Applied Research Projects
ARI projects involve research activities across a wide range of sectors including Aviation, Animation, Applied Health and Life Sciences, and Information and Communications Technology.
Many of these projects are funded by federal and provincial agencies including the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) as well as contributions from industry and community partners.
Applied Research Fund Recipients Honoured
Congratulations to the Fall 2016 Applied Research Fund (ARF) recipients! This years recipients (from left to right) included:
1. Sabine Weber investigating "Changing Consumer Behavior to Fashion Consumption and Disposal Through Education"
2. Shannon Blake investigating "An Exploration of the Effects of Community Arts on Street-involved Adults"
3. Samky Mak investigating "Measuring the Impact of Financial Cybercrime on Canadians"
4. Frank Merante investigating "Human Sweat Metabolomics and Mitochondrial Performance Augmentation by Organic Acid Supplementation – Investigation of Athletic Improvement by Mitronite, a Natural Health Product Organic Acid and Antioxidant Combination"
5. Jo Gomes investigating "Experiences of the LGBTTGNCQ Homeless Youth in York Region"
App takes pilot training to new heights
Students from the School of Information and Communications Technology and School of Aviation worked closely with NAV CANADA to produce a proof-of-concept VFR Phraseology Training Tool...more
Coding tool turns web users into creators
Within the School of Information and Communications Technology is Seneca's Centre for Development of Open Technology (CDOT). One of their most recent projects is with Mozilla on the web content creation tool Thimble...more
Dogs prove great reading buddies
Students from the School of Early Childhood Development partnered with the Hospital for Sick Children to research the use of therapy dogs for a specialized reading program...more
Lasers pave the way in fashion innovation
Seneca's School of Fashion collaborated with Trotec Laser Canada Inc. to explore applications for laser etching in fashion apparel and accessories production...more
Quick Facts (FY15-16)
90 - Total Number of ARI Activities (Applied Research Projects, Activities, Seminars)
40 - Funded Applied Research Projects
61 - Industry/Community Partners engaged in projects
34 - Faculty engaged in projects
87 - Students engaged in projects
$1,604,702 Research monies from federal, provincial, and other grant agencies