Skip to main content

Sharing Your Research Story Workshop Resources


» Download ‘Know, Feel, Do’ Technique Template (.docx)

» Download ‘Hero’s Journey’ Template (.docx)

» Download ‘Pixar Pitch’ Template (.docx)

» JIPE Template - Title Page (.docx)

» JIPE Template - Manuscript Template (.docx)

Humber Office of Research & Innovation and Humber Press links

» Humber's Office of Research & Innovation

Connect with Humber’s Office of Research & Innovation. Learn about Humber’s research areas, Centres of Innovation, the Broadcast-Broadband Convergence (B2C) Lab, current grants, projects, latest news and more!

» Humber Press

Humber Press is based in the Office of Research & Innovation at Humber College. We share knowledge and research through our quarterly magazine SPARK and online journal, Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education (JIPE). We celebrate the research community at Humber and aim to make research accessible through storytelling.

» Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education

JIPE is an open-access journal for peer-reviewed papers that showcase insights from the global polytechnic community. Humber Press encourages researchers to publish their findings with JIPE's global audience.

JIPE resources

» JIPE’s resource page
Ready to write your research paper for JIPE? Download the word templates and access other helpful writing resources from JIPE’s resource page.

» JIPE Submissions Handbook

Visual/image-related resources

The following are resources that show you how to take photos for your research papers to professional headshots to legal and ethical considerations in photography, as well as resources on creating tables, figures and charts.

» How to Take Pictures to Tell the Research In Action Story: Tips on how to present and document your research project (UX Collective)

» How to Take a Slick, Professional Headshot with Your Phone: Snapping that perfect self-portrait on your phone is a skill. Here’s how to do it, according to the experts. (WIRED)

» How to Take Perfect Product Photos with a Smartphone (2023) (Shopify)

» How to Include Pictures in a Research Paper (Avidnote)

» Copyright and privacy in photography (University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, CIPPIC, supported by SSHRC)

Tables, figures and data visualization resources

» Charts and Graphics in Microsoft Word (Microsoft Support)

» Adding chart to a Word document

» Creating a SmartArt graphic from scratch

» How to Produce Compelling Data Visualizations (Charlesworth Author Services

» Tables and figures: APA Style

» Tables and figures: Sample figures

Accessibility related resources

The following are various resources to help you out with diving deeper in making your files accessible.


» Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

» Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

Training on Accessibility

» Accessibility for Digital Content Creators

» WCAG 2.0

Alt-text resources

» How to write alt-text descriptions for image accessibility

» Common alt-text mistakes that hinder image accessibility

» WebAIM’s guidelines on alternative text

» W3’s alt-decision tree for writing alternative text

Accessible Graphs and Tables resources

» Charts & Accessibility, Penn State

Accessibility Tools

» TPGi’s free colour contrast analyser

» Registered Graphic Designer (RGD) Ontario’s Access Ability: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design

Articles and videos

» Real Artists Ship—So Do Real Innovators by Dr. Sharon M. McIntyre

» The Butterfly Effect Challenge 2022

» What is innovation? by Ginger Grant, PhD.

» Scholarship by Ginger Grant PhD. - YouTube


Contact us

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach us at:

If you’d like to have a working session with one of the Humber Press members on the third Wednesday of the month, please email us to let us know. Bring your writing pieces for us to review!

North campus: D224

Lakeshore campus: H Cottage, H206

Sharing Your Research Story Workshop Resources