Are you working with a consultant or a knowledge broker? / Travaillez-vous avec un consultant ou avec un agent de mobilisation des connaissances?

By David Phipps (ResearchImpact York) What’s the difference between consulting and knowledge mobilization? It depends on co-creation and the level of engagement. Quelle est la différence entre la consultation et la mobilisation des connaissances? Elle repose sur la co-création et le niveau d’engagement. Peter Levesque (@peterlevesque), one of Canada’s few KMb consultants, posted a blog […]

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Faites la connaissance d’un agent de mobilisation/Meet a Mobilizer- Luc Dancause

Récemment engagé par le Service des partenariats et du soutien à l’innovation de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) pour agir comme agent de mobilisation des connaissances, il y a longtemps que Luc Dancause attendait cette occasion… mais sans vraiment le savoir.. Recently hired by the Service des partenariat et du soutien à l’innovation at […]

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Partnership Practices Call for Posters

Shawna Reibling (ResearchImpact – Guelph) announces a call for posters for the upcoming Partnership Practices: Working with Community, Industry and Government event. See below for full details: As a new mobilizer at the University of Guelph, I want to get to know the projects, ideas and practices, especially in the area of partnerships, that are […]

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Tweet a Mobilizer- January 26 at Noon EST

On Wednesday, January 26, ResearchImpact will be hosting our first ever Tweet a Mobilizer event on TweetChat. Here are the details: Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Time: 12 noon to 1:00 pm EST In order to take part in this event you must sign up for a Twitter account. If you don’t have a Twitter […]

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Food Security KM in the AM- Jan 25

The YorkU KMb Unit will be hosting a KM of the AM event on Tuesday, January 25th. The topic of the morning will focus on food security, with brief presentations by researchers and community leaders, followed by ample time for questions, discussion, and networking. Confirmed Speakers: Rod MacRae, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York […]

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Knowledge Dissemination: blogging vs peer review

In an age of self publishing – including blogs, videos, and other Web-based media – why do we still seek to publish in traditional academic peer-reviewed journals?  Vanity. ResearchImpact-York published two academic papers in 2009.  In 2010 we had one in press, two submitted, and one just rejected for a second time, from the same […]

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2010 by the Numbers

In a look back on 2010 from our ResearchImpact web perspective we see some good news but also recognize we have some room to grow. Looking back on 2010 we see we had reason to celebrate.  By the numbers, 2010 was a good year for ResearchImpact’s web presence.   This is the third recent post that […]

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