Research Matters

Research Matters is a collaborative project among Ontario’s 21 publicly-funded universities that has been created to build bridges between university researchers and the broader public.

Research Matters

Research Matters includes a website and blog, social media, and public events – all designed to give Ontarians unprecedented access to the wealth of ideas and innovations happening at Ontario universities.

In laboratories, libraries, offices, and archives across the province, thousands of talented university researchers are quietly changing the world. Occasionally, one will make headlines with a major breakthrough. Often, though, university researchers work behind the scenes, steadily progressing toward ambitious new ideas – ideas that improve public policies and private practice; advance technology; foster a healthier, happier, more prosperous society; build communities; and generally make life more interesting.

Stay curious and learn how Ontario university research impacts you where you live, work, and play at


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