Faculty Research

Change for the better
begins with connecting: 

  • knowledge and action; 
  • planning and partnership. 

In everything we do, we work to: 

  • Build partnerships with researchers, other disciplines policy-makers and professions, and the communities our insights impact; 

  • Improve the well-being of communities 

  • Innovate and challenge conventions 

Some breakthrough initiatives

Photo credit: Timothy Neesam via Flickr

Resilient Coasts Canada Platform: Stephanie Chang

"Resilient-C" facilitates knowledge and resource sharing between coastal communities to support hazard risk reduction. It helps identify similarly vulnerable peer communities, and relays their risk reduction actions. The platform currently includes 170+ coastal communities and 3500+ risk reduction actions from across Canada.

Chart showing practices towards goal

Transforming Cities from Within: Maggie Low and Lindsay Cole

Grounded in foundations of collective thriving and ecosocial justice, TCFW is a space for ongoing learning, practicing, and connecting for innovators working in, with, and alongside complex challenges in the public sector such as climate change, systemic and structural oppression, ongoing colonization, and many others.

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