Entrepreneur Showcase at Polytechnics Canada


Humber celebrated polytechnic education and innovation with student

and alumni entrepreneurs at the Polytechnics Canada Annual Conference.


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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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2016-2017 VEBTA program now open

Applications for the Voucher for E-Business and Technology Adoption Program

are currently being accepted


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The Business School and PlanPlus collaborate on risk profiling research project

Associate Dean Paul Griffin and Commerce student Rebecca Clement

share their applied research experience


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Humber and BreqLabs create innovative smart glove prototype

Industrial Design students and faculty members have designed

an ExoGlove prototype with BreqLabs Inc.  


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The Applied Research & Innovation annual report is online

See the new digital format of the 2014-2015 annual report 

created by Humber students


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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 Polytechnics Canada Annual Conference made its home at Humber College on Thursday May 12 and Friday May 13, inviting members and those enthusiastic about research and polytechnic education to listen to guest speakers and attend workshops.   On the first day of the conference, an Entrepreneur Showcase was held in the LRC concourse. Student and alumni entrepreneurs from various colleges represented the innovations they passionately...
Joanna Marra learned first-hand about the powerful connection between the yoga mat and the mind, thanks to an applied research project. Marra graduated from Humber’s post-graduate Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management (ESLM) program in 2015, building on her degree in medical sciences from Brock University. Last spring, she was hired as a Research Assistant to coordinate an exciting study evaluating the impact of yoga on...
School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism's Kristina Lisk, a faculty member in the Massage Therapy program, was recently accepted to present some of her PhD research at the upcoming International Association of Medical Education (AMEE) conference this August in Spain. This research explored the effects of self-explanation on cognitive integration of basic and clinical sciences in novice learners and involved Humber/Guelph-Humber...

Project Archive

Abstract: Humber has developed a free drop-in centre to provide math support and assisted more than 8,000 students in the Fall 2013 semester. The objective of this study was to quantitatively and qualitatively assess the current learner-support model used by...
Researcher: Cameron Redsell-Montgomerie, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Project Completion Date: June 19, 2015
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

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