Save the Date: ‘Impact of Science 2018’, June 14-15, 2017 in Ottawa

AESIS, the Network for Advancing & Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science, will be holding their annual connference, Impact of Science: Finding shared approached to assess, enable and accelerate impact on society on June 14 & 15, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada. Visit the conference website for full details and registration In 2018 the annual ‘Impact […]

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Merry Mobilizing!

Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University! From left to right: Simon Landry, Knowledge Mobilization Officer, VISTA Anneliese Poetz, Manager, KT Core, Kids Brain Health Sarah Howe, Director, Innovation York Rebecca Giblon, Research Translation Assistant, KMb Unit David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Stacie Ross, KT Assistant, KT Core, Kids […]

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Social Impact of Participatory Health Research: Collaborative Non-Linear Processes of Knowledge Mobilization

Abma, T.A., Cook, T., Rämgård, M., Kleba, E., Harris, J. & Wallerstein, N. (2017) Social impact of participatory health research: Collaborative non-linear processes of knowledge mobilization. Educational Action Research, 25(4), 489-505. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09650792.2017.1329092 Abstract Social impact, defined as an effect on society, culture, quality of life, community services, or public policy beyond academia, is widely considered […]

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#ShitDavidSays About Impact #7: If Impact Occurred but No One Was There to Measure It… / #ShitDavidSays About Impact, no 6 : s’il y a un impact, mais que personne n’est là pour le mesurer…

If impact occurred but no one was there to measure it did anything ever really happen? In this 7th and final post in this series, David speaks about the importance of assessing research impacts because if we don’t how can we demonstrate the value of research to end beneficiaries? He points out the irony of […]

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Job Opportunity – Senior Scientific Lead, Knowledge Mobilization – Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Please see Canadian Partnership Against Cancer website for full details Position: Senior Scientific Lead, Knowledge Mobilization Reports to: Vice-President, Strategy Location: Toronto (Downtown) Status: Part-Time Posting date: November 3, 2017 Overview of Role: The Senior Scientific Lead, Knowledge Mobilization will report to the Vice-President, Strategy and provide advice and expertise on evidence-based policy and implementation […]

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