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  • Congratulations Amy Kaler and Rezvaneh Hossein Pour, A Faculty of Arts’ 2020 Killam Laureate

    October 15, 2020

    Outstanding researchers, students recognized with prestigious award

  • Lunch Container Series

    October 05, 2020

    In response to rapid institutional changes taking place at the University of Alberta, Stories of Change is proud to sponsor a virtual roundtable about the importance of rethinking the university at this critical point. Grab your lunch and spend an hour with these excellent speakers.

  • Prison as a temporary refuge? | Sandra Bucerius | TEDxUAlberta

    October 05, 2020

    Do you know how criminal justice institutions work and how they impact the people who encounter them? Find it out through Sandra Bucerius's TEDx Talk. Sandra M. Bucerius is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Her research is designed to understand criminal justice institutions and those who encounter them, particularly those marginalized by factors related to race, gender, social class, addictions and other factors. Sandra translates her knowledge and findings into best practises and system changes, by co-leading the University of Alberta Prison Project and as an executive member of the Canadian Research Network of Terrorism, Security, and Society (TSAS). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

  • Canadians with disabilities face barriers to financial security, researchers find

    August 12, 2020

    When University of Alberta sociologist Michelle Maroto came across a Toronto Star article about an Ontario woman struggling to make ends meet while battling Type 1 diabetes, she knew the story was just the tip of the iceberg.

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