Dept. of Sociology

Congratulations to PhD student Ian Van Haren who was one of the six winners of IRCC National Essay Challenge 2019. His essay was titled "Global Gender Inequalities and Economic Migration to Canada, 2003-2013". The research was presented at both the International Metropolis Conference, and at a Research Matters event at Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada in Ottawa in June 2019.

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Published on: 1 Oct 2019

PhD Candidate in Sociology with a specialization in Population and Health Dynamics, Ian Van Haren, was one of 6 winners of the IRCC National Essay Challenge 2019. His essay was titled "Global Gender Inequalities and Economic Migration to Canada, 2003-2013".

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Published on: 1 Oct 2019

Congratulations to PhD students Lysandre Champagne, Allesandro Drago and Céline Hequet who received an SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships.

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Published on: 1 Oct 2019

Professor Céline Le Bourdais was appointed to the newly established Canadian Statistics Advisory Council. This council will provide the Minister and the Chief Statistician of Canada with impartial and independent advice on matters concerning the overall quality of Canada’s national statistical system, in line with the principles entrenched in Canada’s Digital Charter.

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Published on: 19 Jul 2019

PhD Candidate in Sociology with a specialization in Population and Health Dynamics, Ian Van Haren, was one of 6 winners of the IRCC National Essay Challenge 2019. His essay was titled "Global Gender Inequalities and Economic Migration to Canada, 2003-2013".

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Published on: 18 Jul 2019

Professor Axel van den Berg was awarded a 2019 honorary doctorate by the University of Stockholm for his work on comparative labour market and social policy and his contributions to contemporary debates in sociological theory. For more details see this link.

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Published on: 18 Jun 2019

Professor Celine Le Bourdais has been honored as a “world-renowned demographer” whose research contributed greatly to the study of changing family law and family policy, both in Quebec and in Canada (See link for full story).

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Published on: 16 May 2019

Professor Morton Weinfeld has been involved with Statistics Canada in a review and evaluation of the national census and other questions used to measure Canadian diversity, notably language, ethnic origin, religion, and visible minority status. As part of this process, Statistics Canada will be holding large public consultations in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. The consultation meetings will involve academics, various community representatives,  members of the public,  and government officials at various levels.

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Published on: 26 Apr 2019

Professor Zoua Vang gave a March 4, 2019 workshop entitled “What’s Making Us Sick? Race, discrimination and the deterioration of immigrants’ health advantage” at the University of Minnesota, co-sponsored by the Asian Economic Development Association and the Department of Sociology, U of MN.

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Published on: 26 Mar 2019

Professor Zoua Vang presented “Barriers of systemic discrimination in health and social services for visible minorities, immigrants and Indigenous populations” at the Center of Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR)’s Forum on Systemic Discrimination or Bad Service? Effective Strategies to Challenge Systemic Barriers in Public and Private Services on March 16, 2019.

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Published on: 26 Mar 2019

Professor Zoua Vang’s CIHR-funded longitudinal study with Nunavik Inuit communities was featured in The McGill Reporter as part of International Women’s Day.

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Published on: 26 Mar 2019

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