Rethinking Research Impact / Repenser l’impact de la recherche

By David Phipps (ResearchImpact, York) Some new thinking from researchers helps to refine our thinking about the impact of research and how we measure the “impact” (or “contribution”) research might have on policy and practice decisions. De nouvelles réflexions de chercheurs nous aident à redéfinir notre compréhension de l’impact de la recherche et la manière […]

Read More…

KMb press release / MdC communiqué de presse

York University and United Way of York Region examine link between living conditions and health. Two funding announcements will move university research into communities. L’Université York et United Way de la région de York examinent les liens entre les conditions de vie et la santé.  L’annonce du financement de deux projets va permettre à la […]

Read More…

post cards from congress – day 4

Day 4 started out with Chad Gaffield, President of SSHRC speaking about Research On the Digital Economy.  Researchimpact-RéseauImpactRecherche actively tweeted his remarks (a portion of which are shown below) throughout his talk which was followed by presentation from a number of the principal investigators of grants from the SSHRC Synthesis in the Digital Economy program.  […]

Read More…

The Harris Centre launches The Regional / Le Harris Centre lance The Regional

ResearchImpact – Réseau Impact Recherche member The Harris Centre at Memorial University has launched a new quarterly newsletter called The Regional. Here is an excerpt from the first edition. Le Harris Centre, membre du Réseau Impact Recheche – ResearchImpact vient de lancer une nouvelle infolettre trimestrielle appelée “The Regional”. Voici un extrait de la première […]

Read More…

A community of 1000 and growing / Une communauté de 1000 membres… en croissance

1000 followers – it’s not a record but Twitter is an important part of connecting to a broader community of knowledge practitioners. 1000 abonnés – Il ne s’agit pas d’un reccord, mais Twitter représente une voie privilégiée pour rejoindre la communauté élargie des “praticiens du savoir”. Lady Gaga has 7,941,444 twitter followers. Oprah has 5,549,842. […]

Read More…

UVic KMb award / Le Prix de l’Université de Victoria en mobilisation des connaissances

Dr. Catherine Mateer of UVic is the inaugural recipient of a new knowledge mobilization award from the BC Psychological Association, created in her name-the Catherine Mateer Scientist-Practitioner Award – to recognize her work in helping people who have suffered problems with memory, attention and self-regulation following car accidents, falls and blows to the head. Le […]

Read More…

CU Expo 2011, May 10-14, 2011 / CU Expo 2011, du 10 au 14 mai 2011

We are excited to announce the upcoming CU Expo 2011 taking place in Waterloo this May, which will focus on Community-University Partnerships: Bringing global perspectives to local action. ResearchImpact will be leading a session on tools for knowledge mobilization on Friday, May 13th- hope to see you there! Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer […]

Read More…

Partnering for a better community: Living in York Region – A Community Indicators Project / En partenariat pour une meilleure communauté: Vivre dans la Région de York – Un projet d’indicateurs communautaires

By Michael Johnny (ResearchImpact York) York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is partnered in a three-year project to support the development of healthy communities in York Region. L’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances de York est engagée dans un projet en partenariat de trois ans visant à soutenir le développement de communautés en santé dans la Région de […]

Read More…

Knowledge Mobilization for Climate Change – Internship Programme Competition

York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is excited to announce the start of the graduate student internship competition as part of the Knowledge Mobilization for Climate Change Project. The goal of this project is to make York climate change research and expertise more accessible to policymakers, so that academic research can better inform municipal level climate […]

Read More…

Partnership Practices Call for Posters

Shawna Reibling (ResearchImpact – Guelph) announces a call for posters for the upcoming Partnership Practices: Working with Community, Industry and Government event. See below for full details: As a new mobilizer at the University of Guelph, I want to get to know the projects, ideas and practices, especially in the area of partnerships, that are […]

Read More…