Student Led Research Symposium

For the last two years, the Knowledge and Information Services branch of the BC Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services has given all 9 BC Universities $30,000 each to award graduate student grants for Research in the Field of Social Policy. On February 27th, the UVic Knowledge Mobilization Unit collaborated with the Knowledge and Information […]

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Social Inclusion for Health and Well Being in Program Evaluation – April 30

York Institute for Health Research (YIHR) Social Inclusion for Health and Well Being in Program Evaluation Thursday April 30, 2009, 8:30am-5:00pm, York University The York Institute for Health Research is hosting a full-day workshop on program evaluation and social inclusion to launch their a program eavluation centre. The day includes a keynote address by Daniele […]

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Immigration and Human Services KM in the AM – April 28

The YorkU KM Unit will be hosting its next KM of the AM event on Tuesday, April 28th. The topic of the morning will focus on immigration and human services, with brief presentations by a university researcher and a community agency representative, followed by ample time for questions, discussion, and networking. Confirmed Speakers: – Valerie […]

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Inspiring Words from Bangladesh Inspire Reflection

I am reading Getting to Maybe by Westley, Zimmerman & Patton (more on this book later) in which they reference the work of social innovator Muhammad Yunus, Head of the Economics Department at Chittagong University in Bangladesh. In 1974 Bangladesh was experiencing a famine but “the university grounds were an oasis”. Yanus wrote, “if a […]

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ResearchImpact helps to launch Mobilizing Minds: Pathways to Young Adult Mental Health

David Phipps, ResearchImpact/York University Tara Syed, Mobilizing Minds/Trent University Mobilizing Minds is a $1.5M CIHR funded 5 year KM project which is a partnership between young adults and academic researchers (jointly lead by York and UManitoba). The project will develop tools to inform young adults’ decisions about mental health and will also study the process […]

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