Digital media has never been more important to Canada’s economy and society: generating new products and services, creating jobs, enhancing productivity, and improving accessibility. As digital technologies become increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, building a strong digital media sector will be central to citizen engagement and quality of life.
Ryerson is building high-performance infrastructure, fostering the development of digitally enabled products and services, and promoting the adoption of digital technology across sectors. Our industry-oriented approach is exemplified by our world-renowned research and commercialization centres targeting this theme, including the DMZ, the top-ranked university incubator in North America and third in the world.
Ryerson faculty are also at the leading edge of media convergence. New media research looks at the impact of interactivity on traditional approaches to content, creative processes, information delivery, learning, and ownership. Ryerson's multidisciplinary SRC activities probe such relationships as technological innovation and creativity, technological change, and the social impact of new technologies.
Areas of SRC activity in Digital Media & Technology include: