Research News Archive

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 2:45pm
StudentDwellTO, a multi-disciplinary research project on student housing affordability in Toronto, is  in the process of organizing focus...
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:45am
Researchers from OCAD's Visual Analytics Lab invite pedestrians to provide information on their experience of specific streetscapes used in...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:30am
https://www2.ocadu.ca/bio/isabel-meirelles-0Professor Isabel Meirelles is responsible for co-organizing the second anual Information+...
Monday, September 17, 2018
The symposium will explore how the development of positive, innovative, interdisciplinary visions can facilitate a transformative cultural...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:45am
The Office of Research & Innovation is pleased to announce a show, titled Atlas of an Ambiguous Utopia: Explorations in Place, Machines...
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:30pm
Imagination Catalyst, Office of Research & Innovation participate in OCE Discovery 2018 Conference
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Dr. Sowmya Somanath, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Design, will be presenting research on Autonomous Vehicle–Pedestrian...
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 3:30pm
Dorothy Henriques-Wells, the first Black graduate of the Ontario College of Art, has passed away at the age of 92 in Miami. A gifted...
Thursday, November 23, 2017
OCAD University is proud to host the seventh Manning Innovation Symposium on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m....
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Sara Diamond and a team of researchers from OCAD University and the University of Toronto have collaborated on a blueprint to make Toronto...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
OCAD U’s Gerald McMaster, together with an Indigenous design team, will represent Canada at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
OCAD University’s Office of Research and Innovation has announced the 2016/2017 recipients of The OCAD University Award for Excellence in...
Monday, September 18, 2017
On Friday, September 15, OCAD University welcomed Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, on her first official tour of OCAD U since...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
If you didn’t get to see Dr. Gabrielle Moser’s presentation at last month’s sold-out Walrus Talks, you can listen to her on CBC online!
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
Building on the successful Studio Summit 1 held in Copenhagen in August 2014, the Resilience Design Lab at OCAD University in collaboration...
Friday, May 5, 2017
OCAD University is pleased to award Dr. Heather Coffey with the 2015/16 OCAD University Award for Early Stage Research, Scholarship and...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
OCAD University congratulates the federal government for its support of research, skills and innovation with a variety of measures that...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:15pm
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan and Adam Vaughan, MP for Spadina–Fort York, met with President Sara Diamond and members of OCAD University’s...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Dr. Isabel Meirelles won the 2015/16 OCAD University Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
OCAD University has been awarded $4.5 million from the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development’s Post-Secondary...
Monday, January 23, 2017
Premier Kathleen Wynne kicked off a tour of Ontario’s post-secondary institutions at OCAD University on January 23, 2017.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
Unapologetic: Acts of Survivance presents selected works of critical acclaim from the 1980s by eleven foundational contemporary Indigenous...
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:45pm
Dr. Gabrielle Moser, adjunct professor in art history in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:00am
Thanks to a $1 million gift from Scotiabank, OCAD University will develop a new initiative to foster the leading thinkers, designers and...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 4:45pm
In 2016, OCAD University partnered with the Globe and Mail Report on Business to publish a series of six op-eds titled “By Design,”...
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00am
Congratulations to Lynne Milgram for being invited to a plenary session at the Textile Society of America biannual conference:...
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 5:00am
La Rábida, Soul of Conquest: an Anishinaabe encounter by Bonnie Devine. Opening Reception: Saturday September 17, 2 pm.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:00am
Emma Westecott has published a chapter entitled "Playing with Gender: Promoting Representational Diversity with Dress-Up, Cross-Dressing...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:00am
"Gaming our way to understanding the barriers faced by women in tech" is the final installment in the in the six-part OCAD U/Globe and Mail...
Friday, August 26, 2016
In her article, Jutta Treviranus, director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University, discusses a course titled Unlearning...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 4:00am
Sara Diamond, Patricio Davila and Steve Szigeti have collaborated on an op-ed titled There's no Big Data without intelligent interface ....
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 4:00am
The OCAD U/Globe and Mail summer series “By Design” continues with an op-ed written by Sarah Tranum and Alia Weston, leaders of the Minor...
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 4:00am
The second opinion piece in the OCAD U/Globe and Mail summer series “By Design” has been published.  "Urban agriculture may be inefficient...
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 4:00am
On Saturday August 8, The Globe and Mail Report on Business published the first of six opinion pieces in an OCAD U/Globe and Mail summer...
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 4:00am
OCAD University has appointed Dr. Robert Luke as Vice-President, Research & Innovation
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 4:00am
Jessica Ching (2009, Industrial Design) is profiled in the July issue of Chatelaine magazine. Ching is the inventor of Eve Kit, a product...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 4:00am
The Umbra store on John St. was packed with some 90 spectators for the Imagination Catalyst’s fourth annual pitch competition on June 14....
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:00am
A Talk by Selmin Kara, Assistant Professor, OCAD University
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 4:00am
OCAD University announced a research and educational partnership with the Jerusalem-based Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. The agreement...
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 4:00am
Four OCAD University students present papers at CASAE (Canadian Association for Studies in Adult Education) 2016 Regional Conference:...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 9:00pm
This panel explores issues related to affect, aesthetics, and modes of knowing/observation in sensory ethnography, an emerging and...
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:00am
We will be demonstrating our tangible interface at CHI 2016.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:00am
Visual Analytics Lab Showcases Tangible Interfaces January to June, 2016.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:00am
Visual Analytics Post Doc Fellowship Awarded
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:00am
The Visual Analytics Lab presented their work at the Emerging Technology Track at CASCON 2015
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 5:00am
Faculty Member Mark Dickinson Publishes Co-Edited book on Robert Bringhurst
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
Groundbreaking curator, author, artist and educator Dr. Gerald McMaster has been named Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 5:00am
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Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 5:00am
Faculty Member Dr. Lynne Milgram joins Dr. Philip Kelly (York University) on the SSHRC Insight-funded project – "CANADA-PHILIPPINES:...
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 4:00am
The Data Materialization Studio at OCAD University is seeking three artists to participate in a part-time residency program