Winter Weather Knowledge Mobilization / Mobilisation des connaissances hivernale

Erin Nelson, RIR-Guelph Erin Nelson is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Guelph’s ICES/The Research Shop. A specialist in food security and sustainable food systems, one of the projects she is currently coordinating focuses on supporting efforts in Ontario to connect children and youth to good food, through experiential education,

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David Phipps and York U’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit Named Canada’s Biggest Influencers

The following was originally posted in YFile, York Univesity's Daily News, on February 6, 2013 and is reposted here with permission. [caption id="attachment_1062" align="alignright" width="135"] David Phipps[/caption] David Phipps, executive director, Research & Innovation Services, which includes York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb), has been named the most influential knowledge broker in

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In the Knowledge and Ignorance Economies, the Innovation Broker Plays a Critical Role / Le courtier de l’innovation joue un rôle primordial dans les économies axées sur les connaissances et l’ignorance

Joanne Gaudet In this second post on ignorance mobilization, Joanne Gaudet (PhD Candidate, Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Ottawa and author of www.ignorancemobilization.com) explores the concept of innovation brokers and how it relates to the dynamics of knowledge and ignorance mobilization. Ignorance isn’t a bad thing. Joanne tells us

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Crowdsourcing the Future of Knowledge Mobilization / Crowdsourcing, le future de la mobilisation des connaissances

David Phipps, RIR-York Next time you’re making a presentation consider crowdsourcing part of it.  It keeps you on your toes and allows for great audience engagement but also takes “chutzpah” to handle the submissions and the surprises. La prochaine fois que vous ferez une présentation, pensez à faire appel au crowdsourcing. Cette

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Tweeting is Believing? Understanding Microblog Credibility Perceptions

Ringel Morris, M., Counts, S., Roseway, A., Hoff, A., Schwarz. (2012). Tweeting is believing? Understanding microblog credibility perception. CSCW. Seattle, Washington, USA. http://www.social4retail.com/uploads/1/0/9/8/10981970/_________tweet_credibility_study.pdf Abstract Twitter is now used to distribute substantive content such as breaking news, increasing the importance of assessing the credibility of tweets. As users increasingly access tweets through search, they

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