Knowledge Mobilization Summer School – August 15-17, Carleton University, Ottawa

This post first appeared on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. For full details about the KMb Summer School, click here. Knowledge Mobilization Summer School – 2nd Annual, Carleton University, Ottawa August 15 @ 8:00 am – August 17 @ 5:00 pm EDT | $452 Please save the dates […]

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Putting the Social into R&D / Du social dans la R-D

ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (David Phipps, RIR York and Cathy Edwards, RIR Carleton) participated in a two day design workshop to develop the basis for an R&D agenda for Canada’s social sector. Or was it to develop a national agenda for R&D with social impact? Whatever it was we won’t be able to do it alone. Des membres […]

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C2U Expo 2015 Registration Now Open!

C2UExpo is a Canadian-led international conference designed to: showcase best practices in community-campus partnerships worldwide; create a space for collaboration around key issues; and foster ideas for strengthening communities Held every two years, the conference allows community members, universities, colleges, government, and non-profit organizations to create an innovative learning environment. Activities and sessions are diverse, […]

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New Student-Developed Board Game Bridging Academia With Practical World

This week’s post by Susan Hickman comes from Carleton Now, Carleton University’s monthly community magazine and is reposted here with permission. See the original post here. A game developed in a knowledge mobilization (KMb) class could become a real tool for bridging discussions and building partnerships with the next generation of knowledge brokers. The students who developed […]

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Documentary to Give Voice to Key Players in Violence Against Women Movement

This week’s post from Maria McClintock comes from Carleton Now, Carleton University’s monthly community magazine and is reposted here with permission. See the original post here. Eileen Morrow, Gloria Harris, Andree Cote – and the list goes on. These women may not be household names, but when it comes to violence against women, they’re a few of […]

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So What the Heck is Knowledge Mobilization and Why Should I Care?

This week’s guest post comes from Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE). This post first appeared on the CFICE Connections blog on November 24, 2014 and is reposted here with permission. What is Knowledge Mobilization (KMb)? Why should I care? Almost every research funding grant asks for a knowledge mobilization strategy.  In general, researchers want […]

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Imagining Canada’s Future: Insights from Carleton University

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative is looking at areas that will impact Canadians in the next 5, 10 and 20 years. Four regional events will be presented in the Province of Ontario under the umbrella of Research Impact and, in addition to Carleton University, will be held at Wilfrid […]

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Confessions of a tweeter / Confessions d’une twitteuse

Cathy Malcolm Edwards, RIR – Carleton Cathy Malcolm Edwards, Research Facilitator, Institutional Initiatives at Carleton University and member of RIR, talks about her introduction to social media and the twitterverse.  Cathy Malcolm Edwards, coordonnatrice de recherches au Service des projets universitaires de la Carleton University et membre du RIR, raconte son initiation aux médias sociaux […]

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Welcome New ResearchImpact Universities / Le Réseau Impact Recherche accueille ses nouveaux membres

“On behalf of my colleagues, it is my pleasure to welcome four new universities to ResearchImpact, Canada’s knowledge mobilization network”, says Robert Haché, vice president research & innovation at York University. The Université de Montreal, Carleton University, Wilfrid Laurier University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University now join the existing six ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) university members following a […]

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