The Future of Higher Education Is Social Impact / L’avenir de l’enseignement supérieur, c’est l’impact social

That’s the title of a post from the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). The author calls for university research to become more responsive to community needs. The Research Impact Canada universities seem to be way ahead of the curve, at least where US universities are concerned. C’est le titre d’un billet publié par la Stanford Social Innovation […]

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Research Impact Canada Recognized as Canada’s Leading Knowledge Mobilization Network with Three New Member Institutions!

Research Impact Canada (RIC) is growing! Canada’s leading network of universities moving academic research off campuses and into our communities has welcomed the University of Winnipeg, University of Alberta and Dalhousie University as its newest official members. This brings the total to 17 member institutions from coast-to-coast – and an additional partner in the University […]

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York University Immigration Research Symposium – May 4

The Future of Immigration and Settlement Research in Canada and Beyond This knowledge mobilization event will provide opportunities for academic, community members and policy makers to meet to discuss current and emerging issues. With the increasing complexity of immigration-related issues, researchers can contribute to key policy decisions and develop for future research. The presentations will […]

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Scientist Knowledge Translation Training for Graduate Students 2018

SickKids Learning Institute A well-developed knowledge translation (KT) plan is often a proposal requirement for health research funding agencies in Canada and abroad. In addition, various sectors are demonstrating greater attention to the utilization and impact of research. The Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTT™) workshop was developed on the premise that scientists, and increasingly, other […]

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Amazing Opportunity: Water Innovation Lab Canada + H2O Global Leaders Training (Sep 11-21, 2018)

Water Innovation Labs (WIL) hosted by Waterlution, are globally recognized as a pioneer in the development of young water leaders’ capacity to think and act beyond boundaries, in service of solving some of our world’s biggest water challenges. WILs are week long immersive water leadership trainings for young professionals and emerging water leaders (20-35 yrs), […]

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Evolving the Co-Produced Pathway to Impact / Document conjoint sur la trajectoire vers l’impact : toujours plus de précision

In 2016, we published the co-produced pathway to impact (CPPI) with PREVNet to describe the processes that supported research to impact. Working with Kids Brain Health Network, KMb York has made some small and not so small additions to the pathway. En 2016, l’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances (MdC) de York publiait en collaboration avec […]

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Reminder: 2018 Call for Content for the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum Due March 30

Just a friendly reminder that the call for content for CKF18 closes March 30. Mobilizing Evidence for Human Rights and the Social Development Goals Call for Content #CKF18 WORD form to contribute content: CKF18 Call for Content Form Click here to REGISTER Please use one form per contribution – multiple contributions are accepted We are […]

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Thinking About Impact in New Zealand / De Nouvelle-Zélande, une réflexion sur l’impact

I went to New Zealand prepared to speak about research impacts. I found out (just in time) they had already prepared the audiences for me. Je suis parti pour la Nouvelle-Zélande avec une conférence toute prête sur l’impact de la recherche. J’ai découvert (à la dernière seconde) que mon auditoire était déjà très renseigné! I […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Panel in Washington, D.C. : March 14, 2018

This week’s guest post comes from Jennifer Rhodes, Program Manager of Knowledge Mobilization Initiatives at Arizona State University. The Arizona State University Graduate College, in partnership with the Council of Graduate Schools, invite you to attend a unique Knowledge Mobilization event in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, March 14th, from 8-10 a.m., for the grand opening […]

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