First place winners of the 2017 Map the System competition were team MediMorph from Simon Fraser University who investigated current problems, solutions, and gaps within solid waste management in Vancouver hospitals.
In 2017, Map the System had 24 higher education institutions across the world, with 13 finalists attending the Global Final in June.
Second place went to University of San Diego team, Simple Seat, Better Lives, who researched landmine survivors and handicapped individuals in Uganda who are marginalised due to their disabilities and lost independence.
Baljeet Sandhu is the founding director of the Migrant & Refugee Children’s Legal Unit (MiCLU), a national legal and policy hub based at Islington Law Centre. She is recognised as one of the UK leads on children’s rights in the field of asylum and immigration law.