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As Canada's comprehensive innovation university, Toronto Metropolitan University engages in scholarly, research and creative (SRC) activities that address real-world challenges to drive economic growth and improve quality of life for Canadians.

Innovation is at the core of our research mandate. Our centres and institutes (opens in new window)  bring together faculty and industry partners to solve research problems and provide opportunities for students to learn.

Our strong focus on innovation and evidence-based research has made us a preferred partner for government, industry, not-for-profit organizations, communities and individuals. Together, we are improving processes, developing new technologies and services, and creating new companies and social enterprises.

Message from the Vice-President

Read how Steven N. Liss, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, is committed to fostering research at Toronto Metropolitan University.

Research Themes

Learn how Toronto Metropolitan University’s research themes represent our diverse scholarly, research and creative activity.

Our Researchers

Learn how Toronto Metropolitan University researchers are working across disciplines to solve real-world problems.

Centres and Institutes

Learn how Toronto Metropolitan University's centres and institutes develop strategic partnerships and conduct research across a wide range of topics.

OVPRI Services

Learn about the services and tools that the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation offers to our researchers.

SRC Reviews

Learn about SRC policies and standards in development and under review.