Welcome to the Curiosity Shop

What are you curious about? We want to know!

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. Share your question here, or check the calendar to see if our pop-up Curiosity Shop is coming to a city near you any time soon. Anything goes: science, art, business, self-help, spirituality, romance. If you’re curious about something, we want to hear about it.

Stories from the Curiosity Shop

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The Curious Crew: A Summer on the Road with Research Matters

June 21, 2014

What are the questions that drive and compel you? What do you debate in the car or talk about at the kitchen table? Research Matters wants to know!   Simon, Badri, and I are travelling to different events all summer in the Curiosity Cruiser  — our name for the van you see in the picture above. It's a pop-up version of the Curiosity Shop that has been travelling around the province since February. Read more »

Curiosity Cruiser’s First Stop: The Hamilton Farmers’ Market

June 4, 2014

Food, flowers, and fun; we found all three yesterday at the Hamilton Farmers' Market! We at the Curiosity Cruiser brought some of that fun ourselves as we unveiled the pop-up tent and curious objects on the road for the first time.  Read more »

Curiosity Cruiser visits Orangeville

June 12, 2014

We were looking forward to tapping our feet to some great music over the weekend as the Curiosity Cruiser drove up Highway 10 and entered Orangeville. Read more »
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Upcoming Events

The Curiosity Shop at OCE Discovery

April 27, 2015 - April 28, 2015

The Curiosity Shop and Research Matters will be at OCE Discovery April 27-28 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto. Stop by to learn more about the impacts of Ontario university research! The show floor opens at 3:30 p.m. and closes at 7:30 p.m. on April 27. The show floor opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. on April 28. See more at: http://www.ocediscovery.com/where-when/faq#sthash.esF2qJHC.dpuf   View event »

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