Save the Date: 8th Living Knowledge Conference 2018 in Budapest, Hungary, 30 May – 1 June

The 2018 edition of the LK Conference will be hosted by the Corvinus Business School, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, from 30 May to 1 June. The chosen theme is “Enriching Science and Community Engagement” The LK8 Conference is aimed at academics, practitioners, activists, social innovators, research funders, science educators and communicators,

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Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, Course 2: Sept.18 to Nov.12

Registration for Course 2 of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization is now open! “Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence”, will be offered online from September 18 to November 12, 2017. Register by July 28, 2017 and take advantage of early bird savings! The course The creation of productive contexts for

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Arts-Based Approaches to KT in Health Policy Development Webinar with Susan Cox – July 7, 2017

For full details on this webinar and to register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kt-connects-webinar-susan-cox-tickets-34518886920 KT Connects: Knowledge Translation Webinar Series The Michael Smith Foundation of Health Research and Arthritis Research Canada have partnered to co-develop and host a series of monthly expert-led, beginner-level KT training webinars with the goal of developing a sustainable resource

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McMaster University Takes Home 2017 SSHRC Award of Excellence for Communications

This week's guest post first appeared on www.newwire.ca and is reposted here with permission. Research Snaps project presents social sciences and humanities research by asking simple questions and engaging readers in the results KELOWNA, BC, May 31, 2017 /CNW/ - What is this research about? What did the researchers find? How can

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Post Cards From Congress – Day 7

The final day of Congress comes with mixed feelings; excitement from so many fruitful conversations and some fatigue from working 7-8 consecutive days. It's an annual rite of passage and one the RIC network enjoys and values. Special thanks to hosts, Ryerson University. Their space at Maple Leaf

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Post Cards From Congress – Day 6

Our First Ten Years at Congress Congress at Ryerson is winding down and ends tomorrow. For Research Impact Canada / Reseau Impact Recherche Canada this is our 10th year exhibiting and talking Knowledge Mobilization to researchers across Canada and other countries. Over the years we've experienced a growing understanding of what

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Post Cards From Congress – Day 5

Why exhibit about Knowledge Mobilization? Every year at Congress we're set amongst numerous book publishers at the book fair. For 7 or 8 days we sit and engage researchers about Knowledge Mobilization and Research Impact Canada. But why do we do this? Knowledge Mobilization has become increasingly important for researchers in Canada.

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Post Cards From Congress – Day 4

What is knowledge mobilization? I’ll be honest, it is not a question we get at our exhibitor booth too often anymore. Clearly, KMb has become more mainstream in the research culture. However, on occasion, we will get someone who drops by and says, “I’ve never heard of knowledge mobilization, what is

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 3

Day 3: Another great day with over 50 substantive conversations at the Research Impact Canada booth. Yet again we had another non-academic organization swing by to inquire about our services. Food Secure Canada is already working with researchers across Canada including York University's Rod McRae. However, there are always new

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Post Cards From Congress – Day 2

Day 2: BC. Ontario. Alberta. Manitoba. Quebec. Nova Scotia. Texas. Copenhagen. Ukraine. USA. We chatted with people from across Canada and around the world. Again today we had another non-profit organization interested in partnering with academic researchers. Yesterday we spoke to an organization seeking information and expertise to help inform a

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Post Cards From Congress – Day 1

Day 1: Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. The sight of Stanley Cup wins (well, not since 1967), boxing championships and concerts. And now the Congress of the Sciences and Humanities. Research Impact Canada is hanging out right next to our SSHRC friends. Day 1 saw a total of 40 conversations about

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Social Media & Research Unconference: What works? What’s next?

When is the Unconference?: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM (day before the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF17) Where is the Unconference?: Four-Points by Sheraton Gatineau-Ottawa Will there be food? Yes! Refreshments (coffee/tea/juice/snacks) and lunch are provided. Who should attend? People interested in learning and sharing about social media

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