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
UTSC Sociology professor presents Prince George case study in report from Federal Housing Advocate
Today the Office of the Federal Housing Advocate released a series of research reports on homeless encampments that confirm a human rights crisis is unfolding in cities across Canada.
New approaches to data unlocking benefits for social scientists
A University of Toronto initiative aimed at unlocking the potential of data science for researchers across the globe is set to create new opportunities for social scientists.
Mike DeGagné appointed Professor of Sociology
Mike DeGagné, President and CEO of the Indigenous charity Indspire, has joined the Department of Sociology at UTSC as a professor.
Sociology in the News: Joe Hermer weighs in on new Safe Streets Bylaw in Terrace, B.C.
UTSC Sociology Chair Joe Hermer was interviewed by the Terrace Standard on a new Safe Streets Bylaw introduced in Terrace, British Columbia.