communityBUILD Mash-Up

United Way York Region, York University and ventureLAB have come together to create an entrepreneurial community event in York Region called the communityBUILD Mash-Up.  Centraide de la région de York, l’Université York et ventureLAB ont travaillé conjointement à la mise sur pied dans la région de York d’un évènement communautaire pour

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K* Scholarships for the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

The following partners are proud to announce up to nine travel scholarships for the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum: Cloverleaf Foundation, ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR), Canadian Water Network, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization, and United Nations University Institute for Water Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). Details and forms are now posted. http://www.ckf14.org/funding/students/kstar

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A Systematic Review of Barriers to and Facilitators of the use of Evidence by Policymakers

Oliver, K., Innvar, S., Lorenc, T., Woodman, J., & Thomas, J. (2014). A systematic review of barriers to and facilitators of the use of evidence by policymakers. BMC Health Services Research, 14:2.  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-2. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/2 Abstract Background: The gap between research and practice or policy is often described as a problem. To identify new barriers of and

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Call for Submissions: AT-CURA Youth Strengths Conference, July 23-25, 2014

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Metro Vancouver, BC, hosts SSHRC funded CURA project conference on July 23-25, 2014. Submissions due: February 28, 2014 What topics would be considered? Here are some examples of topics that would be appropriate for the conference: Youth resilience Community engagement for violence prevention Using youth strengths to help at-risk youth Gang-prevention programs and

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Practicing the Fine Art of Doing Nothing: A Knowledge Mobilizer’s Introduction to Open Space Facilitation / L’art subtil de ne rien faire : L’animation d’un forum ouvert expliquée par une courtière de connaissances

Lindsey Thomson, RIR-Guelph Lindsey Thomson, Community Engaged Learning Manager at the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship, University of Guelph, reflects on Open Space facilitation and knowledge mobilization. Lindsey Thomson, responsable de l’apprentissage tourné vers la communauté à l’Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship de l’Université de Guelph, offre des pistes de réflexion sur

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The UK Knowledge Mobilization Forum in Second Life / Le forum britannique sur la mobilisation des connaissances dans Second Life?

David Phipps, RIR-York David had the privilege of attending the UK Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2014 in person. George Julian (@GeorgeJulian) attended in Second Life. Did it work for George the same way it did for David? David a eu la chance d’assister en personne au Forum britannique sur la MdC 2014. George

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