Event: March 29: The Australian KT Experience and Our Move to the Impact Agenda

The Knoweldge Mobilization Unit at York University looks forward to welcoming Tamika Heiden to YorkU for a talk this Wednesday. Please join us if you are in the area! The Australian KT Experience and Our Move to the Impact Agenda March 29, 2017 Tamika Heiden, Knowledge Translation Australia This talk has been organized by

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CommunityBUILD: Social Venture Pipeline

This week's guest post comes from ventureLAB.  Applications are now open for the Social Venture Pipeline! WHAT IS THE MISSION OF THE SOCIAL VENTURE PIPELINE? To improve the success of social ventures in getting to launch and accessing funding and investment. WHAT IS THE SOCIAL VENTURE PIPELINE? The Social Venture Pipeline is program of the

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York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit Celebrates 10 Years of Service

This week's post, celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University, first appeared in YFile on February 7, 2016 and is reposted here with permission. York University’s Knowledge  Mobilization (KMb) Unit, a national leader with an international reputation for connecting research and researchers to maximize the impact

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Knowledge Mobilization Summer Institute, August 17-19, 2015

What is the KMb Summer Institute? Three days of learning and skill development in the field of knowledge mobilization.  Hands-on workshops and networking with professionals will provide a unique opportunity for early career  KMb individuals to develop a solid foundation of understanding of the key principles of KMb, collaboration, stakeholder engagement,

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 4

Congress is the fourth conference I have attended this season and being here at the booth has made me think about the importance of the spaces that conferences create. Just like our KMb events, conferences provide spaces outside our day to day life to come together to share ideas, knowledge and expertise. They

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Mobilizing Hope / Mobiliser l’espoir

At the University of Victoria, the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization unit (RPKM) is a campus and community-wide portal to support the development of transformative research. We bring outstanding researchers together with community partners to co-create knowledge for action –knowledge that is mobilized to improve the social, cultural and economic

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C2U Expo 2015 Registration Now Open!

C2UExpo is a Canadian-led international conference designed to: showcase best practices in community-campus partnerships worldwide; create a space for collaboration around key issues; and foster ideas for strengthening communities Held every two years, the conference allows community members, universities, colleges, government, and non-profit organizations to create an innovative learning environment. Activities and sessions are

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The Growing (but Still Limited) Importance of Evidence in Education Policy and Practice

Cooper, A., Levin, B. & Campbell, C. (2009). The growing (but still limited) importance of evidence in education policy and practice. Journal of Educational Change, 10(2), 159-171. doi: 10.1007/s10833-009-9107-0 Abstract The last decade of education change has been characterized by the rise of evidence-based policy and practice agendas. Internationally, we are witnessing

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