Merry Mobilizing!

Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University! From left to right: Simon Landry, Knowledge Mobilization Officer, VISTA Anneliese Poetz, Manager, KT Core, Kids Brain Health Sarah Howe, Director, Innovation York Rebecca Giblon, Research Translation Assistant, KMb Unit David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Stacie Ross, KT Assistant, KT Core, Kids […]

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Event: March 29: The Australian KT Experience and Our Move to the Impact Agenda

The Knoweldge Mobilization Unit at York University looks forward to welcoming Tamika Heiden to YorkU for a talk this Wednesday. Please join us if you are in the area! The Australian KT Experience and Our Move to the Impact Agenda March 29, 2017 Tamika Heiden, Knowledge Translation Australia This talk has been organized by the […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Officer Position Opening at York University

We are excited to share this job opportunity for a Knowledge Mobilization Officer to lead the VISTA, Vision: Science to Applications program at York University. Here is a summary of the position: Application Deadline: April 5, 2017 Full position details Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Manager of Knowledge Mobilization, the Knowledge Mobilization Officer […]

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Mobilizing Knowledge to Give Children and Families the Best Start: Research and Knowledge Mobilization Sub-Committee of Durham’s Best Start Network

This week’s guest post comes from Darren Levine, Manager of the Innovation and Research Unit in the Social Services Department of the Regional Municipality of Durham, on behalf of the Research and Knowledge Mobilization Sub-Committee of Durham Region’s Best Start Network. Over the past several months, the Research and Knowledge Mobilization Sub-Committee of Durham Region’s […]

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Challenging Perceptions by Changing Ourselves / Défier les à priori en nous transformant

“There has been a shift in focus over the last two decades or so, moving away from a concern around ‘productivity’ to an emphasis on ‘innovation’, and, as we have seen here in Canada with the federal government’s new innovation agenda, towards ensuring that considerations of social inclusion are included in any innovation strategies or […]

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KMb at York 2015-2016 Annual Report Released / L’Unité de MdC de l’Université York rapport annuel pour 2015-2016

KMb at York has completed it’s Annual Report for 2015-16. The report highlights current services and recent successes and this report shared reflections on 10 years of KMb services at York University. L’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances de l’Université York vient de terminer son rapport annuel pour 2015-2016. Ce rapport met en lumière les services […]

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York U Champions Research Mobilization Through Graduate Experiential Education Program

The following article appeared in York University’s YFile on April 24, 2012 and is reposted here with permission. York U welcomed 22 graduate students and their respective community partners on Monday, Sept. 19 to celebrate the launch of an exciting new award opportunity at the University. The Office of the Vice-President of Research & Innovation […]

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York Leads Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum to a New Level of Excellence

This post originally appeared in YFile on July 6, 2016 and is reposted here with permission. York University hosted the fifth annual Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum (CKF16) on June 28 and 29. By all standards this was the largest and most comprehensive gathering of knowledge mobilization scholars, students and practitioners in the world, said David […]

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Enabling Online Community For Remote Learners: An Opportunity with Contact North

The Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage (MICH) Program at York University invites you to attend an afternoon broadcast from the Mobile Summit 2016 at Lambton College. The broadcast will take place at Kaneff Tower, York University, Room 746 and will feature MICH and Contact North representatives discussing a free video collaboration hub available to York University […]

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CommunityBUILD Launches the Social Venture Pipeline Accelerator Program for Social Entrepreneurs

This post originally appeared in YFile on April 6, 2014 and is reposted here with permission. Innovation York announces that communityBUILD, an ongoing collaboration between York University, Seneca College, ventureLAB, United Way Toronto and York Region, has launched a new Social Venture Pipeline initiative to help budding social entrepreneurs in York Region build their social […]

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