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

News | Thursday, December 1, 2022

A new understanding of brain functionality may help treat those with memory impairment

New research from a new University of Toronto faculty member is providing valuable insight into how the brain works to…

Events | Thursday, December 01, 2022

Canadian Black Scientists Network: BE-STEMM Seminar Series

The Canadian Black Scientists Network (CBSN) exists to elevate, make visible, celebrate and connect Black Canadians in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics &…

Opportunities | Wednesday, November 30, 2022

DSI-McLaughlin Centre Polygenic Risk Score Grant

The Data Science Institute has opened applications for the DSI-McLaughlin Centre Polygenic Risk Score Grant. In partnership with the McLaughlin Centre, whose…

News | Wednesday, November 23, 2022

U of T alumni create self-advocacy handbook for Black patients navigating perinatal care 

Two University of Toronto alumni have joined forces to improve perinatal care for Black birthing people in Canada.   Gabrielle Retta…

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News | Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Archival exhibition shares 70 years of Black performance history in Canada 

A growing exhibit by a University of Toronto faculty member is preserving seven decades-worth of Black performance history in Canada. …

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