Looking forward to Social Innovation / Dans l’attente de l’innovation sociale

By David Phipps (ResearchImpact York) What is social innovation? If knowledge mobilization (the process) results in social innovation (the outcome), knowledge brokers need to capture and evaluate social innovation outcomes that arise from knowledge mobilization. Qu’est-ce que l’innovation sociale? Si la mobilisation des connaissances (le processus) conduit à l’innovation sociale (le résultat), les courtiers de […]

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Partnering for a better community: Living in York Region – A Community Indicators Project / En partenariat pour une meilleure communauté: Vivre dans la Région de York – Un projet d’indicateurs communautaires

By Michael Johnny (ResearchImpact York) York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is partnered in a three-year project to support the development of healthy communities in York Region. L’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances de York est engagée dans un projet en partenariat de trois ans visant à soutenir le développement de communautés en santé dans la Région de […]

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York University Climate Change Policy and Research Day

This is an invitation to an upcoming event as part of the Knowledge Mobilization for Climate Change project. You are warmly invited to take part in the York University Climate Change Policy & Research Day. The goal of this event is to profile some of the climate change related work being done at the municipal and […]

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Tweet a Mobilizer – what is the sound of eighteen tweeters tweeting? / Tweetez un agent de mobilisation – Quel écho produisent dix-huit gazouilleurs qui se rencontrent?

The ResearchImpact tweet chat gave us a chance to explore this new use of twitter. 187 tweets in 60 minutes raised interest and allowed us to commit to another chat. La séance tweeter organisé  par le Réseau Impact Recherche nous a donné une chance d’expérimenter ce nouvel usage du populaire media. Les 187 gazouillis (tweets) […]

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Knowledge Mobilization for Climate Change – Internship Programme Competition

York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is excited to announce the start of the graduate student internship competition as part of the Knowledge Mobilization for Climate Change Project. The goal of this project is to make York climate change research and expertise more accessible to policymakers, so that academic research can better inform municipal level climate […]

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Measuring Happiness at a Neighbourhood Level KM in the AM- Feb 8

The YorkU KMb Unit will be hosting a KM of the AM event on Tuesday, February 8th. The topic of the morning will focus on measuring happiness at a neighbourhood level, with brief presentations by researchers and community leaders, followed by ample time for questions, discussion, and networking. Confirmed Speakers: Barbara Rahder, Dean, Faculty of […]

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