Past Finalists


Team photo of Map the System 2020 Finalists with logos on blue background

The UWaterloo Map the System team competed at both the Canadian Finals and Global Finals in 2020! Team members Kaitlin Webber, Sam Petrie, and Emma McDougall focused their research on transit-induced gentrification in the Light Rail Train (LRT) Corridor in Waterloo Region.

Read the reflection on the Map the System campus finals.

Learn more about the team's experience as one of the top 6 finalists at the Canadian finals. Watch the team's Canadian Finals video submission. View the Map the System Canada Finalists Showcase (PDF), which features each team's systems map.

Learn more about the Global Finals Showcase. Watch the team's Global Finals video submission.

View the team's completed systems map (PDF) , written submission (PDF) , and bibliography (PDF).


Map the System 2019 Winners presenting their challenge framework at Conrad Grebel in April 2019

The 2019 UWaterloo Map the System campus winners went on to compete at the Canadian Finals at Ryerson University. The team, Stefan Hogg and Nicolas Werschler, focused on the challenge of food insecurity in Northern Ontario. While they did not advance past the Canadian Finals, their experience as the first ever UWaterloo team in Map the System was incredibly valuable and encouraged dozens of student teams to participate in the challenge in 2020.

Learn more about the 2019 campus finals.