Past events

Date/delivery formatTitleDescription FacilitatorResources
December 13, 2022

1:00 PM ET

Remote / Online
Connaught PhDs for Public Impact Fellowship Program (2023–2024) Information SessionThe School of Graduate Studies and the Centre for Graduate Professional Development will host an information session for the Connaught PhDs for Public Impact Fellowship Program 2023-2024. Please register to learn more about the program, its application process, and ask your questions about the program.Dr. Vina Goghari, Vice-Dean, Research and Program InnovationVideo recording

November 30, 2022

7:00–9:00 PM ET

Convocation Hall, 31 King’s College Circle
Big Ideas at
U of T: 50 Years of the Connaught Fund
For the 50th anniversary of the Connaught Fund, the University of Toronto invites you to a FREE evening of talks and a roundtable discussion with four Connaught-funded researchers: Prof. Farzana Hemmasi (Faculty of Music), Prof. Renée Hložek (Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics), Prof. Ronald Deibert (Director, Citizen Lab), and Prof. Maydianne Andrade (Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology).N/AU of T News story
November 24, 2022

12:30–2:30 PM ET

Remote / Online
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Research ImpactPreparing trainees for a globally diverse research ecosystem is crucial to the impact and advancement of research and innovation. In this talk, Dr. Kaniki will discuss the negative impacts a lack of an EDI lens has had on research, where the issues may lie, and provide considerations for future researchers to implement better practices within the research environment and research design process.Dr. Nicole Kaniki is the Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Research and Innovation at the University of Toronto. In her role, she examines, advocates and advances EDI in all aspects of U of T research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Dr. Kaniki is the former Special Advisor on Anti-racism to the President of Western University and has over seven years of experience in research administration and EDI roles in academia. Dr. Kaniki has a passion for social justice and uses an anti-racism and decolonization framework in her EDI work.Video recording