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Faculty of Community Services

Research areas and projects

Faculty members at Ryerson’s School of Urban and Regional Planning pursue innovative research that addresses the complex issues our cities and communities now face.

Research areas and projects

Our faculty members regularly making important research contributions to policy, practice and teaching. They explore:

  • Active transportation
  • Brownfields
  • Civic technology
  • Climate change
  • Ecological design
  • Employment lands
  • Ethnocultural diversity
  • Housing affordability
  • Municipal finance
  • Urban design

Browse our people to view their publications and gain insight into the research projects they lead, or find a researcher by keyword search.

Plain language research summaries