Two York Research Administrators Receive National Awards

Congratulations to David Phipps (RIR-York) on receiving the Research Management Excellence Award from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA). This story was first published on YFile on May 26, 2015 and is reposted here with permission.  [caption id="attachment_8084" align="alignleft" width="276"] David Phipps and Angela Zeno[/caption] The Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) has

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Subventions de synthèse des connaissances : premier atelier tenu en mai 2015

Le 5 mai 2015, le CRSH organisait une rencontre pour les lauréats de ses subventions de synthèse des connaissances. Ces subventions permettent aux chercheurs et à leurs équipes de faire le point sur les connaissances dans certains domaines précis qui intéressent les politiques publiques, et de les diffuser. L’organisation d’une

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Students Serving / Servir les étudiants

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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A Driving Need / Un besoin très moteur

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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Knowledge Mobilization Product Research / Recherche sur les résultats de la mobilisation des connaissances

Queen's University student Amber Vance recently completed a three week placement at York University's Knowledge Mobilization Unit where she researched knowledge translation products. Here are her reflections on the experience.  Amber Vance, une étudiante de l’Université Queen’s, a fait récemment un stage de trois semaines à l’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances de

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Infographics for Knowledge Translation

This week’s guest post written by Issac Coplan, comes from the NeuroDevNet KT blog KT Core-ner. It was originally published on April 8, 2015 and is reposted here with permission. The word infographic is an abbreviation of the term “Information Graphic”. Increasingly, these forms of data visualization have used in knowledge

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New Student-Developed Board Game Bridging Academia With Practical World

This week’s post by Susan Hickman comes from Carleton Now, Carleton University’s monthly community magazine and is reposted here with permission. See the original post here. [caption id="attachment_7938" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Carleton master’s student Anthony Maki is one of the creators of the KMb board game.(Susan Hickman Photo)[/caption] A game developed in a knowledge mobilization

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Documentary to Give Voice to Key Players in Violence Against Women Movement

This week’s post from Maria McClintock comes from Carleton Now, Carleton University's monthly community magazine and is reposted here with permission. See the original post here. Eileen Morrow, Gloria Harris, Andree Cote – and the list goes on. These women may not be household names, but when it comes to violence against women, they’re

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Reflections From Our Wonderful Knowledge Mobilization Students – Hilda Smith / Quelques réflexions des merveilleux étudiants de l’équipe de mobilisation des connaissances – Hilda Smith

On August 28, 2014, we bid farewell to some of the students who have been instrumental in helping York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit deliver expert knowledge mobilization services. We are pleased to post the reflections of our students on their time with us. Le 28 août dernier, nous disions au revoir à

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Walking the Talk of Community Engagement / Prouver, concrètement, notre engagement communautaire

There are many opportunities to meet and publish about community engagement. David Phipps (York University) and Jane Wedlock (United Way York Region) are active in these spaces but we’re wondering how others participate. How do we support authentic community campus partnerships? Les occasions de rencontre et de publication dans le domaine

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