The International School of Research Impact Assessment, Barcelona, September 15-19 / The International School of Research Impact Assessment, Barcelone, du 15 au 19 septembre

The International School of Research Impact Assessment will be held in Barcelona, Spain, on September 15-19, 2013. Kathryn Graham, a co-organizer of the five day school, shares some information about this exciting event in this guest post. La première rencontre de « l’École internationale d’évaluation de l’impact de la recherche » a eu lieu à Barcelone, en Espagne, du […]

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Welcome New ResearchImpact Universities / Le Réseau Impact Recherche accueille ses nouveaux membres

“On behalf of my colleagues, it is my pleasure to welcome four new universities to ResearchImpact, Canada’s knowledge mobilization network”, says Robert Haché, vice president research & innovation at York University. The Université de Montreal, Carleton University, Wilfrid Laurier University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University now join the existing six ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) university members following a […]

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David Phipps and York U’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit Named Canada’s Biggest Influencers

The following was originally posted in YFile, York Univesity’s Daily News, on February 6, 2013 and is reposted here with permission. David Phipps, executive director, Research & Innovation Services, which includes York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb), has been named the most influential knowledge broker in Canada, according to a report by Knowledge Mobilization Works, […]

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2013 York KMb Learning Events / Les activités d’apprentissage offertes par York MdC en 2013

York KMb is offering sessions for researchers, staff and graduate students to help make their research relevant to professional practice and policy development. York MdC offre des séances de formation à l’attention des professeurs, du personnel et des étudiants gradués afin de les aider à accroître la pertinence de leurs recherches sur le plan de […]

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York University’s 2012 Year in Review / Revue de l’année 2012 de l’université york

David Phipps, RIR-York Not quite an annual report but we have crunched the numbers for York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit’s activities for 2012. As you can see, we were busy at home and on the road. Sans être exactement un rapport annuel, nous avons compilé les chiffres relatifs aux activités de l’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances […]

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Another KM-bee Leaves the Bee Hive / Une autre abeille de la mobilisation quite la ruche

David Phipps, RIR-York Gary Myers, a former volunteer in York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit, has joined another York KMb Alumnus working in knowledge mobilization at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Their contributions to the field continue even beyond their work at York University. Gary Myers, qui a été bénévole à l’Unité de mobilisation des […]

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Merry Mobilizing from the KMb Unit at York

Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University! Back row left to right: Paula Elias, Research Translation Assistant Jane Wedlock, Knowledge Mobilization Officer at the United Way York Region Christina Ransom, Data and Communications Assistant Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer Michael Johnny, Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Front row left to right: Sabah Haque, Research Translation Assistant […]

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Congratulations to David Phipps!

Today York’s YFile released a story about Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal winners at York. We are pleased to let you know that David Phipps (RIR-York) was among the recipients! The medals, which are awarded to individuals in tribute to their achievements and significant contributions to Canada, are part of a global celebration of the […]

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ResearchImpact Wants to Grow / Le RéseauImpactRecherche veut grandir

Deadline: January 25, 2013 Founded in 2006 by York University and the University of Victoria, ResearchImpact is Canada’s knowledge mobilization network. In 2010-2011, ResearchImpact expanded to include Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Université du Québec à Montréal, University of Guelph and University of Saskatchewan. Responding to local opportunities and constraints has resulted in different […]

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A Milestone for Mobilize This! / Un nouveau jalon pour Mobilize This!

By David Phipps, RIR-York ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) has been publishing on the knowledge mobilization blog, Mobilize This! since May 30, 2008. This week we hit 100,000 views. In this post we look back on some highlights. Thanks to Krista Jensen for compiling the stats. ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) a publié sur Mobilize This!, le blogue dédié à la […]

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