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The 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.

FCS COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Fund

The fund will seed small-scale research projects led by individuals or teams of researchers to study important issues directly related to COVID-19 and its impacts.

Internal Research Grants

Apply for internal research grants.  

Research Insights

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


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.

Faculty and Staff Awards

Learn more about our faculty award opportunities. View our faculty award recipients.