York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit Celebrates 10 Years of Service

This week’s post, celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University, first appeared in YFile on February 7, 2016 and is reposted here with permission. York University’s Knowledge  Mobilization (KMb) Unit, a national leader with an international reputation for connecting research and researchers to maximize the impact of their findings on […]

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The Who, What and How of Research Impact / L’impact de la recherche : le qui, le quoi et le comment

David Phipps has just returned from three weeks in the UK for his Fellowship funded by the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Working with his Fellowship partner, Julie Bayley (Coventry University), he became immersed in research impacts mediated through public engagement, commercialization, entrepreneurship, internationalization and knowledge exchange. This affords the opportunity for a trans-Atlantic comparison of […]

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Recapping the Top Five Most Popular Posts of 2015 / Résumé des 5 billets les plus populaire de 2015

For this year’s annual recap of our most popular blog posts, we looked to our twitter feed @ResearchImpact. Here’s the list of the top 5 most popular blog posts according to our twitter followers: #1 with 3478 Impressions, 85 Engagements, 9 Retweets and 10 Likes Five Steps to Research Impact / Cinq étapes pour que […]

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Merry Mobilizing!

  Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University! From left to right: Michael Johnny, Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Anneliese Poetz, Manager, NeuroDevNet KT Core David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer Rebecca Giblon, Research Translation Assistant Amber Vance, Research Translation Assistant Meghan Terry, Design Communications Assistant Stacie Ross, KT […]

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Call for Content: Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16

On behalf of the Board of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and the Chair and Planning Committee of the 2016 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16,  it is our pleasure to announce the Call for Content for #CKF16 The theme for this year is: Systems and Sustainability – Creating enduring Knowledge Mobilization The deadline for contribution is […]

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Competencies and Skills for Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Exchange (Survey Request)

The following is a request for participation from David Phipps, RIR-York in his collaborative research project on priority competencies and skills for KMb and KE. https://goo.gl/r3INlw I am conducting a collaborative research project on priority competencies and skills for knowledge mobilization and knowledge exchange. My collaborators are Monica Batac (graduate student, Ryerson University), Julie Bayley […]

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Campus to City: Colleges, Universities, and City Building – October 31, 2015

David Phipps, RIR-York, will be presenting at this upcoming event taking place across all three SFU campuses in Metro Vancouver. The full conference schedule and registration details are available here. When: Saturday, October 31, 2015  9:00 am – 7:00 pm Where: SFU Vancouver, SFU Surrey, SFU Burnaby SFU Public Square, in partnership with RECODE, an initiative of […]

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David Phipps named a Fellow of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Congratulations to David Phipps, RIR-York, who was recently awarded a Fellowship from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The following story first appeared in York University’s YFile on September 18, 2015 and is reposted here with permission. David Phipps, executive director research & innovation services, has been awarded a Fellowship from the Association of Commonwealth […]

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Welcome University of New Brunswick / L’Université du Nouveau-Brunswick parmi nous

On April 8, 2015 the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) Executive Leads committee made a conditional acceptance to the University of New Brunswick to become the 12th RIR university. On August 24, 2015, those conditions were met and we were pleased to welcome UNB as our newest RIR member. Le 8 avril 2015, le comité directeur du RéseauImpactRecherche-ResearchImpact […]

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Online Recruitment for Research Study on Knowledge Mobilization

Monica Batac, a graduate student, at Ryerson University is recruiting participants for a Q-study to assess priority competencies and skills for knowledge mobilization. Ryerson University’s Research Ethics Board has approved this study. Diverse participants from academic and non-academic organizations are invited to complete the survey. Potential participants include knowledge mobilization researchers, knowledge brokers, intermediaries, and […]

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