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Connecting Local Challenges
with National and Global Issues

Goal: Promote social work education and research that connects local
issues with national and global challenges

Objective: Develop scholarship that links regional, national and international social work issues

  • Support PhD students engaged in international research
  • Expand the number of MSW/PhD international students through designated scholarships
  • Foster academic exchange through the promotion of postdoctoral fellowships

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Context

  • Globalization is a powerful force that brings both benefits and challenges
  • The effect of new technologies (e.g., the Internet) on behaviours must be understood and addressed

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