Applied Research & Innovation funding applications are now online

DAIR applications are available now.  SIRF and RIF applications

will be available on August 31, 2015.


Learn more: DAIR, SIRF, RIF

Humber staff receive NSERC Engage grant to support research with Chrysalis Yoga  

Laura Keating and Joseph Gibbons have been awarded NSERC 

funding to investigate the mental health benefits of yoga


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Humber faculty and students release AppSeed in the iTunes store

Multimedia Design and Development students work with AppSeed

to create an app that facilitates app prototyping


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Applied Research & Innovation has a new LinkedIn group

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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.


Applied Research & Innovation is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 funding recipients! Andrew Ainsworth School of Media Studies & Information Technology talkabit App Development Andrew, in collaboration with a team of students and other faculty members from the School of Media Studies and Information Technology, will work to develop an iOS beta version of his talkabit app, and engage in user testing of the new version....
Applied Research & Innovation is pleased to announce new partnerships with industry partner Chrysalis Yoga in Burlington and researchers at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University. Research facilitator Laura Keating and School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism professor Joseph Gibbons have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to evaluate the mental and...
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) has announced the 2015-16 Call for Proposals for the Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF).   The purpose of OHCRIF is to support research and innovation projects that identify better ways to help people prepare for, return to or keep employment and become productive participants in the labour force. OHCRIF is funded through the Canada-Ontario Labour...

Project Archive

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
Abstract: This research study answered the question, “What competencies and abilities specific to the areas of business, technology and media are required by today’s contemporary musicians in order to have a successful professional career?” The rationale for...
Researcher: Andrew Scott, School of Creative & Performing Arts
Project Completion Date: May 30, 2014

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