Research Matters

Research Matters is a public outreach initiative that explores how Ontario university research affects everyday life, and improves the ways people live, work and play.

Research Matters is a collaborative project among Ontario’s 21 publicly assisted universities to build new bridges between university researchers and the broader public. It is a multi-platform endeavour that involves 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.

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Game-Changing Research
Come take a peek at game-changing research from Ontario’s universities over the past 100 years. This is your chance to learn more about 50 home-grown university research breakthroughs.
Stay Curious
The Research Matters Curiosity Shop is a way for anyone to ask questions of the tens of thousands of expert researchers from Ontario’s 21 universities.
Blog and Newsletter
Ryerson was named Canada’s first Changemaker Campus by Ashoka, a global leader in social innovation, recognizing the work of students and faculty in leading change and bringing social innovation to life.
Research Matters Blog
Protecting Canada’s waters

When it comes to fish, not much has changed for Dr. Michael Fox. The Trent University ecology professor has always been fascinated by them from watching his childhood pets for …

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