Congratulations to social work researcher Julie Drolet, PhD, and PhD candidate Crystal Kwan! Killam awards are among Canada's highest academic honours. Drolet won the Emerging Research Leader Award given to investigators who have made “outstanding contributions to research” within ten years of receiving their PhD.
Last weekend the faculty of social work held a 50th Anniversary celebration which included a panel discussion featuring the Dean, Jackie Sieppert, PhD, RSW, and former Dean Gayla Rogers, PhD. You can watch a recording of the webcast here.
According to Social Work researcher Alan McLuckie, PhD, IACAPAP the "biggest show on earth in terms of child wellness and mental health" is in Calgary this weekend. Several Social Work investigators including McLuckie and David Este, PhD will take part.