Research & Innovation
FCAD is home to an energetic and dynamic scholarly research and creative (SRC) community.
FCAD has the greatest variety of scholarly and creative production of any Faculty at Ryerson University. Our creative edge is the reason our faculty, research directors and associates are sought-after as collaborators, speakers and partners with industry and government, all over the world.
Creative Innovation in Action
Areas of Research
New and emerging forms of cultural expression are imagined, invented, performed, and shared at FCAD.
Our faculty are leaders in a broad array of disciplines who implement design thinking, interactive and immersive experiences and critical thought.
We produce over 500 scholarly, research and creative outputs annually, ranging from books, articles, films, television programs, reports, reviews, photography, and new media to designs, performances, exhibits, editorials and news articles, installations, software, and creative writing.
Media & Communication Innovation
FCAD is home to five Research Chairs who are pushing the boundaries in the creative and cultural industries, including two Canada Research Chairs.
As a part of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world's top countries in research and development, our Research Chairs aim to advance knowledge and train the next generation of highly skilled people through student supervision, teaching, and coordination of other researchers' work.