ResearchImpact welcomes the launch of Yaffle

A yaffle of wood. A yaffle of fish. A yaffle of research? A word drawn from Newfoundland English got a new meaning today, thanks to an initiative undertaken by Memorial University of Newfoundland. The university launched a new online resource – called Yaffle – aimed at providing greater accessibility to the university’s research expertise and […]

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YorkU KM Expo 2009- Register today!

You are warmly invited to participate in the 2009 KM Expo: It’s About Partnerships. This event has been organized by the Knowledge Mobilization (KM) Unit at York University, which operates in partnership with the Human Services Planning Coalition of York Region and the York Region District School Board. York’s annual Expo celebrates the successes of […]

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YorkU’s KM P2P Network Welcomes Angie Hart on February 5

The KM Peer-2-Peer Network at York University is pleased to welcome Angie Hart, Director of the Community University Partnership Program (Cupp), at the University of Brighton, UK on Thursday, February 5, 9:00 am to noon in Room 106, Accolade West, Keele Campus, York University. For more information, please contact us at kmunit@yorku.ca. […]

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ResearchImpact 2009 Funding Opportunities

York University and the University of Victoria, as founding members of ResearchImpact –  Canada’s emerging knowledge mobilization network, are pleased to announce the following  opportunities for research funding. Please visit www.researchimpact.ca for more details on these opportunities. These investments are intended to maximize the impact of research toward  efficient and effective human services, more responsive […]

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York’s KM Expo 2009 – save the date!

Join us on Friday, February 6, 2009, when York University’s KM Unit will be hosting their second annual KM Expo in Richmond Hill. York’s annual Expo celebrates the successes of KM partnerships between York University and York Region while engaging KM stakeholders in planning future collaborations and discussing current issues. The KM Expo creates a […]

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ResearchImpact visits the Community-Campus Partnership Program (CUPP), University of Brighton

In September 2008, UVic knowledge broker Laura Milne visited the University of Brighton while on a vacation in the UK. The University of Brighton is the home of the Community-Campus Partnership Program (CUPP), which is an organization that builds collaborative relationships between the university and its surrounding community. Given the similarities in mandate between CUPP […]

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Networking and Strategy Session on Housing and Homelessness hosted by UVic

On October 30th, UVic hosted a Networking and Strategy Session on Housing and Homelessness. This event was intended to create dialogue around the various issues related to housing and homelessness in Victoria, and to broker connections between academics, policy makers, and community members. Over 50 people from various non-profit organizations, government branches, local businesses, and […]

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How do immigrants overcome “No Canadian Work Experience challenges”? survey

The Work Skills Centre (WSC), a community-based, non-profit organization that supports immigrants, has developed a survey for their research project which aims at answering the important policy question: How do immigrants overcome “No Canadian Work Experience challenges”? The survey is a research initiative of WSC to understand the challenges faced by immigrants and they are […]

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