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Faculty of Community Services


Ryerson’s School of Early Childhood Studies is at the forefront of creating transformative solutions that support young children and their families to thrive.

By developing evidence-based approaches to practice — and translating knowledge into action — we help create stronger early childhood services, programs and policies across the country and around the world.

Research areas and projects

Explore our current research interests. Find a researcher. Read summaries of our latest work.

Research awards and grants

Apply for internal and external research grants. Nominate a colleague for a research award.

Student research

Explore resources for student researchers. Browse our collection of Master’s Research Papers.  Find forms and guidelines.

Research Insights

Read our research findings in plain language. Easily identify key policy and practice implications.


Social innovation

Learn to integrate social innovation into your teaching and research activities.

Positioning for Success in Academia

Stay on top of best practices in research, writing and teaching.