Research

Redeemer University faculty members conduct cutting-edge research and creative work in the natural sciences, arts, humanities and social sciences. Our specialty is innovative ideas that serve the Kingdom of God and promote the common good.

Cutting-Edge Research and Creative Work

Redeemer offers strong degree pathways in a variety of majors and streams. Along with our Core curriculum, Redeemer’s degree programs give you a broad, cross-functional set of knowledge and skills, challenging you to develop a Kingdom-vision, wherever you are called.

Why Christian Research?
Quick facts
33%
of full-time faculty’s time is spent on research, attracting top professors to Redeemer
100+
students took part in collaborative research with faculty members last year
23
programs include a research component as part of the curriculum
122
articles, books, papers, or publications written or contributed to in the past year
97
employees hired after graduation that had research experience
Get to know the centre

The Redeemer Centre for Christian Scholarship (CCS) builds outstanding Christian research and thought and connects it to the questions our neighbours are asking.

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Research Stories

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Redeemer Partners with McMaster on COVID-19 Wastewater Testing

Wastewater testing for the virus will provide useful information from Redeemer's campus, which is currently open to students, staff and faculty, but not the general...

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Terror and Truth in Judges

In his new commentary on the book of Judges, associate professor of religion and theology Dr. David Beldman explains why this violent, often misunderstood section of the...

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Transformative Care in the Classroom

Dr. Sean Schat, assistant professor of education, advocates the necessity of educational care for students and teachers alike.

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In Pursuit of a More Sustainable Campus

As the Redeemer community grows, the environmental science program explores sustainable options for future buildings on campus.

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Scholarships, Sketches and Shaw

With help from a prestigious scholarship, associate professor of theatre arts Dr. Sharon Klassen delves into the world of turn-of-the-century playwright George Bernard...

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A Forgotten Masterpiece

Translators, including visiting scholar Dr. Jessica Joustra, are bringing theologian Herman Bavinck’s forgotten manuscript to English audiences for the first time.

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Finding the Sacred in the Secular

Dr. Timothy Epp's research sheds light on the divide between sacred and secular music by exploring the spiritual content in mainstream music.

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Confidence Through the Case Method

Redeemer business professors Laurie Busuttil and Susan Van Weelden make their mark on the North American business landscape with best-selling course materials.

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Learning a New Literacy

Dr. Christina Belcher, Professor and Chair of the Department of Education, provides an update on her research and exploration of visual literacy with Redeemer's B.Ed....

Contact the centre

The Centre for Christian Scholarship

research@redeemer.ca

P: 905-648-2131 ext. 4492

F: 905-648-2134

Dr. Kevin Vander Meulen

Director of Research

Nicole Benbow

Research Officer

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