“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go with others.” (African Proverb) Across the globe, in diverse professional fields, people are working to get knowledge into practice. However, it is well documented that despite widespread commitment in principle, many of the people and organisations whoRead More
The following article appeared in York University’s YFile on April 24, 2012 and is reposted here with permission. York U welcomed 22 graduate students and their respective community partners on Monday, Sept. 19 to celebrate the launch of an exciting new award opportunity at the University. [caption id="attachment_8877" align="alignnone" width="500"] TheRead More
What Are Universities Doing for Social R&D? / Que font les universités pour la RD dans le domaine social?
David Phipps was invited to participate in a retreat to explore ways of introducing social research & development into Canada’s innovation policies. He reflected on the long tradition of university research and the relatively recent experience at partnering to develop that research into impacts on society. Thanks to Social InnovationRead More
Recommendations for Universities Seeking More Effective Collaborations / Recommandations aux universités en quête de collaborations efficaces
The CarnegieUK Trust recently released InterAction, a report that examined how universities and non-profit organizations can collaborate to influence public policy. Much of it reflects what York University is already doing but also points out where we can improve. Le fonds Carnegie UK Trust vient de publier InterAction,Read More