Future Maker Stories

A Future Maker pushes beyond the walls of the university to make a difference in their communities and province. Future Makers are students, researchers, or university projects, working with partners both inside and outside the university to create a better future for Ontario. Read through the stories below to learn about the various Future Makers at Ontario’s Universities. Search by university, region, topic, or keyword to discovery the Future Makers impacting your community.

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Partnering with communities to address their unique challenges
Researchers develop clinically-validated 3-D printed stethoscope
Studying social inclusion in people with dementia
Building concrete ideas for the future
Connecting students with local cancer researchers
New Western University study aims to eliminate ‘hallway medicine’
Rethinking beauty and gender
Providing deeper insights into intellectual disabilities
Using waste heat to improve energy efficiency
Noblegen Inc. at Trent University
Ryerson University’s Magnet Hub
York University’s Osgoode Venture Capital Clinical Project
Active Communities at Wilfrid Laurier University
York leads research project into the world’s urban women in poverty
Research reveals deficiencies in for-profit seniors’ homes
Ingenious app helps Inuit community cope with climate change
Harriet Tubman Institute hosts digital camps for young inventors
Leading research in equity, inclusivity, and social justice
Industry partnership creates cutting-edge lab for data analytics
Helping Canada understand where AI is taking us
Combatting infectious diseases with Math