The Collaborative Process Behind McMaster’s Guide to Collaboration…. / La démarche collaborative derrière le guide de McMaster sur la collaboration…

One of the challenges for community members wishing to access university expertise is that it’s hard to find the way in.  “There’s no front door,” people tell us. So, in April 2015, a small group of collaborators from McMaster and the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton decided to create

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Canadian Science Policy Fellowship / Bourse pour l’élaboration de politiques canadiennes

The call for applications opens February 17, 2016, and closes March 31, 2016 at 5 p.m. PDT.  Fellowships begin in September 2016 and last for 12 months. L’appel de candidatures débute le 17 février 2016, et prend fin le 31 mars 2016 à 17 h (HAP).  Les stages, d’une durée de 12 mois, commenceront en septembre 2016. About the fellowship Mitacs is committed to

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Putting Our Best Faces Forward / Faire valoir nos atouts

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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CUVIC 2016 Conference, April 27-29, 2016

The University of Victoria (UVic), along with community partners, invites you to share your voice at CUVIC 2016: Reconciliation, Innovation and Transformation through Engagement, from April 27-29 at the UVic campus in Victoria, BC. This conference will demonstrate how local communities and UVic are responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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McMaster Optimal Aging Portal Gaining National Recognition for Evidence-Based Information

This post was originally published in the McMaster Community-Campus Update newsletter and is reposted here with permission. Celebrating its first anniversary, the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal is gaining national recognition as a valuable resource of evidence-based information about how to stay healthy, active and engaged as we grow older. Over the past

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Merry Mobilizing!

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

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Rainwater research / Recherche sur l’eau de pluie

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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Call for Content: Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16

On behalf of the Board of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and the Chair and Planning Committee of the 2016 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16,  it is our pleasure to announce the Call for Content for #CKF16 The theme for this year is: Systems and Sustainability – Creating enduring Knowledge Mobilization The deadline

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Competencies and Skills for Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Exchange (Survey Request)

The following is a request for participation from David Phipps, RIR-York in his collaborative research project on priority competencies and skills for KMb and KE. https://goo.gl/r3INlw I am conducting a collaborative research project on priority competencies and skills for knowledge mobilization and knowledge exchange. My collaborators are Monica Batac (graduate student, Ryerson

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Informing policy and practice / Modeler les pratiques et les politiques

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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Social R+D

This week's guest post first appeared on SiG's (Social Innovation Generation) website and is reposted here with permission.  In July 2015, an emerging cross-sector alliance of social innovators, thinkers, activists, pragmatists and advocates came together to explore how R&D for social impact could become more accessible, supported, integrated, diffuse and intentional.

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Campus to City: Colleges, Universities, and City Building – October 31, 2015

David Phipps, RIR-York, will be presenting at this upcoming event taking place across all three SFU campuses in Metro Vancouver. The full conference schedule and registration details are available here. When: Saturday, October 31, 2015  9:00 am - 7:00 pm Where: SFU Vancouver, SFU Surrey, SFU Burnaby SFU Public Square, in partnership with RECODE, an

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