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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.

Highlights

Influencing Policy: Partnerships Move Research into Action

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 […]

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Journal Club

The Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics

Hicks, D. & Wouters, P. (2015). The Leiden Manifesto for research metrics. Nature, 520(7548), 429-431. https://www.nature.com/news/bibliometrics-the-leiden-manifesto-for-research-metrics-1.17351 No Abstract: “Use these ten principles to guide research […]

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Our Members

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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