The Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration is the first ever CERC awarded to Ryerson University, building on the university’s strengths and commitments in the area of immigration and settlement studies.
About the CERC in Migration and Integration
The CERC in Migration and Integration is producing innovative and usable knowledge on the links between migration and post-migration processes, forced and voluntary mobility, internal and international migration, and the role of countries of origin and transit.
This program builds on Ryerson’s established research strengths in migration, settlement, refugee and diaspora studies whilie developing a research agenda that has a double: domestic and global research and knowledge mobilization focus. The work will focus on five research streams; New trends in migration and mobility in Canada and the world; Migrant agency – as in migrant, stakeholder network and institutions’ agency; A comparative analysis of migration and integration policies and their outcomes; Cities and diversity; Migration challenges facing Canada and the world in 2050. The CERC will also develop a Data and Methods Lab bringing together quantitative and qualitative data, in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and the Canada Research Data Centre Network.
To learn more go to CERC website.