Spyra fountain redesign


Humber and Crystal Fountains collaborate to redesign
Spyra fountain system.


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2016 Skills Canada National Competition


Humber students, Theo Willert and Avery Bird, win gold at the

2016 Skills Canada National Competition


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Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition


Peel Region partnership with HumberLaunch supports aspiring entrepreneurs

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Humber helps companies respond to business and innovation challenges


VEBTA 2015-16 projects successfully wrap up.


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Crystal Fountains industrial design competition

Second-year industrial design students participate in

fountain design competition.


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Chrysalis Yoga and Humber collaborate on study of the benefits of yoga

ESLM graduate Joanna Marra recently completed her role as a research assistant

evaluating the physical and mental health benefits of yoga


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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.


Crystal Fountains Inc. wants to make a splash with its latest decorative water system and has turned to Humber for ideas. An international leader in decorative fountains with water systems all over the world, Crystal Fountains has offices in Toronto, the Middle East and in Europe.   “Humber offers us access to talented students as well as access to subject matter expertise through the knowledge of the faculty,...
Avery Bird and Theo Willert have yet to decide just where they’re going to put their gold medal awards from the 2016 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Moncton, but one place where they will be prominently displayed – their resumes.   The SCNC is a national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices across the country. Every year, more than 500 young people come to SCNC to participate in...
The Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition did far more than launch the business ideas of several promising young entrepreneurs. The event revealed the beginnings of a new entrepreneurial landscape for the Western GTA that highlighted the abilities of the Peel Region Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, including HumberLaunch.   The winners of the Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition were announced May 5. Fourteen finalists, chosen...

Project Archive

Abstract: Ryan Snider and seven students traveled to Uganda to conduct field research on the motivations of international eco-tourists who trek through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in search of one of the world's two remaining populations of mountain...
Researcher: Ryan Snider, School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism
Project Completion Date: December 1, 2016
Abstract: Working with Humber students and faculty, RHSP Consulting is developing a workforce-planning application called EasyFTE to service the telecom/contact centre industry, targeting business planners, analysts, and managers. EasyFTE will provide a cost...
Researcher: Nithyakalyani Thayananthan, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: April 16, 2016
Abstract: Building on a pilot study conducted last year, a team of students worked with faculty member Naveen Joshi to analyze the ways that students use online social networks to meet their academic goals. The research team conducted a series of semi-...
Researcher: Naveen Joshi, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Project Completion Date: April 16, 2016

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