Research Forum Provides New Perspective on Ways to End Youth Homelessness

The following was originally posted in YFile, York University’s Daily News, on November 26, 2012 and is reposted here with permission. A systems approach is needed to respond to youth homelessness in York Region and Canada. This was the message at yesterday’s research forum: Re-Imagining Our Response to Youth Homelessness: A Canadian

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ResearchImpact Wants to Grow / Le RéseauImpactRecherche veut grandir

Deadline: January 25, 2013 Founded in 2006 by York University and the University of Victoria, ResearchImpact is Canada’s knowledge mobilization network. In 2010-2011, ResearchImpact expanded to include Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Université du Québec à Montréal, University of Guelph and University of Saskatchewan. Responding to local opportunities and constraints has

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How Are You Using Evidence?

By David Phipps, RIR York My cat GoGo likes to interrupt my work. Whether she is sitting on me or sitting on my papers or competing with my laptop for my lap she is always interrupting my work. But in this picture (below), GoGo also reminds me how valuable Using Evidence continues

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A Milestone for Mobilize This! / Un nouveau jalon pour Mobilize This!

By David Phipps, RIR-York ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) has been publishing on the knowledge mobilization blog, Mobilize This! since May 30, 2008. This week we hit 100,000 views. In this post we look back on some highlights. Thanks to Krista Jensen for compiling the stats. ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) a publié sur Mobilize This!, le blogue

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Quantitative Evaluation (and a little shameless self-promotion) / Évaluation quantitative (et un peu d’autopromotion éhontée)

By David Phipps, RIR-York Amanda Cooper (@ACooperKMb) recently released her evaluation of 44 Canadian Research Brokering Organizations. She presents a quantitative method for evaluating the effort of a system of knowledge mobilization. Amanda Cooper (@ACooperKMb) a récemment dévoilé son évaluation de 44 organisations canadiennes de courtage de recherche. Elle présente une méthode

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Une journée collaborative sur la mobilisation des connaissances en novembre à l’UQAM / A Collaborative Knowledge Mobilization Event at UQAM

Jérôme Elissalde et Luc Dancause, RIR-UQAM Le Service de la recherche et de la création, avec l'appui du bureau du vice-recteur à la Recherche et à la création, a invité tous les acteurs de l’UQAM intéressés par la mobilisation des connaissances – professeurs, étudiants, coordonnateurs, personnel de soutien – ainsi que

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