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SPARK is a celebration of Humber’s faculty members, researchers, students and the larger community of partners that ignite the spark of research and innovation. SPARK highlights research projects in five main areas: social innovation, sustainable architecture, system integration, UX experience and the Internet of Things (IoT).
From the latest news on North America’s first Broadcast-Broadband Convergence (B2C)  Lab at Humber to new developments in research funding to spotlights on Rock Star Researchers, SPARK features stories of exploration, innovation and collaboration. Through SPARK, we hope to stoke the spark of curiosity in everyone at Humber, one issue at a time.

Magazine Articles

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Researcher’s Corner: Embracing Te Ao Māori to Rebuild a Sustainable Future for Chefs in Aotearoa New Zealand
Researcher's Corner shines the spotlight on research studies that have been published in the Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education (JIPE).
Meshanda Phillips holding a Mature Student Hot Tip for Success, which she curated along with Jacqueline Morgan.
Meshanda Phillips: A Researcher’s Mission To Improve Mature Students’ Experience
In the expansive realm of understanding the experiences of mature and transfer students at Humber College, Meshanda’s research project aspires to be more than a mere examination.
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Getting Started with Creating a Sustainable Values-Driven Organization
"When values are well-defined at every level and in all parts of the organization, work goes on more smoothly and productively because people have a better sense of what it’s all for."
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In Conversation With Audel Cunningham: Exploration of the World of Research Ethics
In this interview, Humber Research Ethics Board (REB) Chair Audel Cunningham shares his vision for REB, explains how the board supports researchers and defines what research ethics mean to him.
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Cultivating Seeds of Sustainability in the Classroom
Humber’s Fashion Management program collaborates with global partner institutions.