Community Capacity to Acquire, Assess, Adapt and Apply Research Evidence: A Survey of Ontario’s HIV/AIDS Sector

Wilson, M. G., Rourke, S. B., Lavis, J., Bacon, J., & Travers, R. (2011). Community capacity to acquire, assess, adapt and apply research evidence: A survey of Ontario's HIV/AIDS sector. Implementation Science, 6(54), 1-6. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-54 http://www.implementationscience.com/content/pdf/1748-5908-6-54.pdf Abstract Background: Community-based organizations (CBOs) are important stakeholders in health systems and are increasingly called upon to use research

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Webinar- Why research administrators should care about knowledge mobilization and what you can do about it

David Phipps, RIR York, will be hosting a webinar on February 14 as part of CAURA's webinar series. See below for more details: CAURA Webinar Session 34 Presents: Why research administrators should care about knowledge mobilization and what you can do about it With David J. Phipps, Ph.D., MBA Director, Research Services & Knowledge Exchange,

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Walking amongst Canada’s knowledge mobilizers: lessons and comparisons from a visit to York University Toronto

The following blog story was first published on the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) on January 12, 2012. It is reposted here with permission. Sarah Morton Co-Director (Knowledge Exchange) reflects on a recent visit to Canada I was fortunate enough for the ESRC to fund me for a visit to York University,

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York’s 2011 KMb highlights / Les faits saillants de 2011 en MdC à York

By David Phipps (RIR-York) Having just returned from a Caribbean cruise where he mobilized little more than wine and food, David Phipps (RIR-York) reflects on a year of mobilizing knowledge. Making local investments in knowledge mobilization has made Canada a global leader in making academic research accessible to decision makers. Tout juste

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