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

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…

Kola Ijasan
News | Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Kola Ijasan joins the Black Research Network as new program lead

Kola Ijasan, an academic research leader whose work explores housing regeneration and urbanization, has been named the Black Research Network’s…

Wisdom Tettey
News | Friday, April 19, 2024

U of T’s Wisdom Tettey named president and vice-chancellor of Carleton University

Wisdom Tettey, University of Toronto vice-president and principal of U of T Scarborough, has been named the next president and…

Maeva Che
News | Wednesday, April 17, 2024

U of T Engineering PhD candidate wants to improve sustainable, cost-effective treatment of Ontario’s drinking water

Growing up in a small neighbourhood in Cameroon, Maeva Che was aware of challenges of accessing clean drinking water. “Experiencing that exposure…