Reflections From a Broker’s Spring Travels / Réflexion d’un courtier en tournée printanière

Michael Johnny, RIR-York 1 Broker.  3 Conferences.  5 Flights.  10 National Partners.  16 days.  62 Presentations attended.  140 conversations.  6334 Kilometers.  Being an RIR knowledge broker in the spring…priceless! 1 courtier. 3 conférences. 5 vols. 10 partenaires nationaux. 16 jours. 62 présentations écoutées. 140 conversations. 6334 kilomètres. Être un courtier de

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The Potential of Sharing: University-Community Partnerships Proving Successful

This article was first published by The Western Star, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador on June 14, 2013. Corner Brook was hosting the Community University Expo 2013. RIR is pleased that The Western Star chose to feature Krista Jensen (RIR-York) speaking about the RIR collaboration that involves Memorial University of

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Social Good and Business Hooked up and I Saw it Happen

Christian Quaresma,York University This is a guest post reposted with permission from York University student and poet, Christian Quaresma. Christian attending the Collaboration for Social Good event held on April 18, 2013, in Markham (read more about it here) and composed a poem “Untitled” during the event, along with fellow student and poet Sara-Jane

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Mobilising Knowledge in Community-University Partnerships: What Does a Community of Practice Approach Contribute?

Hart, A., Davies, C., Aumann, K., Wenger, E., Aranda, K., Heaver, B. & David, W. (2013): Mobilising knowledge in community-university partnerships: What does a community of practice approach contribute? Contemporary Social Science, 8(3), 278-291. DOI:10.1080/21582041.2013.767470 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21582041.2013.767470 (not open access) Abstract Over the past decade different approaches to mobilising knowledge in Community-University Partnership (CUP)

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

David Phipps, RIR-York Ten universities. Sixteen people (brokers and directors). ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) held its annual meeting one day before the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. We started out with an overview of knowledge mobilization by Peter Levesque (@PeterLevesque) from Knowledge Mobilization Works (@KMbW_Updates) and the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization. Shawna Reibling (@mobilizeshawna)

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