Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum postponed to November 24-25, 2020

Reposting from http://www.knowledgemobilization.net/covid-19-delays-ckf20/ In light of public health concerns related to the coronavirus, Research Impact Canada and the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization are postponing the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, originally scheduled for June 8-9. The new date is November 24-25 and remains at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We remain committed to co-creating a conference experience that reflects your interests, experience, […]

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Where the Pathway ends: taking impact off-road

Julie Bayley, Director of Research Impact Development, University of Lincoln UK, published a response to the leaked internal memo from UK Research & Innovation that was published by Research Professional News, indicating that the UK government is set to remove “pathways to impact. In her blog post, Julie discusses that these changes do not signify a […]

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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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