BRN Researcher Profile Series: Mapping the Network

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The BRN puts a spotlight on Black research excellence that plays an integral part of what makes the University of Toronto the top university in Canada. We are a vibrant network of award-winning, multidisciplinary and leading researchers shaping a better future, with local and global impact.

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News | Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Community project fuses storytelling and research for HIV advocacy

For Lori Chambers, storytelling is powerful.   As a community-based researcher with more than two decades in the field as an…

News | Thursday, April 28, 2022

UTM postdoc hopes to significantly contribute to clean water access in Africa and global health equity  

Thelma Abu wants her research to make a difference. For her, this starts with ensuring everyone has access to a…

News | Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Meet the recipients of the Black Research Network’s IGNITE grant

Researchers at the University of Toronto make innovative and inspiring advances in their field every day. The Black Research Network…

Rhonda McEwen
News | Friday, April 8, 2022

Rhonda McEwen announced as new president and vice-chancellor of Victoria University 

Rhonda McEwen will be the 14th president and vice-chancellor of Victoria University in the University of Toronto, beginning on July 1, 2022. …

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Thelma Abu wants her research to make a difference, starting with ensuring everyone has access to a human right & necessity: water.
A @uoftbrn grant will help the #UTM researcher reach her goal of significantly improving clean water access in Africa.