Knowledge Mobilization Summer Institute, August 17-19, 2015

What is the KMb Summer Institute? Three days of learning and skill development in the field of knowledge mobilization.  Hands-on workshops and networking with professionals will provide a unique opportunity for early career  KMb individuals to develop a solid foundation of understanding of the key principles of KMb, collaboration, stakeholder engagement, and evaluation. Who should […]

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Two York Research Administrators Receive National Awards

Congratulations to David Phipps (RIR-York) on receiving the Research Management Excellence Award from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA). This story was first published on YFile on May 26, 2015 and is reposted here with permission.  The Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) has recognized the accomplishments of two of York’s senior research administrators with national […]

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First Knowledge Synthesis Grants Workshop, May 2015

On May 5, 2015 SSHRC hosted a meeting of knowledge synthesis grant recipients. Knowledge synthesis grants fund researchers and their teams to assesses and communicate the state of the art of knowledge on particular topics of relevance to public policy. Holding a meeting of researchers isn’t new for SSHRC. What is different is SSHRC invited […]

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Subventions de synthèse des connaissances : premier atelier tenu en mai 2015

Le 5 mai 2015, le CRSH organisait une rencontre pour les lauréats de ses subventions de synthèse des connaissances. Ces subventions permettent aux chercheurs et à leurs équipes de faire le point sur les connaissances dans certains domaines précis qui intéressent les politiques publiques, et de les diffuser. L’organisation d’une réunion de chercheurs n’est rien […]

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C2U Expo 2015 Registration Now Open!

C2UExpo is a Canadian-led international conference designed to: showcase best practices in community-campus partnerships worldwide; create a space for collaboration around key issues; and foster ideas for strengthening communities Held every two years, the conference allows community members, universities, colleges, government, and non-profit organizations to create an innovative learning environment. Activities and sessions are diverse, […]

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Recapping the Top Five Most Viewed Posts of 2014 / Résumé des 5 billets les plus lus de 2014

The Mobilize This! blog had a total of over 16,000 views in 2014. In this post, we recap the year’s top five most viewed blog stories. Le blogue Mobilize This! a reçu plus de 16 000 visiteurs en 2014. Revoici les cinq billets qui vous ont le plus intéressés. #1 with 121 views So What the Heck is […]

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Merry Mobilizing from the KMb Unit at York!

  Merry Mobilizing from the KMb Unit at York! From left to right: Anneliese Poetz, Manager, NeuroDevNet KT Core Michael Johnny, Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Isaac Coplan, KT Coordinator, NeuroDevNet KT Core […]

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RIR Welcomes McMaster University to Our Network / Le RIR accueille l’Université McMaster

We are pleased to announce that McMaster University has joined the ResearchImpact-Reseau Impact Recherche network. C’est avec plaisir que nous annonçons l’adhésion de l’Université McMaster au Réseau Impact Recherche-ResearchImpact. On October 21, the ResearchImpact – RéseauImpactRecherche network formally approved an application from McMaster University for admission into the network.  RIR now has 11 member institutions […]

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At the Intersection of Community Engagement and Entrepreneurship / À l’intersection de l’engagement communautaire et de l’entrepreneuriat

We recently had the chance to present communityBUILD, York Region’s approach to supporting social ventures addressing food security and youth employment. There are a number of features that makes communityBUILD unique. Nous avons eu récemment l’occasion de présenter BATIRensemble, l’approche adoptée par la région de York pour appuyer les projets sociaux qui favorisent la sécurité […]

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Dates for 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum – May 14 & 15, 2015

The following guest blog about the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum first appeared on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization blog and is reposted here with permission. Good afternoon KMbers, The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is usually the first week of June. However, with the 2015 Forum in Montreal, QC, we have learned that our original dates […]

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