The IGNITE Fund
Providing support for GBC employees engaged in
original research and innovation activities.
The IGNITE Fund
DEADLINE: Oct 13, 2020 (by 8AM)
We are launching the second of three calls for proposals for the Ignite Fund (2020-2021). The Ignite Fund will provide support for GBC employees engaged in original research and innovation activities.
A copy of the application form and guidelines are below to download.
Upcoming Deadline: Oct 13, 2020 (for projects starting in September 2020)
If you are unable to meet the deadline for IGNITE proposals, the full round of IGNITE proposals is below:
|February 10th, 2020||for projects starting in May 2020|
|DEADLINE: Apr 13, 2020||for projects starting in September 2020|
|DEADLINE: Oct 13, 2020||for projects starting in January 2021|
We look forward to continuing to support faculty research here at Research & Innovation at GBC.
If you have any questions, contact Eva Aboagye, Program Manager.
Applied Research Fund (ARF) Results
The George Brown College Applied Research Fund (ARF) was developed to build collaborative research and innovation capacity within George Brown staff. The Office of Research & Innovation is pleased to record successful Collaborative Applied Research Fund and Teaching and Learning Research Fund applicants.
See below to learn more about funded projects. Congratulations to all those who received funding!
|Howard Gerhard||A field trip to the 14th Century Silk Road: Using an Augmented Reality game in a hybrid course to promote engagement and support learning|
|Md. Saffiuddin||Carbon Microfiber – Reinforced Self – Consolidating Concrete Including Portland Limestone Cement and Silica Fume|
|Jawad Butt, Leo Salemi & Przyemyslaw Pawluk||GIS based mobile navigation app for visitors to GBC Casa Loma Campus|
|Pietro Ferrari||Virtual Reconstruction of Lost Architectural Heritage in Abruzzo, Italy, utilizing 3D Laser Scanning & Augmented Reality|
|Nelia Teixeira||Blockchain Development – Laws and Regulations|
|Palmina Ioannone||Evaluation of an Online Parental and Parenting program|
|Richard Almonte, Heather McAfee & Ted Snell||Gauging the Effectiveness of “Successful Social Relations” as a Soft Skills Intervention|
|Anne Song and Sarika Narinesingh||
Building Students’ Intellectual Humility through Learner-Generated Podcasts
|Exploring the Relationship Between Experiential Education and Student and Graduate Outcomes|
|Gordon Wang||Longitudinal Study of Flipped Classroom for Business Education|
|John Caffery||Hall of Justice: 2SLGBTQ Activism – Building Capacity with Students|
|Sharon Booy and Bashir Munye||Global Medic|
|Gary Hoyer||Developing a Learning Simulation for a Capstone Course in Revenue Management for the GBC – H133 Program and Measuring the Outcomes|
|Elaine Winick||Mentoring, Leadership and Quality: Linkages and Impacts: Phase 1|
|Elena Chudaeva||Blended Learning for College Elective Courses: Successes and challenges|
|Eva Huang & Karen Sinotte||An exploration of mental health and addiction concerns for international students|
|Griffin Epstein||Educating for Peer Support Work|
|Georgina Lampracos-Gionnas||Organizational Structures, Prosesses and Practices that inform Leadership for Innovation in Post-Secondary Curriculum Development, Implementation and Evaluation|
|Jonathan Lau||Application of the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument and improving first year retention|
|Natalie Wood||Approaches to teaching to develop Social Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship among college students: Investigation of the impact of the Social Innovation Hub (2014-2018) on developing Social Innovators, Social Entrepreneurs, and Community Leaders|
|Rusa Jeremic||Critical Digital Fluency in the Community Work Sector: Identifying Gaps and Addressing needs|
|Arizona Dixon||Smart System for Hockey|
|Elaine Winick||The Importance of Professional Self Identity|
|Gary Hoyer||Chef’s House Management Simulation|
|Jean Niravong||Ronald McDonald House|
|JP Amore||Hotel Management Simulation Phase 2|
|Kathy Colalillo||Poor Oral Health|
|Suba Sivaramalingam||Body Interact: Usability and Refinement|
|Gary Hoyer and JP Amore||Hospitality Simulation|
|Andrew Stuart||Low RPM energy generation from wind turbines|
|Lisbia Romero||Exploring how different kinds of learners react to problem based learning|
|Noor Kabani||Measure impact of parental bonding and disposition on brain development|
|Milan Shahani||Handbag for stroke survivors with limited mobility in their upper extremities|
|Celina Da Silva||A Feasibility Study of a Kolb-Influence, High-fidelity Simulation Intervention Implemented to Improve Nursing Students’ Use of a Conflict Resolution Skill|
|Anne-Marie Stoneburgh||iPods, Music, and Dementia…It’s personal|
|Lizelle Tucci||Interprofessional Education and Mobile Learning|
|Paul McClure and Shona Kearney||Treata Wearable Technology Bracelet Design|
|Carmela Miliucci and Linda McKay||Point of Use Water Quality Check Kit for Dental Water Lines|
|Diana Facchini||Evaluation of Alternate Uses for Spent Glass Bead Shot|
|Deepak Naik and Diana Facchini||Evaluation of PMMA Waste as Reinforcement for Virgin Material in the Production of Dentures|
|Jorge Olenewa||Development and Certification of tablet computer-based network simulator version, Packet Tracer, for use by Cisco Networking Academy students worldwide|
Learn more about how faculty can get involved
in research & innovation at GBC
and meet some of our researchers.
Awarded in recognition of this hands-on, real world experience, our badges can be attached to an online profile, wherever a prospective employer may see it.
Curious about our projects? Learn more about what we work
on with our Project Portal. Searchable by research focus, year or PI.