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A musical approach to wellness
New media graduate Aaron Labbé created LUCID, an immersive sensory experience meant to help users reach a therapeutic state.
Pinpointing solutions through geographic analysis
Selasi Dorkenoo used her ability to analyze and interpret data to improve processes where she was interning.
Community inclusion for social change
Nicole Ineese-Nash is determined to make policies more sensitive to different cultures, by recognizing Indigenous knowledge within academic institutions.
Connecting communities through soccer
Entrepreneurship & strategy student Seokhoon Jun uses the world’s love of soccer to unite new Canadians.
Empowering women in STEM
Deborah Mepaiyeda wants to make the industries of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) a more compelling option for women everywhere.
A partnership that saves lives
Biomedical engineering students Saad Ahmed and Samara Seepersad saw an opportunity to impact the lives of neurovascular patients at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Inspiring entrepreneurship in Peru
A remote village in Peru benefits from a food business that undergraduate students in the Marketing Management program helped develop.
Changemakers create impact in India
A group of Ryerson undergraduate students from the Faculty of Community Services travelled to rural India to research ways to improve local healthcare.
Students compete for best Mars rover design
Ryerson students head to Utah to demonstrate their robotic vehicle for potential use by astronauts visiting Mars.
Entrepreneurship meets accessibility
Master of Digital Media graduate Maayan Ziv developed a groundbreaking mobile application that uses crowdsourced information to pinpoint the accessibility status of various city locations on an interactive map of the world.
State-of-the-art research labs meet multidisciplinary collaboration
At Ryerson's new biomedical research lab in Toronto's celebrated MaRS Discovery District, undergraduate Farah Choudhary researches improvements to the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Student fieldwork for watershed solutions
A team of Ryerson students in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies work on a large research project to generate strategies to minimize the negative environmental impacts of road salt.
DNA model meets world record
DNA may be microscopic, but a team of Ryerson Faculty of Science students decided to make it massive, building a DNA model measuring 43.5 metres in length (142 ft, 8.4 in) and breaking a Guinness World Record.
Hyperloop innovation meets 970 km/h
Ryerson’s International Hyperloop Team (RIHT) continues to impress with its deployable wheel system for Hyperloop pods — a new high-speed ground transportation system.
Bone meets 3D printing
PhD graduate Samin Eftekhari developed and patented an absorbable, 3D-printed material that mimics bone and has the potential to revolutionize bone graft surgeries.
Design meets dream project
Commissioned by Amsterdam-based Frame magazine, Interior Design student Eleanor Ching-yee Kuan led a team of students in the creation and installation of an environmentally-conscious tradeshow booth.
Mentor support meets graduate student success
Vanier Graduate Scholar Eno Hysi works with award-winning physics professor Michael Kolios to investigate the uses of photoacoustic imaging in the monitoring of cancer treatment.
Media entrepreneur meets musical talent
Media production student Beatrice Hanley launched Canada’s Talent, a youth oriented e-magazine featuring Canadian music and entertainment news.
Social technology meets design activism
Professor Jason Nolan researches custom adaptations of social technology to help children with disabilities engage with the people and spaces around them.
Community building meets global impact
With the support of Ryerson's SocialVentures Zone, Arts and Contemporary Studies alumna Christina Tachtampa developed a project to help students prepare for international experiences.
Research collaborations meet new energy approaches
Molecular Science master's student Jennifer Huynh works with leading researchers on solar panels that can take the place of windows and gather energy to power buildings.
Inspired research meets sustainable results
Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Bala Venkatesh partnered with energy companies to test a giant battery system that can store electricity.
Real-world experience meets post-grad opportunity
A unique mix of academics and industry experience led Global Management Studies alumna Maria Poonawala to a position with Ernst and Young’s technology consulting practice.
Creative freedom meets community action
An entrance scholarship to Ryerson's Photography Studies program paved the path for alumnus Che Kothari to co-found a non-profit organization supporting youth in the arts.
Interdisciplinary research meets communication breakthroughs
Faculty of Arts professors and a team of students have created Nao, a sociable robot to research speech patterns of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Roughage meets rooftop
Ryerson Urban Farm operates productive growing spaces across the Ryerson University campus, including the Andrew and Valerie Pringle Environmental Green Roof at the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre.
Laneways meet new life
Master's of Urban Development graduate Ariana Cancelli has tapped the social, economic and environmental potential of transforming urban alleyways into accessible green spaces.