ResearchImpact wishes Sarah Dickie all the best in her move to Prince George, BC.

Sarah has been the Administrative Coordinator for the UVic Office of Community Based Research for almost two years. Along with being a bright and smiling face in the office and dealing with the piles of day-to-day administrative tasks, Sarah has been vital to OCBR’s Community outreach work, and has also been the main coordinator for […]

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O3 Open House

Last week York’s KM Unit co-hosted an Open House to demonstrate ORION‘s (Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network) new online professional networking and collaboration platform O3. “Introduced as a new value-added service for member institutions, O3 helps deliver on ORION’s mandate of supporting Ontario’s research and education community. O3 seeks to encourage collaboration, the sharing […]

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Re-Launch of the Homeless Hub

The KM Units of York and UVic are pleased to support Stephen Gaetz and homelessness research including the Homeless Hub.  Mobilize This! recently wrote about some of this work and we are pleased to feature the re-launch of this knowledge mobilization website. As featured in Yfile on Friday the Homeless Hub will re-launch providing researchers, […]

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Federal Partners in Technology Transfer Welcomes ResearchImpact

John Biles, Director of Partnerships and Knowledge Transfer for the Metropolis Project (on the left) Craig McNaughton, Director of the Knowledge Mobilization and Program Integration Division at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (on the right) Peter N. Levesque, Director of Systems and Operations at Knowledge Mobilization Works (second from right) David […]

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Knowledge Mobilization at York Looks Forward

On June 5, the KM Unit at York spent a day off-site at the Toronto Centre for Social Innovation embarking on visioning exercises to help define the scope of programs that will be offered in the fall. This is important as the current project funding will be sunsetting and operations will need streamlining to support […]

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Mobilizing Minds at the ‘The International Conference on the Use of the Internet in Mental Health’ May 14-16, 2009 in Montreal, Canada

York’s KM Unit is pleased to support the Mobilizing Minds: Pathways to Young Adult Mental Health research group. ResearchImpact’s own David Phipps is a co-applicant on this project and is supporting the group by working to identify lead community and practitioner champions, as well as to develop a strategy for community engagement. Researchers from the […]

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Looking Back on a Week at CAURA and Congress

We’re tired. Tired but charged. What a week this has been. ResearchImpact was featured in 3 conference presentations; thanks to SSHRC, Harris Centre (MUN) and USask for participating in the ResearchImpact session at CAURA. ResearchImpact was noted by Gisele Yasmeen (VP Partnerships, SSHRC) in her talk “Knowledge Mobilization and the Canadian Community” Chad Gaffield, President […]

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Knowledge Mobilization is Content Agnostic

Agnostic.  “Someone who us doubtful or noncommittal about something”.  KM doesn’t care what you’re researching it only cares how you do it.  ResearchImpact recently presented on KM to the Seniors’ Health Research and Transfer Network and Centre of Excellence for Research in Immigration and Settlement.  Both groups have a mandate to connect research to policy […]

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