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Partnership in Action

At Toronto Metropolitan University, researchers combine excellence and relevance to advance prosperity and quality of life in Canada. Home to a number of leading interdisciplinary research centres and institutes, the university offers its partners world-class expertise and resources.

Here are a few examples of collaborations between our researchers and partners.

Strengthening the rights of children and youth in Canada and beyond

A research partnership spanning seven countries is advancing the rights of children by examining policies, immigration dynamics, institutional practices, the impacts of violence on youth and more.

Researchers delve into YouTube with Watchtime Canada report

Canadians are using YouTube to learn. That’s one of the top findings from a first-of-its-kind Watchtime Canada (external link)  report produced by Audience Lab at the Faculty of Communication and Design and commissioned by Google

University launches cybersecurity centre

As businesses become increasingly digital, cybersecurity is an urgent priority. The university is launching Cybersecure Catalyst to promote training and certification, research and development, and commercial innovation in this growing field.

Researchers help weave the future of smart fabrics

A shirt that can continuously measure blood pressure, a sleeve that can help assess athletic performance or clothing that helps monitor the heart health of pregnant mothers and their children – these are all textile computing products that have recently been developed.