Department: In the spring 2014, Dr. Idil Atak along with Dr. Graham Hudson and Dr. Delphine Nakache (School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa) were awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grant for their research entitled “Securitization of migration and asylum in Canada: A comparative analysis of policy consequences and human rights impact".
Department: Dan Horner was recently awarded an Insight Development Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to pursue his study of debates around the issue of public order in nineteenth-century Montreal and Liverpool.
Department: In early February 2016, Dr. Emily van der Meulen and her research team launched their new report on prison-based needle and syringe programs (PNSPs). The report outlines her multi-year, multi-phase undertaking and includes six recommendations about how PNSPs can be effectively implemented in Canadian federal prisons.
Department: Nicola Simpson, who spent time in North York Women's Shelter during Christmas a few years ago, is encouraging people to be more sensitive to others during the holidays. - Justin Greaves/Metroland
Department: “I really encourage my students to get involved with the Law Centre and attend the various talks and activities. The Interns' Circle is an excellent ways for them to learn about legal issues and to help organize events on campus."
Department: Brandon graduated in 2014 with a degree in criminology. He completed an MA in Communication and Culture at Ryerson University in 2016. Brandon is beginning a PhD in Communications at Carleton University in 2016 where he will study ISIS propaganda.
Department: I am a committee member for Ryerson's World University Services of Canada (WUSC), which helps sponsor refugees to come to Canada to get a post-secondary education. After I graduate I hope to work as a CBSA officer to grasp further knowledge on immigration policy and law, and in the future pursue a Masters in Policy.
Department: I hope to attend law school this coming fall, with the intent of becoming a criminal defence lawyer and one day opening my own law firm. Outside of my academic studies, I enjoy kickboxing, creative writing, reading and painting.