ResearchImpact IPM Grant Extension

Since 2005 ResearchImpact has been supported by SSHRC and CIHR through an Intellectual Property Mobilization (IPM) grant awarded to York and UVic. This was the first IPM grant in the 10 year history of the IPM program that funded knowledge mobilization for policy and practice relevant research. In Spring 2008

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ResearchImpact 2009 Funding Opportunities

York University and the University of Victoria, as founding members of ResearchImpact -  Canada’s emerging knowledge mobilization network, are pleased to announce the following  opportunities for research funding. Please visit www.researchimpact.ca for more details on these opportunities. These investments are intended to maximize the impact of research toward  efficient and

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ResearchImpact visits the Community-Campus Partnership Program (CUPP), University of Brighton

In September 2008, UVic knowledge broker Laura Milne visited the University of Brighton while on a vacation in the UK. The University of Brighton is the home of the Community-Campus Partnership Program (CUPP), which is an organization that builds collaborative relationships between the university and its surrounding community. Given the

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Networking and Strategy Session on Housing and Homelessness hosted by UVic

On October 30th, UVic hosted a Networking and Strategy Session on Housing and Homelessness. This event was intended to create dialogue around the various issues related to housing and homelessness in Victoria, and to broker connections between academics, policy makers, and community members. Over 50 people from various non-profit organizations,

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How do immigrants overcome “No Canadian Work Experience challenges”? survey

The Work Skills Centre (WSC), a community-based, non-profit organization that supports immigrants, has developed a survey for their research project which aims at answering the important policy question: How do immigrants overcome "No Canadian Work Experience challenges"? The survey is a research initiative of WSC to understand the challenges faced

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KM Highlighted in York University President’s Report to the Community and “hold the date” for KM Expo 2009

York University President Mamdouh Shoukri recently released his 2008 Report to the Community outlining accomplishments made during his first year as President. Reflecting on York’s University Academic Plan President Shoukri states that the UAP “sets the intensification and expansion of research as the paramount objective”. Included in the

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York Community Data Sharing Symposium I

On Friday November 14, the KM Unit at York University co-hosted a York Community Data Sharing Symposium, with the objective of supporting community capacity-building in utilizing data. The Symposium also introduced the York Children's Services Data Station, a web-based portal which houses child-relevant data to help inform service-based decision-making. 75 attendees

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