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Humber and Martino Contractors develop an automated furnace system

George Livanos and Applied Technology students

have developed the MB Furnace Minder


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Congratulations to faculty member Odin Cappello

Odin Cappello has received support

from OCE for his upcoming project 

with partner BreqLabs, Inc.


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​Humber 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.


Georges Livanos, faculty member in Humber’s School of Applied Technology, has partnered with Toronto-based company Martino Contractors to develop a new device to help homeowners comply with regular maintenance of their furnaces.   With support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Electronics Engineering Technology student Vlad Porcila was hired as the project’s lead and collaborated with...
Humber Arboretum receives a Weston Family Parks Challenge grant to preserve habitat and build an outdoor classroom at Colonel Sam Smith Park. Check out the full story in the Humber Communique.
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is accepting proposals under its Research Awards program with a deadline of April 30, 2015.  Up to $10,000 is available and grant notifications will be made by the end of May with the expectation that the research will be completed by December 31, 2015.    The Foundation supports the highest quality research in fundraising, philanthropy and the fundraising profession.  The...

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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