstanding student research
The 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on April 12. This annual event provides a showcase for the excellent research conducted by undergraduate students in Sociology. As in previous years, prizes for Best Paper and Best Presentation were awarded.
Camp Kawartha 2023
Students from SOCB47 - Social Inequality recently spent 3 days at Camp Kawartha with residential School survivor Peter Sackaney.
Project to map UTSC’s settler history lands digital humanities grant
A project to digitally map ownership of land at the University of Toronto Scarborough and the surrounding area has been awarded an Undergraduate Fellowship from the University’s Critical Digital Humanities Institute.
‘It’s unacceptable’: Professor Joe Hermer on why policing homeless encampments needs to end
By Don Campbell
Last week a landmark report on homeless encampments across Canada was released by the federal housing advocate, the office responsible for protecting citizen rights to housing.
The report, which included a series of case studies on seven cities, argues