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Sociology in the news

Measuring deep poverty and its effects

Dr. Dan Dutton, adjunct professor in the sociology department, is leading research to find solutions for the poorest of the poor in society.

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Investigating hateful ideologies and extremism in the Canadian Armed Forces

UNB sociology professor Dr. David Hofmann is co-leading a national project to investigate hateful ideologies and extremism within the Canadian Armed Forces.

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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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Covid-19 and community health

Dr. Sandra Magalhaes, a research associate in the Department of Sociology, has been investigating how social factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic have affected mental health 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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