Building the concept of research impact literacy- FREE access to article until Dec 31st

Bayley, J.E and Phipps, D. (2019) Building the concept of  research impact literacy, Evidence & Policy, vol 15, no 4, 597–606,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1332/174426417X15034894876108   Research impact is being recognized as crucial in academia and is being incorporated into its processes. Now it is more important than ever to understand how to assess impact. In Julie […]

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Introduction to Knowledge Mobilization Course at the University of Guelph

  Are you interested in learning how to make an impact with the important work you are doing? How can you make a real difference and move your research into action?   The Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph is offering three short courses that will introduce you to the fundamentals of knowledge […]

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Network for Advancing and Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science (AESIS) Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities Conference

On October 14-16, 2020, The AESIS Network hosted the ‘The Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities on Society 2020’, virtually to a global audience. RIC’s Future Skills Team was thrilled to attend the conference and hear from leaders in this field. The goal of this conference was to foster a discussion on assessing and stimulating […]

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Real Impact Awards

The Real Impact Awards celebrate those in the research community who go above and beyond to make a difference. The Real Impact Awards form part of our commitment to championing research and research practices or processes that can make an impact beyond academia. In 2019 the Interdisciplinary Research Fund Award was introduced; a natural extension to the Awards, this […]

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Job Posting: KTE Associate position at the Institute for Work & Health

The Institute for Work & Health is currently seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Knowledge Transfer & Exchange (KTE) Associate.  Application deadline is October 23, 2020. The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization with a mission to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of […]

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Knowledge mobilized: Stories on mobilizing research in the community- free online event!

In 2019, the University of Alberta released a funding opportunity to support the knowledge mobilization of recent research done at the University. The funding enabled researchers to mobilize the results of recent research in the areas of skills, skills development, skills infrastructure, training, and/or future skills, and/or to provide students with opportunities to learn skills related […]

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Job Posting: Knowledge Mobilization and Communications Coordinator at the University of Guelph

  Read below for an exciting opportunity at the University of Guelph. The information below is a copy of the posting from the University website. To learn more, please visit https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/careers-guelph/current-opportunities/knowledge-mobilization-and-communications-coordinator   Knowledge Mobilization and Communications Coordinator Research Innovation Office Temporary full-time from September 14, 2020 to September 9, 2022 Hiring #: 2020-0250 Please read the […]

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Reporting KT activities in the academic CV: How can we show the impact of our research?

Written by Julia Levin   Researchers are being asked more and more to demonstrate the impact of their work. If you are a researcher who has been able to show the real-life application of your research, how do you show for it on your curriculum vitae (CV)? Members of the Integrated Knowledge Translation Research Network […]

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Virtual and Remote Knowledge Brokering

With COVID-19 and the push for working from home (if possible), we’re “Zooming” into more video-conferencing meetings more than ever. Reaching out to our RIC Network of 60+ members from ~20 universities across Canada, we heard that sharing and facilitating knowledge virtually and remotely has its own share of challenges.   In response, we wanted […]

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RIC’s Future Skills Team reports back on the 8th Annual ARIS Summit

The 8th annual ARIS (Advancing Research Impact in Society) Summit was held virtually, April 28-30, 2020 and RIC’s Future Skills Team was thrilled to attend the conference. This year’s Summit explored the multiple layers of connections that are associated with broader impacts. Topics included science communication, partnerships, public engagement, and more.   We virtually attended […]

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