• Filling the research gaps on Muslims in Canada through outreach, advocacy, and collaboration.

Since 2018, I-RSS has  provided policy analyses and recommendations based on original research to Muslim organizations and governments across Canada.

Our Latest Publications

Our latest publications include the following articles:

  • Muslim Organizations in Canada Policy Paper:  Recommendations for Canadian Muslim Organizations Based on  a Composite Picture Study by Fatima Chakroun (2022)

  • Trends and Themes in the Study of Muslims in Canada: A Composite Picture of a Diverse Set of Communities (Literature Review) by Nakita Valerio (2022)

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From the I-RSS Blog

New Publications from I-RSS: Muslim Organizations Policy Report and Literature Review on Canadian Muslim Themes

New Publications from I-RSS: Muslim Organizations Policy Report and Literature Review on Canadian Muslim Themes

I-RSS is pleased to announce two new publications on our website, each of which are part of larger research studies…

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RSS Journal Call for Papers Extended to September 15, 2022

RSS Journal Call for Papers Extended to September 15, 2022

The call for papers deadline for the RSS Journal edition on the topic of "Navigating Place as Muslims in Canada"…

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Why Qualitative Research Matters to Policy

Why Qualitative Research Matters to Policy

Qualitative research is research that relies on data sources such as interviews, questionnaires, observation, text or image documents, artifacts and…

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The future of quantitative research on Muslims in Canada?

The future of quantitative research on Muslims in Canada?

Did you know that much of the statistical data on Muslims in Canada that researchers have to work with comes…

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Introducing the Religious & Socio-Political Studies Journal

Introducing the Religious & Socio-Political Studies Journal

I-RSS is excited to launch the first issue of the Religious & Socio-political Studies Journal this summer. This interdisciplinary, academic…

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I-RSS Internship Program: Fostering Leadership Through Arts and Social Sciences Research

I-RSS Internship Program: Fostering Leadership Through Arts and Social Sciences Research

The I-RSS internship program fosters the next generation of social science and humanities researchers, advocates and policy leaders. The program…

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Commemorating June 6th – I-RSS Supports London Youth Education Initiatives

Commemorating June 6th – I-RSS Supports London Youth Education Initiatives

Last month, I-RSS was approached to provide consultation and editing support to the Youth Coalition Combating Islamophobia (YCCI) in their…

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How to hire I-RSS to do research for your organization

How to hire I-RSS to do research for your organization

I-RSS conducts research for all kinds of organizations serving Muslim communities. Whether there is a specific question that needs an…

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Upcoming Publications

Traditional Islamic Scholarship on Family and Kinship Ties –  A Meta-Analysis (forthcoming, 2022)

Inaugural Edition of the Religious and Socio-Political Studies Journal (RSSJ): Muslims and Multiculturalism in Canada (forthcoming, summer 2022)

Anthology of Muslim Histories, Community Developments, and  Contributions Across Canada (forthcoming, 2023)

Approaches to Disrupting Islamophobia in Canada (forthcoming, 2023)

The Role of Islam in Western Muslim Family and Kinship Conceptualizations (forthcoming, 2023)

European Approaches to Islamophobia are Inadequate: Lessons for Canadians Combatting Anti-Muslim Hatred and Racism (forthcoming, 2022)

Examining Primary Challenges Facing Muslim Youth in Canada: Crisis of Identity and Its Detrimental Outcomes (forthcoming, 2023) 

Examining Pathways of Resilience for Muslim Youth in Canada: Youth-Driven Solutions and Belonging in Canadian Muslim Communities (forthcoming, 2023) 

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