Post Card From Congress – Day 1

It’s Opening Day of the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities here at University of Ottawa but for the KMb Unit crew from York it is Day 6 of a 12 day conference marathon.  Following the successes of the CARA and C2U Expo were settled in for a week of networking, engagement and conversation […]

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Step by Step Knowledge Brokering / Le courtage des connaissances pas à pas

For eight years York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit has been connecting university researchers to public and non-profit sector organizations in order to support research collaborations. In this blog post they describe the process they undertake to broker these relationships. Depuis huit années, l’unité de mobilisation des connaissances de York met en lien des chercheurs universitaires avec […]

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A Knowledge Broker’s Perspective on Research / Recherche : le point de vue d’un courtier de connaissances

Michael Johnny, RIR-YorkU This story was originally posted on the Mitacs website on Janaury 24, 2014 and is reposted here with permission. Ce récit a été publié la première fois sur le site Mitacs, le 24 janvier 2014. Il est repris ici avec permission. I have a unique and enjoyable role at York University as a […]

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David Phipps and York U’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit Named Canada’s Biggest Influencers

The following was originally posted in YFile, York Univesity’s Daily News, on February 6, 2013 and is reposted here with permission. David Phipps, executive director, Research & Innovation Services, which includes York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb), has been named the most influential knowledge broker in Canada, according to a report by Knowledge Mobilization Works, […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Documents Best Practices for Clear Language Research Summaries

The following was originally posted in YFile, York University’s Daily News, on October 23, 2012 and is reposted here with permission. When it comes to conveying the important research to the broader community, clear language summaries are the best choice, this according to a new article published in the peer-reviewed journal, Scholarly & Research Communications. Led by David Phipps, executive […]

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