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Bootcamps for Change

Can fitness help break the cycle of poverty?

Ryerson nutrition student brings weekly fitness programs to shelters through Bootcamps for Change

Dawnmarie Harriott was the first recipient of the School of Disability Studies’ David Reville/Working for Change Mad People’s History Course Award. Photo by Clifton Li

Disability Studies award carries David Reville's legacy

School of Disability Studies and mental health organization Working for Change provide access to education

Illustration by Gracia Lam

Unlocking the mysteries of dementia

How Ryerson researchers are contributing to the field of aging and memory

Kevin Shaw

The world's first video-on-demand service for blind and partially sighted people

Entrepreneur’s audio-description service avoids the frustration of DVD menus

Podcasts

Asmaa Malik

The future of local news

With small newspapers shuttering, what will happen to local, civic-minded journalism? The Ryerson Journalism Research Centre has launched The Future of Local News: Research and Reflections, external link, a scholarly publication exploring the challenges and opportunities. Co-editor Asmaa Malik talks to host Will Sloan about why local news matters

Research

Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi receives the Sarwan Sahota Ryerson Distinguished Scholar award for robotics research

Award-winning researcher develops robotics for heart surgeries

Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi receives the Sarwan Sahota Ryerson Distinguished Scholar award