York’s KMb Unit part of inaugural conference on knowledge mobilization

The following article appeared in York University’s YFile on April 24, 2012 and is reposted with permission. York University is playing an important role in the first conference of its kind that is dedicated to better mobilizing and brokering knowledge. The K*2012 conference, which starts today and continues until April 27, provides a forum

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Aha moments from K* – Tuesday, April 24, 2012

David Phipps, RIR-York [caption id="attachment_4727" align="alignleft" width="112" caption="Glowen Kyei-Mensah"][/caption] Ghana. Canada. England. Mauritius. Netherlands. Argentina. Scotland. Germany. Australia. United States. And many more. The opening reception of the K* conference brought together many friends of ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche and introduced us to new knowledge intermediary colleagues from around the world. The start of the K* (“Kstar”)

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KMb, KT, KTE…it’s almost time for K* / Mobilisation, transfert, échange de connaissances…c’est presque le temps pour K*/ Movilización, traducción e intercambio de conocimiento: es tiempo para los intermediarios de conocimiento (K*)

David Phipps, RIR York David from Canada is about to share his knowledge mobilization experiences with Leandro from Argentina, Glowen from Ghana and about 50 others from around the world at a conference that is aiming to describe a global knowledge intermediary practice. We are a world apart but share so

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Just do it / Faites le!

David Phipps, RIR-York David Phipps has taken a break to read some journal articles that have been piling up. Reading about the science of knowledge mobilization is good. Getting out and actually mobilizing knowledge is better. David Phipps a pris une pause pour lire quelques articles de journaux qui s’étaient empilés. Lire

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Is it Time to Drop the ‘Knowledge Translation’ Metaphor? A Critical Literature Review

Greenhalgh, T., Wieringa, S. (2011). Is it time to drop the 'knowledge translation' metaphor? A critical literature review. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 104, 501-509. DOI 10.1258/jrsm.2011.110285 http://jrsm.rsmjournals.com/content/104/12/501.full.pdf Abstract The literature on 'knowledge translation' presents challenges for the reviewer because different terms have been used to describe the generation, sharing and application of knowledge

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