- Carleton Centre for Community Innovation
The Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (3ci) is a university research centre based at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Through research, education and program management, 3ci investigates, strengthens and disseminates innovation in sustainable community-based economic development, and local governance, responsible investment, philanthropic and non profit leadership, social finance, and community/university engagement. learn more
- Carleton Sustainable Energy Research Centre
The mission of the Carleton Sustainable Energy Research Centre is to advance the transition to a more sustainable energy future for Canada.
- Support and generate world class research into the engineering and policy dimensions of achieving sustainable energy;
- Equip the professionals, government officials, and students with a profound understanding of the scientific, technical and social dimensions of energy issues, the policy and engineering options to address them, and ways to develop and implement practical solutions;
- Advance the design and deployment of clean energy solutions for particular applications which address environmental issues and advance economic and social development locally, nationally and globally, in a complementary fashion which combines technology and policy aspects;
- Broaden public understanding and dialogue, and improving societal decision-making, to achieve sustainable energy; and,
- Work with organizations with parallel interests through partnerships and joint initiatives.
- Centre for Governance and Public Management
The Centre for Governance and Public Management(CGPM) at Carleton University focuses on political and administrative reform projects in the developing world, post-communist societies and post-conflict regimes. Building on the expertise located in the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) and the Faculty of Public Affairs (FPA) at Carleton University, CGPM’s overarching, long-term goal is to be recognized nationally and internationally as a leading Canadian centre of expertise on public sector and public management reform in transitional and developing countries. To achieve this goal, CGPM’s activities will concentrate on three key areas: public administration/management, public sector leadership, and policy development and implementation.
- Centre for Urban Research and Education (CURE)
CURE provides research capacity, education, training and consultancy expertise to better inform urban policy decisions.
We carry out collaborative research on a range of urban issues including, governance, citizen engagement, public spending on infrastructure and capacity building to support social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
Areas of expertise
- Housing and Municipal infrastructure
- Urban settlement, immigration and inequality
- Governance, urban sustainability, land use planning and design
- Citizen Engagement and local democracy
- Global studies and comparative research
- Build a network of local, national, and international researchers and practitioners interested in urban and municipal issues.
- Conduct and facilitate collaborative research that addresses urban priorities and issues.
- Provide opportunities for sharing research, knowledge, resources and information among organizations, communities and students interested in urban and municipal issues.
- Regulatory Governance Initiative
The Regulatory Governance Initiative (RGI), established in 2007, is an education and cross-sectoral research hub headquartered at Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA). The Initiative is intended to have a direct impact on enhancing the effectiveness of regulations (in the narrow sense of “delegated law”) as well as other instruments used by governments and companies to achieve regulatory goals. “Regulation”, thus, is interpreted by us in the broadest sense. We focus on governance and management issues, be they at the macro-level — such as regulatory policy and instrument choice — or at the micro-level — such as risk management issues at the interface of science and policy and workplace issues.
- Transportation Policy and Innovation Centre
The Transportation Policy and Innovation Centre (TPIC) was named a Carleton University Research Centre in May of 2016. TPIC runs as a centre of excellence in public policy with 4 concentrations, all under the umbrella of innovation:
- Trade and economic development
- Urban transportation and infrastructure
- Governance, with a focus on regulatory