Peer-to-Peer Networking: Still Trying to Get it Right / Red de pares de la Universidad de York : Buscando un mejor funcionamiento

David Phipps, RIR-York David Phipps (RIR-York) was invited by colleagues at CIPPEC (Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento) to write on some aspect of his practice that was not successful. The following was first posted in Spanish by CIPPEC on June 25, 2013 and is re-posted here in Spanish […]

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The International School of Research Impact Assessment, Barcelona, September 15-19 / The International School of Research Impact Assessment, Barcelone, du 15 au 19 septembre

The International School of Research Impact Assessment will be held in Barcelona, Spain, on September 15-19, 2013. Kathryn Graham, a co-organizer of the five day school, shares some information about this exciting event in this guest post. La première rencontre de « l’École internationale d’évaluation de l’impact de la recherche » a eu lieu à Barcelone, en Espagne, du […]

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Knowledge Mobilisers: Putting Research into Practice (and Policy)

The following was originally posted on The Guardian’s Higher Education Network blog on October 9, 2012 and is reposted here with permission. Maximising the impact of research on society depends on universities brokering the right partnerships with public policy, says David Phipps – and Canada is leading the way. Earlier this year on the Higher Education […]

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Using Research to Influence Family Services and Policies

The following was first published on Centre for Research on Families and Relationships’ (CRFR) blog and is reposted here with permission. CRFR co-director Sarah Morton and colleagues Sandra Nutley (Director of the Research Unit for Research Utilisation, www.ruru.ac.uk) and David Phipps (Director of Research Servics & Knowledge Exchange at York University, Canada) offer seven lessons, and […]

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The Virtual Knowledge Broker / Le courtier de connaissances virtuel

David Phipps, RIR-York On Tuesday September 25 , I cleared my morning so that I could be the only Canadian participant in a workshop on Policy Influence and Monitoring. The workshop was in Cornwall in the UK. I was in Toronto in Canada. WebEx and Skype connected us. Le mardi 25 septembre, j’ai libéré ma […]

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Canada and the United Kingdom commit to social innovation / Le Canada et le Royaume-Uni s’engagent dans l’innovation sociale

Canada and UK have made a commitment to social innovation for the first time. David Phipps (RIR-York) had a small part to play. Le Canada et le Royaume-Uni ont pris un engagement pour l’innovation sociale pour la première fois. David Phipps (RIR-York) avait un petit rôle à jouer. In September 2011 David Cameron , Prime […]

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