Research Centres and Institutes
Osgoode’s centres and institutes bring together specialists in a wide variety of disciplines to advance research and knowledge mobilization on contemporary legal issues.
These hubs attract scholars and fellows from around the world; share relevant research through conferences and publications; and catalyze projects and collaborations across Osgoode and beyond.
Canadian Forum on Civil Justice
A national non-profit organization dedicated to advancing civil justice reform through research and advocacy.
Intellectual Property Law & Technology Program (IP Osgoode)
An independent and authoritative voice exploring legal governance issues at the intersection of intellectual property and technology.
Institute for Feminist Legal Studies
Established in the early 1990s to foster scholarship in feminism and law at Osgoode, the Institute aims to create a “community of interest” for feminist faculty and students at the law school.
Jack & Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security
Studies transnational phenomena and normative issues at the intersections of human rights, crime and security.
Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law
The first Canadian centre established to promote and develop joint business and law scholarship and education.
Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution
An independent centre of innovation and excellence in teaching, research and reform-based practical application – benefiting from Osgoode’s leading dispute resolution faculty, students and alumni.
Other Research Partnerships
The Law Commission of Ontario
Ontario’s leading law reform agency, providing independent, balanced and authoritative advice on complex legal policy issues.
The York Centre for Public Policy and Law
An interdisciplinary research centre seeking innovative solutions in areas ranging from access to justice to public sector accountability.