Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. RIC is committed to developing institutional capacities to support creating and assessing impacts of research, scholarship and creative activities by developing and sharing best practices, services and tools.
A multi-sectoral research partnership investigating precarious employment directly influenced employment policies. This case illustrates the value of partner organizations with experience in knowledge brokering, and the importance of building relationships to influence policy. Project: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern […]
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 […]
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Purpose: Typically hosted in partnership with a provincial government department, the Forum is a one-day […]
NABI 2019 Summit: Exploring Broader Impacts Through Connectedness This year’s summit explores the multiple layers of connections that are associated with broader impacts. Broader impacts […]
Picture this…a knowledge broker is at a party and meets up with someone who innocently asks, “So…what is it you do?” The knowledge broker faces […]
Scarrow, G., Angus, D., & Holmes, B. (2017). Reviewer training to assess knowledge translation in funding applications is long overdue. Research integrity and Peer Review, 2(13), […]
Implementation Matters: A Review of Research on the Influence of Implementation on Program Outcomes and the Factors Affecting Implementation and Narrative Review of Models and Success Factors for Scaling up Public Health Interventions
KMb Journal Club review by Anneliese Poetz, KT Manager, Kids Brain Health Network Durlak, J. A. & DuPre, E. P. (2008). Implementation matters: A […]
The best research is produced when researchers and communities work together. (2018). Nature, 562, 7 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06855-7?sf199418394 Durose, C., Richardson, L. & Perry, B. (2018). Craft metrics to […]
These individual RIC institutions have developed knowledge mobilization (KMb) as service-oriented units designed to link research with need, liasing between their respective institutions and their surrounding communities.
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