Global problems need social science

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00064-x First posted by Hetan Shah in Nature.com on January 15, 2020. Hetan Shah is the soon to be chief executive of the Royal Society (UK). He writes how all the major issues the world faces cannot be addressed by statistics, data, and STEM disciplines alone. Among other things, Hetan Shah states: – Epidemics are […]

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Merry Mobilizing!

Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University and Research Impact Canada! From left to right: Connie Tang, Manager, Research Impact Canada Sylvia Urbanik, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Research Impact Canada Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer, KMb Unit at YorkU David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Helen Ng, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, Research […]

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Chair of the 2020 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

This guest post was first published on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. On behalf of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and Research Impact Canada, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Alice Aiken, Vice-President Research & Innovation at Dalhousie University will be the Chair of the 2020 Canadian […]

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Call for Content: 2020 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

This guest post was first published on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. The PDF download of the CKF20 Call for Content Description The WORD download of the CKF20 Call for Content FORM to send in your contributions. Introduction to the Forum The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was created […]

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Knowledge Translation Professional Certificate

This guest post was first published on the Sick Kids website and is reposted here with permission.   A five-day professional development certificate course for knowledge brokers and other KT Professionals In 2013 the Knowledge Translation Professional CertificateTM was recognized as a leading practice by Accreditation Canada. The certificate training course is dedicated to building competencies […]

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Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum: exciting announcement and save the date

This guest post was first published on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. The Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and Research Impact Canada are pleased to announce an exciting collaboration that will ensure the future success and vitality of the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. The Forum was created in 2012 to […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Specialist – Research Impact Canada

Broadly focused on dissemination and capacity building for knowledge mobilization, the Knowledge Mobilization Specialists (we are hiring two, both located at York University) will collaborate with Research Impact Canada (RIC) member institutions as well as the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) to operationalize RIC’s commitments to knowledge mobilization for the Future Skills Centre (FSC). Under […]

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Planning for an institutional research impact office

Recently some members of the US network Advancing Research Impact in Society were asking about resources for starting an institutional Broader Impacts office. Since Research Impact Canada is focused on institutional aspects of research impact I took the opportunity to respond highlighting some RIC members’ experiences planning for their own research impact office. Below is […]

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From Research Impact to Critical Community Engagement: CESI’s work toward social justice

This guest post was first published on the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute website and is reposted here with permission.   Posted on Monday, September 9th, 2019 Written by Caroline Duvieusart-Déry This blog post is based on a presentation offered at the National Alliance for Broader Impacts Summit 2019, on April 30, 2019. Over the past two […]

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