New Cultivate Fund announcement and call for proposals

Applications are now being accepted until Friday, April 22nd. 


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Humber and Crystal Fountains redesign Spyra fountain system

The redesigned Spyra is set to hit the market in 2017.


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ARI Winter 2016 funding announcement

Applied Research & Innovation is pleased to announce the

Winter 2016 funding recipients!


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Humber and BreqLabs create innovative smart glove prototype

Industrial Design students and faculty members have designed

an ExoGlove prototype with BreqLabs Inc.  


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The Applied Research & Innovation annual report is online

See the new digital format of the 2014-2015 annual report 

created by Humber students


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Applied Research & Innovation supports collaboration, applied research, and innovation at Humber and in the community.

With opportunities to work with industry partners, community organizations, and faculty members, Humber students complement their education with real-world experiences.

Applied research activities enable faculty members to make active contributions to their area of expertise and provide enriched learning experiences for their students.

Industry and community partners work with highly qualified faculty members and enthusiastic students on applied research projects that help advance partner goals and objectives.


Building on an earlier collaboration investigating the feasibility of underwater radio frequency communications, Humber has tackled a new project with Crystal Fountains. Faculty member Hassan Hassan and Mechanical Engineering students Michael Domenichiello, Arham Khan, and Jacob Pranger worked with Crystal Fountains to redesign Spyra, a fountain system that allows water sequencing on multiple planes. The students designed and developed two...
Applied Research & Innovation is pleased to announce the Winter 2016 funding recipients! Colin Flint | School of Media Studies & Information Technology Advertising Internship Research: Phase I Internships and work placements are central to the advertising industry and to academic institutions, but they are coming under scrutiny in terms of how interns are used.  Colin and his students, in partnership with the Institute...
This month Humber held the Passive House: Research Partnership Forum, promoting applied research partnerships that support Passive House design and energy-efficient construction practices in Canada. The event featured an exhibition of student Passive House design projects and included guest speakers from NSERC, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, and Peel Passive House Consulting.   Architectural Technology professor Elizabeth...

Project Archive

Abstract: Humber has developed a free drop-in centre to provide math support and assisted more than 8,000 students in the Fall 2013 semester. The objective of this study was to quantitatively and qualitatively assess the current learner-support model used by...
Researcher: Cameron Redsell-Montgomerie, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Project Completion Date: June 19, 2015
Abstract: This project was a study of youth engagement, which involves youth leadership and decision-making in programs and organizations, and positive youth development. Youth may be engaged in organizations through youth councils, advocacy projects, peer...
Researcher: Heather Ramey, School of Social & Community Services
Project Completion Date: August 18, 2014
Abstract: Small to medium-sized business (SMB) owners and entrepreneurs have atypical schedules and lifestyles, as their daily activities are primarily focused on the growth and maintenance of their businesses. When they seek business-related insight or...
Researcher: Bernie Monette, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: July 30, 2014

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