BRN Researcher Profile Series: Mapping the Network

Our Network

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.

Network Features

Marie Goretti Owayezu
News | Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Marie Goretti Uwayezu recognized with IDRC International Doctoral Research Award

Marie Goretti Uwayezu, a PhD candidate at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, is a recipient of the 2023 International…

Rosemary Sadlier
News | Thursday, June 6, 2024

‘A more fulsome sense of Canadian history’: OISE alumna Rosemary Sadlier receives U of T honorary degree

Rosemary Sadlier became president of the Ontario Black History Society, a role that changed how we think about history here,…

Theodora Udounwa
News | Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Youngest Doctor of Pharmacy grad will celebrate convocation after impactful educational experience

When Theodora Udounwa accepts her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree at this year’s convocation, she will do so as the youngest graduate…

News | Thursday, May 30, 2024

‘A place to find community’: Interim Black Student Space launches at U of T Mississauga

A new space dedicated to providing Black students an opportunity to connect, collaborate and form community has launched at the…

Caroline Cole Power
News | Thursday, May 23, 2024

Dr. Caroline Cole Power establishes OISE endowed scholarship

When you get into a deep chat with Caroline Cole Power (MEd 2011), she talks often about her purpose.  “I think it’s…

Wesley J. Hall
News | Thursday, May 16, 2024

Wesley J. Hall elected to serve as the 35th chancellor of the University of Toronto

Wesley J. Hall, business leader and champion of equity, diversity and inclusion, will serve as the next chancellor of the…

News | Wednesday, May 8, 2024

‘A powerful source of inspiration’: U of T community members celebrated at African Scholars Awards

For Amal Mohamoud, contributing to mental health awareness and advocacy is a mission with roots in personal tragedy. After suffering the…