Recapping the Top Five Most Popular Posts of 2015 / Résumé des 5 billets les plus populaire de 2015

For this year’s annual recap of our most popular blog posts, we looked to our twitter feed @ResearchImpact. Here’s the list of the top 5 most popular blog posts according to our twitter followers:

#1 with 3478 Impressions, 85 Engagements, 9 Retweets and 10 Likes

Five Steps to Research Impact / Cinq étapes pour que la recherche ait un impact

Knowledge brokering, the formation and support of community campus collaborations, is a key knowledge mobilization method that helps to maximize the social and economic impacts of research. A recent article from York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit breaks that method down into five steps.

Le courtage de connaissances, c’est-à-dire la formation et le renforcement de collaborations entre le campus et la collectivité, est une méthode de mobilisation des connaissances essentielle qui aide à maximiser l’impact social et économique de la recherche. Dans un article récent, l’Unité de mobilisation des connaissances de l’Université York décrit les cinq étapes de cette méthode.

#2 with 1260 Impressions, 18 Engagements, 4 Retweets and 6 Likes

Merry Mobilizing!

The annual holiday greeting from the KMb Unit at York. Thanks to Anneliese Poetz, Manager of the NeuroDevNet KT Core, for her mad Photoshop skills!

Merry Mobilizing 2015

#3 with 523 Impressions, 17 Engagements, 2 Retweets and 2 Likes

Impact is Measured by Talking to Partners Not Researchers / L’impact se mesure en parlant aux partenaires plutôt qu’aux chercheurs

Researchers either don’t know or overestimate the impact of their research beyond the academy. Here are some ways to foster closer connections between researchers and policy makers and identify stories where research had an impact beyond the academy.

Soit les chercheurs ne connaissent pas l’impact de leurs travaux à l’extérieur de l’université, soit ils le surestiment. Voici quelques clés pour favoriser les liens entre chercheurs et responsables des politiques, et pour reconnaitre les cas où la recherche a bel et bien eu un effet sur le monde extérieur.

CRFR#4 with 524 Impressions, 16 Engagements, 1 Retweet and 2 Likes

Partnerships for Impact: Making Research Partnerships Work

This guest post came from CRFR (Centre for Research on Families and Relationships) located in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Centre for Research on Families and Relationships in consultation with ResearchImpact in Canada and the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) have developed a Manifesto for Partnerships between Universities and Non-academics. In this post, Executive Director Sarah Morton explains what’s in the manifesto and how it can be used.

#twitter bird5 with 616 Impressions, 15 Engagements, 1 Retweet and 1 Likes

The Advantages of Live Tweeting a Research Talk

This guest post came from Dr. Allison McDonald, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. This post outlines some of the opportunities Dr. McDonald experienced while live tweeting a research talk.

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