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 more. In other words, any kind of data that cannot be quantified, or measured in numerical terms. Qualitative research typically focuses on understanding concepts, perceptions, and experiences. For example, a quantitative study of the Muslim […]

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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 from just a few main sources? Most of the quantitative data we use comes from Statistics Canada and a few large-scale surveys. Each of these sources has provided the data for many high quality studies, […]

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Muslim Organizations Must Base Policy on Research: Here’s Why

Muslim organizations serve a diverse and evolving community. They play an important role in the lives of Muslim Canadians, fulfilling needs not met by non-Muslim organizations and services. As such it is essential that these organizations be responsive to their communities and keep their programs and policies current and relevant. Relevant, original academic research supports […]

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RSS Journal Cover Design Contest Winner

The RSS Journal Board would like to extend congratulations to our cover design contest winner, LAILA AHMED, as well as all of the incredible Muslim artists and graphic designers who produced beautiful designs across the country. Our communities have astounding talent, masha Allah! For more information and to see the winning design when our journal […]

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