RIR Welcomes McMaster University to Our Network / Le RIR accueille l’Université McMaster

We are pleased to announce that McMaster University has joined the ResearchImpact-Reseau Impact Recherche network. C’est avec plaisir que nous annonçons l’adhésion de l’Université McMaster au Réseau Impact Recherche-ResearchImpact. On October 21, the ResearchImpact – RéseauImpactRecherche network formally approved an application from McMaster University for admission into the network.  RIR now has

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

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

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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Dates for 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum – May 14 & 15, 2015

The following guest blog about the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum first appeared on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization blog and is reposted here with permission. Good afternoon KMbers, The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is usually the first week of June. However, with the 2015 Forum in Montreal, QC, we have learned that

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 7

[caption id="attachment_6534" align="alignright" width="300"] ResearchImpact booth[/caption] Krista Jensen, RIR-York Until next time! It's been another great Congress! Here's what happened this year: Over the 7 days we had more than 170 conversations with researchers from 30 plus universities and 6 community organizations I had 2 great breakfast conversations about knowledge mobilization with community engaged researchers from

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 5

[caption id="attachment_6524" align="alignright" width="300"] View of Lake Ontario from Niagara-on-the-Lake[/caption] Krista Jensen, RIR-York What are the chances? On Wednesday morning at breakfast, I grabbed the first seat I could find at a table where five people were chatting with each other.  Unlike my fellow York KMb colleagues, Michael and David, I am decidedly

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 4

Michael Johnny, RIR – YorkResearchImpact is ubiquitous.This is my 8th Congress, working the ResearchImpact/ReseauImpactRecherche (RIR) booth. I am confident that our national network is beginning to be seen as national leaders in knowledge mobilization. The last year has been a very positive one for our network, but an important part

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 3

Michael Johnny, RIR – YorkConnections. They are always central to effective KMb, but I noticed today especially how important connections are – to build, maintain and support. Let’s examine some highlights of my day:- A friend and former colleague of mine from my years working in Aboriginal literacy showed up,

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 1

David Phipps, RIR-York Welcome to Congress 2014 hosted at Brock University in St. Catharine’s, Ontario. It is the university’s 50th anniversary and the 83rd year for Congress. David Phipps and Michael Johnny (RIR-York) are hosting the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche booth. This year the booth is featuring posters of RIR projects that have had an

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Spring Travel 2014 and the Need for a Shared Calendar / Printemps 2014 : événements, déplacements… et calendrier commun

David Phipps, RIR-York This spring Canada is hosting a number of key knowledge mobilization and related events....but can we please speak to each other so this confluence of riches doesn't happen next year Ce printemps, de nombreuses rencontres importantes pour la mobilisation des connaissances ont lieu un peu partout au Canada... On

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Ideafest 2014: Mobilizing and Celebrating UVic Research / Ideafest 2014 : mobiliser et célébrer la recherche à l’Université de Victoria

Tara Todesco, RIR-UVic Tara Todesco, KMb Coordinator at the University of Victoria,blogs about IdeaFest, an annual festival of research held at UVic. Tara Todesco, coordonnatrice de la MdC à l’Université de Victoria, au sujet d’IdeaFest, un festival annuel de valorisation de la recherche qui se déroule à son université. This spring, I had

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