Justice warrior

Recent sociology MA grad Kerri Claire Neil is all about challenging the status quo. From deciding to run in the 2018 Windsor Lake by-election against Ches Crosbie and Paul Antle to questioning the need for graduation gowns at convocation on Twitter (and getting “slapped down” by Kim Campbell in the process), Ms. Neil is not afraid to speak truth to power.

Read more about Kerri in this Gazette special feature on successful students.

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Oh me nerves

Sociologist Dr. Nicole Power is a key member of The Healthy Professional Workers (HPW) Partnerships Initiative. This project aims to understand more about mental health in professional workers across three sectors: dentists, midwives, nurses and physicians in health care; academics and teaching in education; and accountants.

Dr. Power is focusing on the mental health of academics. Read more about her project and how you can get involved in the Gazette.

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Women In Fisheries

Women's roles in fishing families

Pan-Atlantic project launches website

Women in Fisheries, a study examining how women contribute to the survival of both fishing families and the fishing industry, officially launches this week. The research project is collecting data on both sides of the Atlantic - in Newfoundland and Labrador and in the UK -and intends to shed light on women's roles, identities and wellbeing.


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