Research


Leading the way in shaping the information field.

Faculty members participate in groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research that investigates information in its many manifestations. Our researchers are leading the way in shaping the information field.

Some current research topics

What social media’s big data tells us about domestic violence and sexual assault with Assistant Professor Jia Xue

How children use digital technology in their daily lives with Associate Professor Sara Grimes and Professor Leslie Shade

Critical making and human-computer interaction with Associate Professor Matt Ratto, holder of the Bell University Labs Chair.

Pondering the impact of Artificial Intelligence on humans with Professor Brian Cantwell Smith, holder of the Reid Hoffman Chair

Exploring the “born digital” world with Associate Professor Alan Galey

Researching Innovation in the porn industry with Assistant Professor Patrick Keilty

Research News

July 27, 2021
“The two programs really do complement each other incredibly well” When Sabrina Macklai began her Master of Information in the fall of 2019, she hadn’t...
July 23, 2021
Informed Magazine 2021 is now out and available to read. A printed copy of the magazine will be sent to all 2020 and 2021 Faculty...
July 19, 2021
Changemakers: Women at the University of Toronto and the Struggle for Equity – an online exhibition curated by Museum Studies graduates Bryna Bernstein, Camilo Mejia and Kes...