York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit Celebrates 10 Years of Service

This week’s post, celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University, first appeared in YFile on February 7, 2016 and is reposted here with permission. York University’s Knowledge  Mobilization (KMb) Unit, a national leader with an international reputation for connecting research and researchers to maximize the impact of their findings on […]

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The Who, What and How of Research Impact / L’impact de la recherche : le qui, le quoi et le comment

David Phipps has just returned from three weeks in the UK for his Fellowship funded by the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Working with his Fellowship partner, Julie Bayley (Coventry University), he became immersed in research impacts mediated through public engagement, commercialization, entrepreneurship, internationalization and knowledge exchange. This affords the opportunity for a trans-Atlantic comparison of […]

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Merry Mobilizing!

  Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University! From left to right: Michael Johnny, Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Anneliese Poetz, Manager, NeuroDevNet KT Core David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer Rebecca Giblon, Research Translation Assistant Amber Vance, Research Translation Assistant Meghan Terry, Design Communications Assistant Stacie Ross, KT […]

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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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David Phipps named a Fellow of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Congratulations to David Phipps, RIR-York, who was recently awarded a Fellowship from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The following story first appeared in York University’s YFile on September 18, 2015 and is reposted here with permission. David Phipps, executive director research & innovation services, has been awarded a Fellowship from the Association of Commonwealth […]

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Two York Research Administrators Receive National Awards

Congratulations to David Phipps (RIR-York) on receiving the Research Management Excellence Award from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA). This story was first published on YFile on May 26, 2015 and is reposted here with permission.  The Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) has recognized the accomplishments of two of York’s senior research administrators with national […]

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CARA-ACAAR Webinar – Enhancing Research Impact / Webinaire CARA-ACAAR – Renforcer l’impact de la recherche

Alison Ariss of the University of British Columbia (UBC) led a recent webinar for research administrators.  Covering the topic of research impact, she shared insights from a pilot project at UBC on this topic. Alison Ariss de l’Université de la Colombie-Britannique (UBC) a dirigé récemment un webinaire destiné aux administrateurs de recherche. Elle y a […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Product Research / Recherche sur les résultats de la mobilisation des connaissances

Queen’s University student Amber Vance recently completed a three week placement at York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit where she researched knowledge translation products. Here are her reflections on the experience.  Amber Vance, une étudiante de l’Université Queen’s, a fait récemment un stage de trois semaines à l’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances de l’Université York, où elle […]

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Mobilizing Minds KM in the AM

York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit partnered with the Mobilizing Minds project team to deliver a KM in the AM event on March 4, 2015.  The project team were interested in meeting diverse stakeholders to share the results of their project, a KT project in support of youth mental health. L’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances de […]

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Reflections From Our Wonderful Knowledge Mobilization Students – Hilda Smith / Quelques réflexions des merveilleux étudiants de l’équipe de mobilisation des connaissances – Hilda Smith

On August 28, 2014, we bid farewell to some of the students who have been instrumental in helping York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit deliver expert knowledge mobilization services. We are pleased to post the reflections of our students on their time with us. Le 28 août dernier, nous disions au revoir à quelques-uns des étudiants qui […]

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