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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What is the responsibility of universities to KTT? Reflections from the 4th Annual Knowledge Exchange Day / Réflexions sur la responsabilité des universités envers la MdC, à la suite de la 4e Journée sur l’échange des connaissances

Anne Bergen, RIR-Guelph The following post first appeared on the Knowledge Exchange Day blog and is reposted here with permission. Ce récit a été publié la première fois sur le site Knowledge Exchange Day blog. Il est repris ici avec permission. What is the responsibility of universities to KTT? We could first consider

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Look out ResearchImpact…here comes Africa / Attention, RIR… l’Afrique entre en scène!

David Phipps, RIR-York Is it knowledge mobilization? Is it Research Uptake Management? If it walks like a broker and acts like a broker it probably is a broker. And some African universities are brokering to the mutual benefit of communities and universities. S’agit-il de mobilisation des connaissancesou de capacité d’exploitation de la

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RIR Brokers – Sharing Stories / Courtiers RIR – Partage Histoires!

A recent Skype teleconference allowed brokers of ResearchImpact – RèsearcuImpactRecherche to share and exchange stories of engagement events, showing we have much in common!Une récente téléconférence Skype permis courtiers de ResearchImpact - RèsearcuImpactRecherche de partager et échanger des histoires d'événements d'engagement, montrant nous avons beaucoup en commun! The technology worked well

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