Research is at the heart of our mission in the Faculty of Public Affairs.

Our researchers publish in high-profile venues, receive significant external grant funding and attract high-caliber graduate students and research partners. We offer them comprehensive support.

External Research Funding (2018 fiscal year)

$5.28 Million

Externally Funded Research Projects (as of January 1, 2019)

100

Home to 3 active SSHRC Partnership Grants
Home to 3 Early Career Researcher Award Winners
Home to 3 Canada Research Chairs


Celebrating Excellence
Exemplary Faculty of Public Affairs researchers are recognized in a number of ways, both internally and externally. These faculty members reflect the dynamic research environment within our Faculty.


Research Chairs
The Canada Research Chair program was created by the federal government in 2000 to build capacity for research excellence in Canada.

FPA Research Overview 2018-19 →

FPA Research Series

Tagline: Explore. Examine. Engage.

Inspired by FPA Research Month, which ran from 2014-2019, the FPA Research Series was created to offer the opportunity to showcase our amazing research throughout the academic year. We hope you can join us!

Spotlight on Research

Another Take: How to Fix the Climate? Accelerate Social Change

After decades of watching Canada pursue a half-hearted climate policy, James Meadowcroft says something significant happened during the recent federal campaign.

Research in the News

Research Support

About Us

The Faculty has dedicated faculty members and staff working on the research portfolio, as well as a number of bursaries to support high-quality research. Chris Worswick is the Associate Dean (Research and International). He works closely with Kyla Reid, Research Facilitator, and Kevin Nzomo, Post-Award Support Officer.

Contact

Chris Worswick
Associate Dean – Research and International

Kyla Reid
Research Facilitator

Kevin Nzomo
Post Award Support Officer