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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Growing fresh produce in Canada’s northern communities
Student entrepreneur supports local farms
Advancing winter urban agriculture through innovative greenhouse design
Virus resistance in plants holds promise for agricultural crops
From the farm to fork
Converting waste water into hydrogen for farming and agriculture
Addressing food sustainability in the North
Revolutionizing agriculture, one tomato at a time
Changing the way we search for antibiotics with a $200, 3D-printed box
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