Research Units & Centres

Our research units and centres support multi-year collaborative teams and programmatic funding in specific areas.

The rich diversity of foci and approaches encompassed by nursing research defies simple categorization. In addition to exploring the research concentrations listed below, please browse the researcher profiles in Our People or search by keyword to identify experts in specific areas.

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Research Units and Centres

Capacity Research Unit

By illuminating the multidimensional factors that perpetuate marginalization among diverse communities, the team is driving for more effective social policies and programs to promote well-being.

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Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry

The Consortium serves as a resource for students, faculty, and the wider community to explore and scrutinize nursing and health care’s past.

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Critical Research in Health and Healthcare Inequities (CRiHHI)

CRiHHI promotes greater equity in health and health care through the uptake of critical knowledge in practice, policy, education, and research.

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Gerontological Education Research & Outreach (GERO)

GERO is committed to advancing the nursing care of older adults through education, research, and community engagement.

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Men's Health Research

The men’s health research program aims to improve the health of men and their families through designing, implementing and evaluating men’s health promotion programs.

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Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC)

SARAVYC studies how stigma and trauma influence health, and what fosters resilience among young people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) adolescents, and runaway, homeless or street-involved youth.

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Augmented & Virtual Reality Health Applications

These emerging technologies provide real-time applications to provide healthcare users with computer-mediated environmental sensory experiences.

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Teaching Scholarship of Nursing

Supported by the Elizabeth Kenny McCann Scholar, this unit promotes the scholarship of teaching and learning in nursing and health professional education.

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