University of Toronto

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Nom du carrefour de recherche: 

Centre for Urban & Community Studies

Renseignements généraux

Type d'organisation: 
Institution/faculté/département à l’origine de sa fondation: 

School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

Année d’établissement: 

1964

Objectifs/pôle d'intérêt/mandat/mission: 

The Centre exists to:

Bring together faculty, professionals, and graduate students interested in urban development, policy issues and the quality of life in cities;

Encourage interdisciplinary scholarly research on urban issues;

Support this
research by providing academic staff and students with space, access to
services and information, opportunities for collaboration, seminars and
conferences, and graduate research internships;

Disseminate ideas
related to urban and community studies to other researchers and to
agencies and organizations interested in urban matters by publishing
books, reports, bibliographies, and research bulletins;

Improve communications among researchers and between researchers and the broader urban community.

Associés/partenaires/autres disciplines: 

Disciplines: geography, civil engineering, social work, educational policy studies, economics, environmental studies, psychiatry

Partnerships with the community through the Community / University Research Partnerships Unit.

Partnerships with other universities: Windsor University, University
of Guelph, York University, University of Alberta, Okanagan University
College

Agences/organismes de financement: 

The University supports the Centre with space and funds for administration only; all research initiatives require external sources of funding.

Domaines de spécialisation: 

Interdisciplinary scholarly research on urban issues

One of the research groups is the Housing New Canadians Research Working Group.

Membre de la direction/cadre/personne-ressource: 
Autres activités: 

Symposia, conferences, seminars, forums

Chef de la direction/président: 
Chercheurs et leur domaine de recherche: 

Director: J. David Hulchanski

Professors in housing: Larry Bourne, James R. Dunn, Frances Frisken, Jason Hackworth, Stephen Hwang, Christopher A. Kennedy, Lynn McDonald, Eric J. Miller, Robert Murdie, Marion Steele

Other academic researchers: Toba D. Bryant, Joyce Brown, Uzo Anucha, Philippa Campsie, Joe T. Darden, Michael Shapcott, Jorge Sousa, Carlos Teizeira, George Tolomiczenko, R. Alan Walks

Consultants: Sylvia Novac, Emily Paradis

Fields of research: community planning issues, homelessness, discrimination, rental housing, housing policy, health and housing, urban sprawl, municipal renewal, race and housing, gentrification, green buildings, neighborhood sustainability, immigrant housing, co-operative housing, homeownership, housing strategy

Programmes offerts: 

Collaborative Program in Community Development (graduate level)

Cours offerts: 

Information sur les personnes-ressources

Adresse municipale: 
Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto
Suite 400
455 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 2G8
Adresse postale: 
Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto
Suite 400
455 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 2G8
Adresses supplémentaires: 
Personne-ressource - téléphone principal: 
Numéro de téléphone principal: 

(416) 978-4093

Numéros de téléphone supplémentaires: 
Personne-ressource - télécopieur principal: 
Numéro de télécopieur principal: 

(416) 978-7162

Numéros de télécopieur supplémentaires: 
Adresses courriel: 

david.hulchanski@utoronto.ca (David Hulchanski, Director)

Site Web: 
Liens supplémentaires Web: 

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