Delivering creative, purposeful and innovative research that matters to our partners, faculty and students.

Our Research

Research at Sheridan provides relevant and innovative solutions in our communities, through meaningful collaborative opportunities between our partners, faculty and students.

Get Started

Are you looking to get started on a research idea at Sheridan? For more information visit the pages below or email Sheridan Research.

Success Stories

New Publication Spotlights Issue of Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities

Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities: Case Studies, was made possible in part by a Sheridan Scholarship, Research and Creative Activities (SRCA) Growth Grant, and includes the anonymized summarized legal case documents of 15 survivors of domestic violence that were before the Ontario courts within the past 10 years.

Sheridan Launches Senior to Senior Anti-Bullying Toolkit

A Sheridan research team led by professor and principal investigator Dr. Kirsten Madsen (Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences) and the Centre for Elder Research, working in collaboration with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, have launched Solutions: Everybody’s Business - the Senior to Senior Anti-Bullying Toolkit.

Sheridan's Research and Incubation Centres Yield Diverse Cutting-Edge Projects

Research that provides relevant and innovative solutions in our communities with the expertise of faculty and their students is the formula that’s led to Sheridan’s numerous successful collaborations across its six Research and Incubation Centres. Sheridan’s research potential is diverse and its impact far-reaching.

Sheridan Team Designs NewPneu, a Cost-Effective System for Diagnosing Childhood Pneumonia in Low-Resource Settings

A device designed by a team of faculty and student researchers at Sheridan’s Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI) has the potential to impact the diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia - a significant cause of death for children worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.

News and Events

Sheridan’s CMTP launches 2020 season with $1 million donation

Thanks to a generous gift of $1 million from Keith and Sharon Segal, founders of International Insurance, the fund will support the development of international and internationally themed musicals at the Canadian Music Theatre Project, as well as scholarships for international students studying at Sheridan. burden of proof is the first musical to be supported by the fund.

Innovate with the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies

The Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) connects industry, curriculum and applied research. The Centre provides innovation support to their industry partners, fostering collaboration.

SIRT - Virtual Production demo

SIRT has recently partnered with Pixomondo and APG Displays to showcase the tremendous breakthroughs that have occurred in Virtual Production.

Sheridan awarded three COVID-19 research grants

Sheridan is the recipient of three new Applied Research Rapid Response to COVID-19 research grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) College and Community Innovation Program.

Sheridan College and Durham College receive funding to support Canadian media industry SMEs

Sheridan College and Durham College with support of up to $100,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program will undertake university-industry projects by sharing their applied research centre services and by providing expert time to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Canadian media industry.

Research Ethics Board

The Sheridan Research Ethics Board ensures that research affiliated with Sheridan involving human participants meets the highest ethical standards.

About Us

The Sheridan Research Office is here to help support our faculty, students, staff and industry/community partners through all aspects of the research journey.