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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Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization

As of January 2017, the University of Guelph’s Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization will be offered entirely online. Through three eight-week courses, the program helps participants develop new skills and use various techniques to help turn knowledge into action. Turning Knowledge into Action Promotional Early Bird Fee offered until November 25, 2016. Register today

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Day 1 – Blueprint: Affordable Housing

This guest post first appeared on ventureLAB's blog on October 19, 2016 and is reposted here with permission. communityBUILD Design Lab brings out passion and fierce competition for the best solutions that address affordable housing On October 15, 2016 over one hundred high school students, post-secondary students, housing experts, entrepreneurs, designers, advocates

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Knowledge Mobilization Symposium on Research Impacts / Symposium sur la Mobilisation des connaissances et les retombées de la recherche

David Phipps is the KT Lead for NeuroDevNet and was chair of the NCE Knowledge Mobilization Symposium on June 27, 2016. This report provides a summary of each section and the detailed notes from participant discussions. This report highlights NCE practices for Governing for Impact and Monitoring/Evaluating Impact. Chef du transfert

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York U Champions Research Mobilization Through Graduate Experiential Education Program

The following article appeared in York University’s YFile on April 24, 2012 and is reposted here with permission. York U welcomed 22 graduate students and their respective community partners on Monday, Sept. 19 to celebrate the launch of an exciting new award opportunity at the University. [caption id="attachment_8877" align="alignnone" width="500"] The

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Knowledge Mobilization Summer School – August 15-17, Carleton University, Ottawa

This post first appeared on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. For full details about the KMb Summer School, click here. Knowledge Mobilization Summer School – 2nd Annual, Carleton University, Ottawa August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm EDT | $452 Please save

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York Leads Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum to a New Level of Excellence

This post originally appeared in YFile on July 6, 2016 and is reposted here with permission. York University hosted the fifth annual Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum (CKF16) on June 28 and 29. By all standards this was the largest and most comprehensive gathering of knowledge mobilization scholars, students and practitioners in the

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Strengthening impact through people. Or ‘Why REF is like your mother in law’ / Augmenter l’impact grâce aux personnes, ou Pourquoi le Research Excellence Framework (REF, organisme d’évaluation de la recherche universitaire au R.-U.) ressemble un peu à une belle-mère

Julie Bayley (Coventry University, UK) is collaborating with David Phipps (RIR-York) under a Fellowship from the Association of Commonwealth Universities. They are working on competencies for knowledge brokers and the new concept of "impact literacy". This first appeared on Julie's blog on June 22, 2016.  Julie Bayley (Coventry University, R.-U.) et

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Reflections of CARA 2016 / Réflexions sur l’ACAAR 2016

The ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) network has begun our annual spring road show exhibiting to stakeholders to listen to their needs and raise awareness of institutional supports for knowledge mobilization. We kicked off the road show with the Canadian Association of Research Administrators in Vancouver. Le RéseauImpactRecherche–ResearchImpact (RIR) a entamé sa tournée printanière

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Revolutionising How Researchers Connect With the Public / La mobilisation des connaissances à l’UQAM : rapprocher les chercheurs des besoins des publics utilisateurs

Dr. Catherine Mounier, Vice President of Research and Creation at l'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), recently described to British journal International Innovation how projects developed at UQAM are helping to improve the scientific and social impact of research by strengthening the links between researchers and the public.   La vice-rectrice

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Enabling Online Community For Remote Learners: An Opportunity with Contact North

The Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage (MICH) Program at York University invites you to attend an afternoon broadcast from the Mobile Summit 2016 at Lambton College. The broadcast will take place at Kaneff Tower, York University, Room 746 and will feature MICH and Contact North representatives discussing a free video collaboration

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