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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CommunityBUILD Launches the Social Venture Pipeline Accelerator Program for Social Entrepreneurs

This post originally appeared in YFile on April 6, 2014 and is reposted here with permission. Innovation York announces that communityBUILD, an ongoing collaboration between York University, Seneca College, ventureLAB, United Way Toronto and York Region, has launched a new Social Venture Pipeline initiative to help budding social entrepreneurs in York

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Writing a Provisional Patent Application from a Student’s Perspective

Written by Jack Bauer. York Region District School Board (YRDSB) was one of York University’s first Knowledge Mobilization partners in 2006. Ten years later, six YRDSB high school students attended a patent workshop as part of York’s programming for entrepreneurship, Launch YU. Three grade 12 students (Alicia, Jake, Kanav) and three

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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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