Reflections of a knowledge broker at KTKB2010: Part II

The irony of our growing knowledge mobilization profession is that we do not practice what we preach.  But we can have a good time while we figure out what to do about it! This is Part II of a two part series based on our experiences attending and facilitating the workshop. We recently returned from […]

Read More…

Youth Engagement Using the Arts- KM in the PM

The YorkU KMb Unit will be hosting a KM of the PM event on Wednesday, December 8. The topic of the afternoon will focus on youth engagement using the arts, with brief presentations by researchers and community leaders, followed by ample time for questions, discussion, and networking. Confirmed Speakers: Sarah Flicker, Assistant Professor, Faculty of […]

Read More…

Reflections from a knowledge broker at KTKB2010: Part I

York University and ResearchImpact had the chance to be partner with Environment Canada and the Canadian Water Network to host the Knowledge Translation and Brokering Workshop 2010.  This is Part I of a two part series based on our experiences attending and facilitating the workshop. Stay tuned for Part II, to be released shortly. Attending the KTKB […]

Read More…

O3 Celebrates its First Year with New Features

ResearchImpact wishes O3 a Happy First Birthday! We have been using O3 since its pilot phase in May 2009 and continue to grow our O3 community by supporting the KT/KB 2010workshop at the Canadian Science Policy Conference. Happy Birthday O3 and thanks for the shout out for Mobilizing Minds and York’s Saggitarius project. Ontario institutions […]

Read More…

KMb Team Canada

ResearchImpact – Réseau Impact Recherche continues to grow with the addition of three new knowledge brokers, with more to come. I recall clearly my excitement in February 2006, when conducting a scan of university KMb activity I learned there was a third person who was working in Canada as a university-wide knowledge broker. Joaquin Trapero […]

Read More…

United Way and York University launch Change Inc. to address complex social issues in York Region

ResearchImpact-York is pleased to be part of Change Inc., a social innovation incubator. Change Inc. is a partnership between the United Way of York Region and York University that will build capacity for social innovators, remove policy barriers, incubate new ideas and mentor new social entrepreneurs so that the best and new ideas in York […]

Read More…