< Events | Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Engaging in Research: African Black Caribbean, Latin American, Southeast Asian & First Generation undergrad students – U of T Student Life

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On Dec. 5, join University of Toronto Student Life for the online event, “Engaging in Research: African Black Caribbean, Latin American, Southeast Asian & First Generation undergrad students.”

African Black Caribbean, Latin American, Southeast Asian and First Generation students discuss undergraduate research with involved upper year student Mentor Navigators and relatable professors, librarians, staff and peers from a variety of disciplines.

This event will include perspectives on: how to demystify undergrad research and why this experience is important for undergrads; wayfinding and support for preparing applications; and the demand for equitable access to opportunities. Bring your questions!

Guests:

  • Dr. Janelle Joseph, Assistant Professor in Critical Studies of Race, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education and Founder and Director of the Indigeneity, Diaspora, Equity, and Anti-racism in Sport (IDEAS) Research Lab;
  • Dr. David Roberts, Director and Associate Professor, Urban Studies Program and part of a team of researchers in Toronto, São Paulo and Brighton UK to study the way in which Racialized communities organized to fill the gaps of government services during the Covid-19 pandemic, Building Back Better from Below;
  • Dr. Kris Sanghyun Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical & Environmental Science;
  • Dr. Tanya Sharpe, Associate Professor, Factor-Inwentash Chair in Social Work in the Global Community and Founder and Director of the Centre for Research & Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims (The CRIB);
  • Ketheisan Vigneshwaran, Career Educator, Career Exploration & Education

Partners:

  • Career Exploration & Education;
  • Black Research Network, University of Toronto;
  • University of Toronto Students’ Union


 

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