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Faculty of Community Services


Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services works in partnership with community groups, policy makers and service providers to develop knowledge and tools needed for evidence-informed decisions.

By addressing real-world issues — and translating knowledge into action — we help create strong communities that advance health and social well-being.

Research awards and grants

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

Research Insights

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


Research centres

Discover how we are developing an evidence base in support of policy and practice change.


Positioning for Success in Academia

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

Social Innovation  

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

Research chairs

Get to know our research chairs and their work on urban health and health interventions.

Jack Layton Chair  

The Jack Layton Chair promotes progressive social change and strengthens political capacity at Ryerson University.