Winning student team designs Passive House proposal


A multidisciplinary team of students worked with the School of Applied Technology

to develop their winning Passive House design


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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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New Cultivate Fund announcement and call for proposals

Applications are now being accepted until Tuesday, October 11. 


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Ministers announce funding for Centre of Technology and Innovation


Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan and Ontario Minister of Advanced Education and

Skill Development announce Humber will receive funding for sustainability and innovation projects.


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416 Automation works with Humber to create the SeatBOT


Electromechanical Engineering Technology students collaborate with
416 Automation Inc. to create an automated tester robot. 


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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.


In December 2015, six student teams designed conceptual schemes for the Passive House: Research Partnership Forum held at Humber, and a winning team was chosen. In Winter 2016, faculty member Elizabeth Fenuta and the winning team of students partnered with Andrew Peel, Certified Passive House Consultant, and Sheena Sharp, Licensed Architect and former President of the Ontario Association of Architects, in order to further develop the...
On August 30, 2016, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and the Honourable Deb Matthews, Ontario Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, visited Humber to deliver news that will help young minds acquire the education they need to build a strong future. It was announced that Humber will receive $24.98-million - a large part of which would be used to create the Centre for Technology and Innovation so that...
For students, it’s an exciting and inspiring opportunity to get out of the classroom and put their skills to work on a project that impacts an industry. Through a collaboration with industry partner 416 Automation Inc., Electromechanical Engineering Technology students Theodor Willert and Joshua Donnelly-Robertson took on an innovative project that let them do just that.   Willert and Donnelly-Robertson worked with...

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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