Spyra fountain redesign


Humber and Crystal Fountains collaborate to redesign
Spyra fountain system.


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2016 Skills Canada National Competition


Humber students, Theo Willert and Avery Bird, win gold at the

2016 Skills Canada National Competition


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Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition


Peel Region partnership with HumberLaunch supports aspiring entrepreneurs

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Humber helps companies respond to business and innovation challenges


VEBTA 2015-16 projects successfully wrap up.


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Crystal Fountains industrial design competition

Second-year industrial design students participate in

fountain design competition.


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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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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.


Crystal Fountains Inc. wants to make a splash with its latest decorative water system and has turned to Humber for ideas. An international leader in decorative fountains with water systems all over the world, Crystal Fountains has offices in Toronto, the Middle East and in Europe.   “Humber offers us access to talented students as well as access to subject matter expertise through the knowledge of the faculty,...
Avery Bird and Theo Willert have yet to decide just where they’re going to put their gold medal awards from the 2016 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Moncton, but one place where they will be prominently displayed – their resumes.   The SCNC is a national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices across the country. Every year, more than 500 young people come to SCNC to participate in...
The Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition did far more than launch the business ideas of several promising young entrepreneurs. The event revealed the beginnings of a new entrepreneurial landscape for the Western GTA that highlighted the abilities of the Peel Region Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, including HumberLaunch.   The winners of the Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition were announced May 5. Fourteen finalists, chosen...

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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