Quantitative Evaluation (and a little shameless self-promotion) / Évaluation quantitative (et un peu d’autopromotion éhontée)

By David Phipps, RIR-York Amanda Cooper (@ACooperKMb) recently released her evaluation of 44 Canadian Research Brokering Organizations. She presents a quantitative method for evaluating the effort of a system of knowledge mobilization. Amanda Cooper (@ACooperKMb) a récemment dévoilé son évaluation de 44 organisations canadiennes de courtage de recherche. Elle présente une méthode d’évaluation quantitative visant […]

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Une journée collaborative sur la mobilisation des connaissances en novembre à l’UQAM / A Collaborative Knowledge Mobilization Event at UQAM

Jérôme Elissalde et Luc Dancause, RIR-UQAM Le Service de la recherche et de la création, avec l’appui du bureau du vice-recteur à la Recherche et à la création, a invité tous les acteurs de l’UQAM intéressés par la mobilisation des connaissances – professeurs, étudiants, coordonnateurs, personnel de soutien – ainsi que leurs partenaires, à une […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Documents Best Practices for Clear Language Research Summaries

The following was originally posted in YFile, York University’s Daily News, on October 23, 2012 and is reposted here with permission. When it comes to conveying the important research to the broader community, clear language summaries are the best choice, this according to a new article published in the peer-reviewed journal, Scholarly & Research Communications. Led by David Phipps, executive […]

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Relations universités-milieux: un vox pop / University–Community Relationships : A Vox Pop

Jérôme Elissalde et Luc Dancause, RIR-UQAM Une vidéo lancée par l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) donne la parole à des acteurs de la mobilisation des connaissances sur les défis et les enjeux des relations universités-milieux.  A new video launched by the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) gives the opportunity to knowledge mobilization actors […]

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Community Based Research Inventory Enhances Access to Research in Toronto / Un inventaire de la recherche communautaire facilite l’accès à la recherche à Toronto

Michael Johnny, RIR – York A new inventory of Community Based Research (CBR) released by the York University – TD Community Engagement Centre (CEC) will help support knowledge mobilization. Un nouvel inventaire de la recherche communautaire lancé par York University – TD Community Engagement Centre (CEC) facilitera la mobilisation des connaissances. Accessing research is a significant […]

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Meet a Mobilizer – Sabah Haque / Faites la connaissance d’un agent de mobilisation – Sabah Haque

Sabah Haque, RIR – York This past summer, the KMb Unit at York University was fortunate enough to work with three excellent students. Sabah Haque, a fourth year student in York’s Schulich School of Business, worked as a Research Translation Assistant developing ResearchSnapshot research summaries. She shares her story in this post. Au cours de l’été, […]

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Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization / Les médias sociaux au service de la mobilisation des connaissances

David Phipps, RIR – York Blogs, presentations on Slide Share, videos on you tube, twitter, Delicious bookmarks, Linked In but not facebook. These are our social media tools and now we have published a book chapter reflecting on these tools and their application to knowledge mobilization. Blogues, présentations sur SlideShare, vidéos sur YouTube, signets Delicious, […]

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A New Development in the World of ResearchSnapshots / Un nouveau développement dans le monde des faits saillants de recherche

Jason Guriel, Evidence Exchange Network ResearchImpact’s ResearchSnapshot database makes research on climate change, homelessness, and other important topics accessible to a wide range of audiences. But the latest additions to the library – created by Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) – bring an enhanced focus on mental health and addictions research, especially as it relates to […]

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A Scottish Visit to Canada / Une visite écossaise au Canada

Sian Ringrose, Scottish Agricultural College In June 2012, Sian Ringrose from the Scottish Agricultural College visited Canada for some professional development in knowledge mobilization and rural policy. She spent one week with RIR-York and one week with RIR-Guelph. She also attended a rural policy school in Quebec and then some play time in New York City.  […]

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How I Became a Knowledge Mobilizer / Comment je suis devenu une mobilisatrice de connaissances

Shawna Reibling, RIR – Guelph Shawna Reibling, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator at the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph, describes her journey to becoming a knowledge mobilizer. Shawna Reibling, Coordonnatrice de la mobilisation des connaissances à l’Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) de l’Université de Guelph, décrit le cheminement qui l’a […]

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