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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Knowledge Mobilization Officer Position Opening at York University

We are excited to share this job opportunity for a Knowledge Mobilization Officer to lead the VISTA, Vision: Science to Applications program at York University. Here is a summary of the position: Application Deadline: April 5, 2017 Full position details Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Manager of Knowledge Mobilization, the Knowledge

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Mobilizing Knowledge to Give Children and Families the Best Start: Research and Knowledge Mobilization Sub-Committee of Durham’s Best Start Network

This week's guest post comes from Darren Levine, Manager of the Innovation and Research Unit in the Social Services Department of the Regional Municipality of Durham, on behalf of the Research and Knowledge Mobilization Sub-Committee of Durham Region’s Best Start Network. Over the past several months, the Research and Knowledge Mobilization

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2017 Call for Content for the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

This week's guest post comes from the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization announcing their call for content for #CKF17. PDF: CKF17 Call for Content & Fillable WORD CKF17 Call for Content Form Call for Content #CKF17 The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was created in 2012 as a professional development forum for practitioners and

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Merry Mobilizing!

Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University! From left to right: David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Sarah Howe, Director, Innovation York Rebecca Giblon, Research Translation Assistant Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer Meghan Terry, Design Communications Assistant Michael Johnny, Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Anneliese Poetz, Manager, NeuroDevNet KT Core Stacie Ross, KT Assistant, NeuroDevNet KT

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How Can Universities Contribute to Inclusive Innovation? / Comment les universités contribuent-elles à l’innovation solidaire?

ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) worked with the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and 16 other universities and stakeholders to draft a letter to Ministers Bains, Chagger and Duncan outlining how universities can contribute to Canada’s innovation strategy which is increasingly being described as “inclusive innovation”. Le RéseauImpactRecherche-ResearchImpact (RIR), en collaboration avec la Fondation de

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