Call for Papers


The Canadian Journal of Students' Applied Research (CJSAR)

in collaboration with Humber Press is inviting submissions for

publication in the 2018 edition.


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New Cultivate Fund announcement and call for proposals

Applications are now being accepted until Monday, February 6. 


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Humber hosts first Brand-a-thon


Applied Research & Innovation collaborates with Humber's AdCentre, as well as students

and faculty to harness diversity and re-imagine health and wellness.


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Controlling Phragmites australis in the Humber Arboretum

Humber faculty member from School of Applied Technology and Landscape Technician

student collaborate with Humber Arboretum to control invasive plant species.


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The Applied Research & Innovation annual report is online

See the digital format of our 2015-2016 annual report 

created by Humber students at the link below


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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.


  The Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Students’ Applied Research (CJSAR) in collaboration with Humber Press would like to invite submissions for publication in the 2018 edition.   The CJSAR is an online, open-access journal dedicated to publishing the very best original, applied research produced by students enrolled in Canadian colleges, institutes of technologies and polytechnics.  We are committed...
Over forty Humber students from a range of programs came together on November 19th at the G Building on Lakeshore campus for Humber’s first Brand-a-thon event. The event was organized through Project X with the support of Applied Research & Innovation and the School of Media Studies’ AdCentre, an on-campus advertising agency.   The theme of Humber’s first Brand-a-thon was ‘Hacking Wellbeing,’ the goal...
Esys Automation comes to Humber once a year to recruit Electromechanical Engineering students for their Michigan-based company. They recognize that students are faced with many challenges – especially financial challenges – so the company has created a bursary called the “Esys Excellence Awards” to support these students.   Ten students that satisfy the criteria of their application will win a bursary and a...

Project Archive

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: Humber Information Technology Solutions students worked with Livera Sports Inc. to build a proof-of-concept fantasy cricket web platform, Cricket Hero. Cricket Hero will be a unique and innovative website that allows players to play year-round...
Researcher: Razieh Niazi, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: April 16, 2016
Abstract: Faculty members Hillary Rexe and Anne Zbitnew worked with a group of students from the Media Foundation program to determine how best to make video content in their courses universally inclusive and accessible. Two workshops, which were created and...
Researcher: Hillary Rexe, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: April 16, 2016

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