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November 2018

Toronto Inequality Workshop

November 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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Organizer: Geoff Wodtke (geoffrey.wodtke@utoronto.ca) Website: UofT SharePoint->Sociology->Toronto Inequality Workshop Schedule: Monday, 11/26, from 4:00-6:00pm in Rm. 240 “Income Inequality and Ethno-nationalism in Industrialized Democracies” by Martin Lukk. Objectives: This workshop provides graduate students and faculty with opportunities to share their research at any stage with others working on a variety of issues related to inequality and social stratification, broadly defined. The primary goal of the TIW is to assist graduate students with writing papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals and…

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SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Deadline

November 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Partnership Development Grants provide support over one to three years to teams/partnerships, led by a project director, to: develop research and related activities in the social sciences and humanities, including knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students and new scholars, by fostering new partnerships for research and related activities involving existing and/or potential partners; or design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities that may result in best practices or models that either can be adapted…

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December 2018

Connaught New Researcher Award Application Deadline

December 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The purpose of this program is to help new tenure stream faculty members establish competitive research programs. Up to $1M will be awarded in 2017-18. A majority of the available funds will be allocated to awards of up to $10,000; and the remaining funds will be allocated to top-up a limited number of these awards to a maximum of $35,000. Top-up funding will be provided to the highest ranked proposals that also identify a specific need for the additional funding.…

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Winter Break (University Closed)

December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Holiday Closures

University closed for the winter break from Monday, December 24th to Friday January 4th, inclusive. The staff will return to the office on Monday, January 7th, 2019.

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January 2019

Tri-Council New Frontiers NOI deadline

January 11 @ 8:00 pm
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The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) seeks to support international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research. The first competition in this portfolio seeks to "generate opportunities for early career researchers (ECRs) to conduct high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research not available through funding opportunities currently offered by the three agencies (SSHRC, CIHR and NSERC). It seeks to inspire highly innovative projects that defy current research paradigms, propose a unique scientific direction, bring disciplines together beyond the traditional disciplinary approaches, and/or use…

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Winter Colloquium: Keera Allendorf

January 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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A Gendered Demographic Dividend?: Adjusting to a Future without Sons in India. Keera Allendorf Associate Professor of Sociology and International Studies Indiana University. With the demographic transition, fertility has fallen substantially in nearly every region of the world. Fertility declines may create pressure for greater gender equality, especially in patriarchal contexts. One pathway for such changes is the gender composition of families. When fertility is low, the proportion of families with childreWinter Colloquiumn of only one gender becomes substantial. In…

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SSHRC Insight Development Grant U of T Internal Deadline

January 28 @ 12:00 pm
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Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas. Funding is provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams. Within the Insight Development Grants funding opportunity, funding is available for two distinct categories of scholars: emerging scholars and established scholars. Emerging scholars: This funding supports high-quality research projects by emerging scholars to…

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February 2019

Winter Colloquium: Greta Krippner

February 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Rm 240 Sociology, 725 Spadina
Toronto, ON M5S2J4 Canada
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The Person of the Category: Pricing Risk and the Politics of Classification Greta Krippner Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Chair University of Michigan  

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CIHR Project Grant Registration Deadline

February 6 @ 8:00 pm
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The CIHR Project Grant provides funding for "projects with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint." It supports research that speaks to the CIHR mandate to build knowledge that will enhance the health of Canadians and improve global health outcomes. It looks to support both applied and fundamental research. Funding amounts are not defined by CIHR and should be commensurate to the project. More information about the Project Grant is available on the CIHR website. The Registration is mandatory for…

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Family Day (University Closed)

February 18
Holiday Closures
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