Workshop Helps Grad Students Use Plain Language When Writing About Research

This post was first published on January 10, 2019 in YFile, York University’s News. It is reposted here with permission. Innovation York’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) unit is a national and international leader. It has a suite of services that create connections between researchers and community and government organizations to support the development of research partnerships […]

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Recapping the Top Five Most Popular Posts of 2018 / Résumé des 5 billets les plus populaire de 2018

Here’s a look at the top five most popular blog posts in 2018. Revoici les cinq billets qui vous ont le plus intéressés. #1 – 592 views Impact Strategy Checklist / Une liste de vérification pour la stratégie d’impact Most grant applications now require the applicant to describe what the impacts of the research will […]

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Merry Mobilizing!

  Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University! From left to right: Anneliese Poetz, Manager, KT Core, Kids Brain Health David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer, KMb Unit Michael Johnny, Manager, Knowledge Mobilization, KMb Unit Sarah Howe, Director, Innovation York Absent: Asam Malik, Design Communications […]

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Research Impact Canada Receives Real Impact Award

First reported by York University on November 26, 2018. Research Impact Canada (RIC) was honoured with the Real Impact Outstanding Contribution Award by Emerald Publishing on Nov. 20. RIC is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. It has been […]

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Call for Proposals- NABI 2019 Summit: Exploring Broader Impacts Through Connectedness

NABI 2019 Summit: Exploring Broader Impacts Through Connectedness This year’s summit explores the multiple layers of connections that are associated with broader impacts. Broader impacts through connectedness encompasses connections (internal and external) with and between individuals, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), social sciences, arts and humanities, research, practice, projects and programs, theories, resources, and […]

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I am a Knowledge Broker / Je suis courtier en connaissances

Picture this…a knowledge broker is at a party and meets up with someone who innocently asks, “So…what is it you do?” The knowledge broker faces the stress of trying to communicate what it is he does. Well now, thanks to Travis Sztainert, you can see this play out in his YouTube video appropriately titled, “I […]

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$5 Million Grant Will Help Researchers Magnify the Societal Impact of Scientific Advances

This week’s post was first published on October 17, 2018 in the University of Missouri’s News Bureau and is reposted here with permission. The ARIS Center will help scientists communicate the impact of their research Story Contact(s): Eric Stann, stanne@missouri.edu, 573-882-3346 COLUMBIA, Mo. – When Humira came on the market, many found relief from symptoms […]

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Research Impact Canada Annual Meeting – What Are We Saying About Ourselves? / Rencontre annuelle du Réseau Impact Recherche Canada – que disons-nous de nous-mêmes ?

Once each year in September the Research Impact Canada (RIC) members get together to review the previous year and plan for the next year(s). It is a chance to renew existing and forge new relationships. It is also a chance to take the pulse of the Network. Chaque année, en septembre, les membres du Réseau […]

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Call for Papers – Engaged Scholar Journal

Issue 10 (Volume 5, Issue 2, Fall 2019) Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching and Learning is Canada’s online, open-access, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal committed to profiling best practices in ‘engaged scholarship’ informed by community-academic partnerships in research, teaching and learning. The Journal occasionally publishes hard copies of its issues as well. Our Mission is to promote and support […]

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Program Announcement: People, Place, and Public Engagement Conference, October 2018 in St. John’s, NL, Canada

We are just over a month from welcoming visitors from across Canada and the world to People, Place, and Public Engagement, a conference about community-university collaboration, at our incredible new site on Signal Hill. So now, without further ado, we’d like to announce our featured speakers… Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, is our […]

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