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Sociology in the news

Investigating hateful ideologies and extremism in the Canadian Armed Forces

UNB's Dr. David Hofmann and Ontario Tech University researcher Dr. Barbara Perry, have been granted $750,000 in April to investigate hateful ideologies and extremism within the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) over the next three years.

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Gender pay gaps among healthcare workers

Sociology professor Dr. Neeru Gupta is leading a multidisciplinary team of researchers and graduate students to examine trends in gender-related pay gaps among healthcare workers across Canada.

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Graduate student training in population analytics

James Dunbar, a sociology PhD student, has been selected for the Consortium on Analytics for Data-Driven Decision-Making (CAnD3) training program, "Developing Talent for Population Analytics in Aging Societies.

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Covid-19 and community health

Dr. Sandra Magalhaes, a research associate in the Department of Sociology, is investigating COVID-19 risk indicators to support community planning and recovery efforts and better inform possible responses in New Brunswick.

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UNB-led research team will help develop police expertise in responding to intimate partner violence

Dr. Carmen Gill, professor of sociology, wants to make life safer for Canadians facing intimate partner violence.

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