Demystifying Innovation: Research & Innovation podcast out now!

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Introducing a new podcast from the Office of Research & Innovation, Demystifying Innovation! Every week, our host Nathan Whitlock will talk to academic leaders about the setbacks, challenges, obstacles, and mistakes they have faced in their careers, and the important lessons they’ve drawn from those moments.

In our first episode, we sit down with Frank Cappadocia, Humber’s Dean of Continuous Professional Learning. What did Frank do when a student brought up a major flaw in his student orientation plan at York University? How did he innovate to improve student engagement? Tune in to find out!

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SPARK: Humber’s Research & Innovation Quarterly out now!

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The Humber Press invites you to read the inaugural issue of SPARK: Humber’s Research & Innovation Quarterly.

SPARK answers the question: How can we capture not only the breadth of the incredible research we do here at Humber but also the feeling of discovering the perfect research area to explore?

Issue 1 of SPARK is devoted to our rock star researchers, students, and industry partners. It highlights the value of conducting research at Humber, a STEAMS-based education, impactful COVID-19 research projects, and offers tips on how to craft powerful data stories from data.

Read the full experience: SPARK: Humber’s Research & Innovation Quarterly.

If you have an applied or SoTL research story you’d like to share with the Humber community, let us know!

JIPE call for papers: Beyond COVID

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How can polytechnic institutions harness their unique value to address the multidimensional challenges brought about by COVID-19?   Expressions of interest are invited for the JIPE Special Issue: Beyond COVID. Please see the official call for papers for more information.

*Extended* expression of interest deadline is September 24th, 2021.
Approved proposals will be notified by September 30th, 2021.
Paper submissions will be due October 30th, 2021.

JIPE Special Issue: Innovation in Micro-Certification (Vol 3, Issue 1) now published!

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The editorial team is pleased to announce the release of the Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education‘s special issue on Innovation in Micro-Certification (vol 3, issue 1)!

This issue includes contributions from Canada and the United Kindgom, and provides insights not only into how microcredentials can support reskilling and workforce development, but also on pathways between traditional credentials and life-long learning.

We hope you find these papers informative and inspiring, and look forward to receiving submissions for our next special issue on Beyond COVID.

Read the full issue of Innovation in Micro-Certification.