RIC and NABI in Dialogue to Strengthen International Cooperation

In times when political and economic international cooperation are increasingly important, the scientific community, universities, and support networks such as NABI (National Alliance for Broader Impacts, in USA) and RIC (Research Impact Canada- Réseau Impact Recherche Canada) based in Canada), have expressed our continuous interest to collaborate, partner, learn, and share best practices across borders. […]

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Call for Papers – Engaged Scholar Journal Special Issue on Engagement in the Anthropologies of Health and Wellbeing

CALL FOR PAPERS For Special Issue in Issue 11 (Volume 6, Issue 1, Spring 2020) Community Engagement and the Anthropologies of Health and Wellbeing Guest Editors: Sylvia Abonyi and Pamela Downe 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 […]

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Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the second iteration of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization! This online professional development certificate builds capacity to turn knowledge into action and support the development of evidence-based policy and practice. This fall, join other knowledge professionals in Inform: Processes of knowledge translation and dissemination (October 1 to November 25, 2018). […]

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Research Connection to Community is Vital

This week’s guest post was first posted on the University of Calgary’s UToday on July 3, 2018 and is reposted here with permission.  Conference explores knowledge mobilization benefits and best practices By Clayton MacGillivray, Werklund School of Education Ensuring the research taking place at the University of Calgary makes an impact in the community was […]

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Le Réseau Impact Recherche Canada accueille trois nouvelles universités

L’Université de Winnipeg, l’Université de l’Alberta et l’Université Dalhousie rejoignent le Réseau Impact Recherche Canada, duquel l’Université de Montréal est membre. Ce récit a été publié la première fois dans UdeMNouvelles. Il est repris ici avec permission. Dix-sept établissements forment désormais le réseau pancanadien d’universités qui s’est engagé à maximiser les répercussions positives de la recherche […]

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Planning for Impact / Impact prévu – et planifié !

Research Impact Canada recently approved its Strategic and Operational Plan. Sure we’re 1/3 of the way through our 2017-2020 three year planning period. But the next two years are going to fly by. Le Réseau Impact Recherche Canada vient d’adopter son Plan stratégique et opérationnel. C’est vrai que le tiers de notre calendrier triennal 2017-2020 est […]

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Real Impact at INORMS 2018

David Phipps was recently at INORMS 2018 presenting on impact literacy with Julie Bayley (University of Lincoln). Emerald Publishing wrote about their presence at INORMS as they launched their new brand, “Real World Impact”. They also wrote about two new Impact tools, the Impact Literacy Handbook and the Institutional Healthcheck. See below for links to […]

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Knowledge Mobilization is a Human Right / Le droit à la mobilisation des connaissances

This was one of the closing thoughts in my plenary address to INORMS, the biannual international research administration conference. After reflecting on the relationship between public trust and public engagement in research it was clear that creating public benefit from research is a human right. C’était l’une des remarques de conclusion de ma conférence en […]

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The Future of Higher Education Is Social Impact / L’avenir de l’enseignement supérieur, c’est l’impact social

That’s the title of a post from the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). The author calls for university research to become more responsive to community needs. The Research Impact Canada universities seem to be way ahead of the curve, at least where US universities are concerned. C’est le titre d’un billet publié par la Stanford Social Innovation […]

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Research Impact Canada Recognized as Canada’s Leading Knowledge Mobilization Network with Three New Member Institutions!

Research Impact Canada (RIC) is growing! Canada’s leading network of universities moving academic research off campuses and into our communities has welcomed the University of Winnipeg, University of Alberta and Dalhousie University as its newest official members. This brings the total to 17 member institutions from coast-to-coast – and an additional partner in the University […]

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