UVic Summer Interns 2009

The interns for UVic’s KM/CBR Sumer Internship program have been selected! Through the ResearchImpact initiative, the UVic Office of Community Based Research is sponsoring ten graduate students to work hands on with a local Community Organizations on a piece of research relating to social policy. The UVic KM Coordinator received 27 outstanding proposals, and an […]

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ResearchImpact Funds Homelessness Research and Knowledge Mobilization

“At this time, there is a dearth of information on the effectiveness of our responses to homelessness and our service models, including housing programs. That is, there is very little evaluation research of programs in Canada…In an era of increasing solutions to homelessness, it is increasingly important to know what works, why it works and […]

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ResearchImpact helps to launch Mobilizing Minds: Pathways to Young Adult Mental Health

David Phipps, ResearchImpact/York University Tara Syed, Mobilizing Minds/Trent University Mobilizing Minds is a $1.5M CIHR funded 5 year KM project which is a partnership between young adults and academic researchers (jointly lead by York and UManitoba). The project will develop tools to inform young adults’ decisions about mental health and will also study the process […]

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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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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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KM Highlighted in York University President’s Report to the Community and “hold the date” for KM Expo 2009

York University President Mamdouh Shoukri recently released his 2008 Report to the Community outlining accomplishments made during his first year as President. Reflecting on York’s University Academic Plan President Shoukri states that the UAP “sets the intensification and expansion of research as the paramount objective”. Included in the intensification of the research enterprise is Knowledge […]

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