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Research Impact Talks presented by the Social Welfare Research Office

Research Impact Talks

Hosting a series of Research Impact Talks highlighting current School research and community practice in areas related to social work. These events will be held virtually to facilitate access for KU alumni and community stakeholders across the state.

Events
Grand Challenges for Social Work Event Series

Grand Challenges for Social Work Events  

The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare’s Center for Community Engagement and Collaboration (CCEC) will host a series of interactive panels highlighting current School research and community practice in areas related to the Grand Challenges for Social Work.

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Grand Challenges for Social Work Event Series

The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare’s Center for Community Engagement and Collaboration (CCEC) will host a series of interactive panels highlighting current School research and community practice in areas related to the Grand Challenges for Social Work.

Research Impact Talks

The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare’s Research Office will host a series of Research Impact Talks highlighting current School research and community practice in areas related to social work. These events will be held virtually to facilitate access for KU alumni and community stakeholders across the state. Participants will be able to receive 1.0 hour CEU for attending each event in full. These events are free and open to the public.


In the Media

Kansas bill on transgender girls in holding pattern

Important role Dr. Megan Paceley's research is playing in Kansas legislative discussions.

The Free Hotline That’s Saving Women’s Lives by Disarming Dangerous Men

Dr. Juliana Carlson, an expert on male engagement strategies, quote in the Medium article.

From our newsletters

Researcher Wins Groundbreaking LGBTQIA+ Research Pride Award

Dr. Megan Paceley won this award at the KU Lavender Graduation in April 2021.

Kansas Strong Poster Wins Award

The Kansas Strong project (PI: Dr. Becci Akin) had a poster selected at ResilienceCon as the ‘2021 ResCon Best Poster Award’. The poster is: Amplified: A Poetic Inquiry of Voices in Child Welfare. The authors are: Shelby Clark, Sarah McCall, Becci Akin, Kaela Byers & Mariana Gomez.

Rockwood Leadership Institute

Drs. Megan Paceley, Nancy Kepple, and Amy Mendenhall were accepted to participate in the Rockwood Leadership Institute’s week-long Virtual Art of Leadership course this summer. Dr. Megan Paceley will also participate in their Art of Navigating Change course.

Researcher Receives Funding to Continue International Work

Dr. Koenig, faculty affiliate, Kansas African Studies Center (KASC), awarded funding through KASC's Title VI National Resource Center. Funding supports a research student working with an Italian & American faculty team in developing African refugee text & visual narratives of their journeys from Africa to Italy.



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