Impacts, “Grimpacts”, and “Himpacts”

I was in Bilbao, Spain recently teaching in a course titled “Implementing a National Health Research Strategy” and one session raised ethical considerations of research impacts. Grimpacts were mentioned and I invented a new term, “himpact”: the impact of research that excludes women and trans people. Disponible en français I think we are all comfortable […]

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Association of Commonwealth Universities Supports Impact / L’Association des universités du Commonwealth soutient l’impact

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) released their new strategic plan “The Road to 3030” on March 15, 2019. Launching the strategic plan, ACU states “The ACU believes that universities make a critical contribution to sustainable development across the Commonwealth and beyond.” Three of the five goals in this strategic plan link to knowledge mobilization […]

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Research Snapshots: Transforming Knowledge to Benefit Society

This guest post was first published on the University of Victoria’s Research News website and is reposted here with permission. Have jargon and complex concepts prevented you from understanding a research article? Do you ever wish you could get a quick summary of an intriguing research study? UVic’s new Research Snapshots templates can help. Originally […]

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Knowledge Broker – Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital – Toronto, ON

Full position details Knowledge Broker – ARC $28.52 – $35.74 an hour TITLE: Knowledge Broker STATUS: Temporary Part-time (up to 0.60 FTE) PROGRAM: ARC/Evidence to Care SALARY: Grade 5 ($28.52 to $35.74) Autism Research Centre is looking for a Knowledge Broker to join the POND Network team. The Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND) Network […]

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Knowledge Translation Coordinator NWAC – Ottawa, ON

Full position details $37,500 – $45,000 a year Job Posting: Knowledge Translation Coordinator; Walking the RED Path (HIV/HCV Initiative) Reports to: Director of Health Salary Range: $37,500 to $45,000 Term: Permanent Closing Date: Open until filled Location: Ottawa Summary The Knowledge Translation Coordinator will assist with project activities as part of the Walking the RED […]

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Knowledge Translation & Solutions Coordinator – Parachute- Toronto, ON

Full Position Details Knowledge Translation & Solutions Coordinator – One Year Contract Parachute is seeking a Knowledge Translation & Solutions Coordinatorto join our team in a one-year contract role. Thisindividual will be responsible for the project management, development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of a variety of research and knowledge translation initiatives, includingprograms, within Parachute.  You will act […]

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Mobilize YU

The Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University is pleased to announce a new 8-week course focused on knowledge mobilization called Mobilize YU. Participants will learn about knowledge mobilization planning, effective ways to share academic research with society and how to measure and communicate the impacts of their research. Knowledge Mobilization Unit staff, along with guest […]

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Incremental Changes to the Co-Produced Pathway to Impact

This week’s guest post comes from Stephen MacGregor @Steve_KMbRI, who is a Phd student in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University.  In response to the recent post about evolving the Co-Produced Pathway to Impact (CPPI), several incremental changes to the pathway are discussed. In line with the continual progression in thinking about how research […]

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