Campus to City: Colleges, Universities, and City Building – October 31, 2015

David Phipps, RIR-York, will be presenting at this upcoming event taking place across all three SFU campuses in Metro Vancouver. The full conference schedule and registration details are available here. When: Saturday, October 31, 2015  9:00 am – 7:00 pm Where: SFU Vancouver, SFU Surrey, SFU Burnaby SFU Public Square, in partnership with RECODE, an initiative of […]

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Dates for 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum – May 14 & 15, 2015

The following guest blog about the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum first appeared on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization blog and is reposted here with permission. Good afternoon KMbers, The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is usually the first week of June. However, with the 2015 Forum in Montreal, QC, we have learned that our original dates […]

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Another Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

David Phipps, RIR-York On June 3, 2013 I posted a “A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum” in honour of the farcical play (and movie by that same title) and Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2013 (#CKF13) in marvelous Mississauga. That meeting marked the first time all 10 ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) universities got together. […]

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Spring Travel 2014 and the Need for a Shared Calendar / Printemps 2014 : événements, déplacements… et calendrier commun

David Phipps, RIR-York This spring Canada is hosting a number of key knowledge mobilization and related events….but can we please speak to each other so this confluence of riches doesn’t happen next year Ce printemps, de nombreuses rencontres importantes pour la mobilisation des connaissances ont lieu un peu partout au Canada… On devrait discuter de […]

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Imagining Canada’s Future: Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council invites you to look at vital questions impacting Canadians over the next 5, 10 and 20 years… Question: “What knowledge do we need to thrive in an interconnected landscape and how can emerging technology help leverage that goal and its benefits?” Answer: We need Information and Communication Technologies […]

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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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Fall 2013 York KMb Learning Events / Les activités d’apprentissage offertes par York MdC en automne 2013

York KMb is offering sessions for researchers, staff and graduate students to help make their research relevant to professional practice and policy development. York MdC offre des séances de formation à l’attention des professeurs, du personnel et des étudiants gradués afin de les aider à accroître la pertinence de leurs recherches sur le plan de […]

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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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2013 York KMb Learning Events / Les activités d’apprentissage offertes par York MdC en 2013

York KMb is offering sessions for researchers, staff and graduate students to help make their research relevant to professional practice and policy development. York MdC offre des séances de formation à l’attention des professeurs, du personnel et des étudiants gradués afin de les aider à accroître la pertinence de leurs recherches sur le plan de […]

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Governor General Returns to Waterloo for Keynote Address / Le gouverneur général revient à Waterloo pour une allocution

University of Waterloo is known more for industry-associated innovation despite many local community engaged initiatives. But when the Governor General returns to the university where he used to be President he will be speaking on collaboration for social innovation thanks in part to RIR. L’Université de Waterloo est plus connue pour l‘innovation associée à l’industrie, […]

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