There Are No New Ideas Part 1: Scholarship and Social Agitation

In this blog series I visit some old (and I mean old) literature to illustrate how ideas of knowledge mobilization and research impact have very deep roots. Part 1 looks at a paper from 1896 (yes, 120 years ago) making the case that social science scholars have an obligation to create impacts beyond the academy. […]

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Mobilising Knowledge to Improve UK Health Care: Learning From Other Countries and Other Sectors

Davies, H. T. O., Powell, A. E. & Nutley, S. M. (2015). Mobilising knowledge to improve UK health care: Learning from other countries and other sectors – a multimethod mapping study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 3(27). www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/146766/FullReport-hsdr03270.pdf Abstract Background: The past two decades have seen rich conceptual development and a wide variety of practical […]

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ResearchImpact-Réseau Impact Recherche Journal Club

Welcome to the Knowledge Mobilization Journal Club! The journal club presents a summary of KMb related academic journal articles in a standard format. This space is designed to make KMb research more accessible to KMb practitioners. Please let us know what you think of the review by leaving us a comment. If you are reading […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Summer School – August 15-17, Carleton University, Ottawa

This post first appeared on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. For full details about the KMb Summer School, click here. Knowledge Mobilization Summer School – 2nd Annual, Carleton University, Ottawa August 15 @ 8:00 am – August 17 @ 5:00 pm EDT | $452 Please save the dates […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Journal Club Evaluation – Results

“Please keep it going, even if we have to clone David” In 2011, we published our first knowledge mobilization journal club post to help make knowledge mobilization research more accessible to knowledge mobilization practitioners. Since then we have published 55 journal club posts, approximately one each month. The evaluation was conducted using an on line […]

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York Leads Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum to a New Level of Excellence

This post originally appeared in YFile on July 6, 2016 and is reposted here with permission. York University hosted the fifth annual Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum (CKF16) on June 28 and 29. By all standards this was the largest and most comprehensive gathering of knowledge mobilization scholars, students and practitioners in the world, said David […]

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What I Thought Knowledge Mobilization Would Look Like 5 Years Ago

At the 1st Annual Knowledge Mobilization Forum I looked into my crystal ball and predicted what the field would look like in five years. Now, five years later, it’s time to check in and see if my predictions bore any similarity to reality. At the first Knowledge Mobilization Forum held in Ottawa in 2012, I […]

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