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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ResearchImpact Spring Adventures! / Les aventures estivales d’Impact Recherche !

By Michael Johnny (ResearchImpact, York) May and June 2011 were very active for ResearchImpact.  CU Expo, CAURA and Congress provided great venues to showcase the diverse, excellent work that ResearchImpact universities are doing in KMb.  This summary is aimed to provide an overview and some reflections on this activity. Mai et juin 2011 ont été […]

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post cards from congress – day 4

Day 4 started out with Chad Gaffield, President of SSHRC speaking about Research On the Digital Economy.  Researchimpact-RéseauImpactRecherche actively tweeted his remarks (a portion of which are shown below) throughout his talk which was followed by presentation from a number of the principal investigators of grants from the SSHRC Synthesis in the Digital Economy program.  […]

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post cards from congress – day 3

Day 3 was a slow start but one that ended up with real and intellectual sunshine. The morning was slow because all the delegates were busy at association meetings.  The book fair was quiet and resembled a “Where’s Waldo” game from the late 1980s.  Finding the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) booth and neighbouring SSHRC booth is much […]

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post cards from congress – day 2

Day 2 started out foggy and damp but the research was shining at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Ben Levin and his PhD students from the Research Supporting Practice in Education group at UT OISE were presenting on their research on knowledge mobilization in education.  It was great to see graduate students […]

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post cards from congress – day 1

Some turbulent rivers start as gentle springs, trickling as they grow into a torrent.  Congress on Day 1 is like that gentle spring, moving, with potential.  It’s quiet at the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche booth but despite that the RIR booth has had a gentle trickle of energizing conversations. The BIG THINKING lecture by Kwame Anthony Appiah discussed […]

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post cards from congress – day 0

One by car and the other by air. Anyway that gets us from Toronto to Fredericton is a good way to go.  Coming on the heals of CAURA, CUExpo and CAHSPR, ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche is happy to be ending our Spring Roadshow with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities.  We have presented to health practitioners, […]

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