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.

Network Features

News | Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Featured media: BRN Welcome Social 2022 

On September 15, the Black Research Network (BRN) welcomed the University of Toronto community to a new academic year full…

Alexandra Lambropoulos
News | Tuesday, September 27, 2022

From behind the mic: Why Alexandra Lambropoulos is telling the stories of urban innovation in Africa and beyond  

When Alexandra Lambropoulos conducts research, she also seeks out the stories behind it.  Lambropoulos, a master’s student pursuing urban planning at the…

News | Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Technology that shaped Black life in New York almost 200 years ago ‘just the tip of the iceberg,’ says U of T historian 

New research from an award-winning historian at the University of Toronto will offer rare insight into the unwritten and intertwined…

News | Thursday, September 8, 2022

‘Be intentional about your goals’: Abigail Ralph is paving her path in research  

Abigail Ralph is finding her way – and making her mark – on developing research that positively impacts communities.   Ralph,…

Opportunities | Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Connaught Major Research Challenge for Black Researchers

The Connaught Major Research Challenge for Black Researchers was established to strengthen the research capacity of the University of Toronto’s…

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