ResearchImpact visits UPEI!

There’s nothing like a road trip to inspire one’s sense of adventure.  At CAURA this past May, Sophie Theriault, Director of Technology Transfer and Commercialization Coordination for UPEI’s Three Oaks Innovations Centre found out Michael Johnny was travelling to PEI in August for a holiday and asked if he would be willing to make a […]

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Shining a Knowledge Mobilization Lens on Future Trends in Research

On August 5, 2010 Martin Butler presented a webinar titled “Future Trends in Research” for the Canadian Association of University Research Administrators (CAURA). Martin Butler is a principal in The Butlers & Associates which “is a partnership providing independent research and development services to individual researchers, universities and other educational institutions, agencies and industry. Since […]

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Youth Diabetes Sports Camp – Mobilizing Knowledge for Exercise and Diabetes

The fourth annual York University Youth Diabetes Sports Camp has come to an end. Yet there remains plenty to celebrate. York’s KMb Unit was proud to witness the successful conclusion to a unique knowledge mobilization initiative. Being there every step of the way during the two weeks of the Diabetes Sports Camp, we experienced a […]

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Environment Canada and York University – Converging Worlds of KMb

Following a successful and enjoyable visit to Environment Canada’s Canada Centre for Inland Waters in Burlington, ON, it was York’s KMb Unit who played host to Environment Canada staff on Monday, July 26. Four members of Environment Canada’s Science & Technology Liaison team visited York: Sheila Allan – A/Senior Science Policy Analyst, Environment Canada Kristin […]

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Week 2 of the Youth Diabetes Camp – Overall Youth Experience

By the end of the second week of the Youth Diabetes Sports Camp, the kids have made new friendships and greatly improved their skills in sports. York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit interviewed kids with diabetes about some of their impressions and experiences at camp. The children with Type 1 greatly appreciate the opportunities that they are […]

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