Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. RIC is committed to developing institutional capacities to support creating and assessing impacts of research, scholarship and creative activities by developing and sharing best practices, services and tools.
A multi-sectoral research partnership investigating precarious employment directly influenced employment policies. This case illustrates the value of partner organizations with experience in knowledge brokering, and the importance of building relationships to influence policy. Project: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern […]
Research Impact Canada Recognized as Canada’s Leading Knowledge Mobilization Network with Three New Member Institutions!
Research Impact Canada (RIC) is growing! Canada’s leading network of universities moving academic research off campuses and into our communities has welcomed the University of […]
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Purpose: Typically hosted in partnership with a provincial government department, the Forum is a one-day […]
Research Impact Canada Annual Meeting – What Are We Saying About Ourselves? / Rencontre annuelle du Réseau Impact Recherche Canada – que disons-nous de nous-mêmes ?
Once each year in September the Research Impact Canada (RIC) members get together to review the previous year and plan for the next year(s). It […]
Program Announcement: People, Place, and Public Engagement Conference, October 2018 in St. John’s, NL, Canada
We are just over a month from welcoming visitors from across Canada and the world to People, Place, and Public Engagement, a conference about community-university […]
Knowledge Mobilization as a Tool of Institutional Governance: Exploring Academics’ Perceptions of “Going Public”
Cain, K., Shore, K., Weston, C., & Sanders, C. B. (2018). Knowledge mobilization as a tool of institutional governance: Exploring academics’ perceptions of “going public”. […]
Making an Impact: A Shared Framework for Assessing the Impact of Health Services and Policy Research on Decision-Making
Canadian Health Services and Policy Research Alliance (2018). Making an impact: A shared framework for assessing the impact of health services and policy research on decision-making. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/5adc92_3ae941eaedb04ab4a66b6f83f98a479d.pdf?platform=hootsuite&mc_cid=47f94af269&mc_eid=ffbad33983 […]
Lebel, J. & McLean, R. (2018). A better measure of research from the global south. Nature, 559, 23-26. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05581-4 Abstract Funders Jean Lebel and Robert […]
These individual RIC institutions have developed knowledge mobilization (KMb) as service-oriented units designed to link research with need, liasing between their respective institutions and their surrounding communities.
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