New journal article by David Phipps (York) and Julie Bayley (Lincoln) and colleagues from Emerald Publishing

David Phipps has co authored a paper on the convergence of knowledge mobilization and open publishing to support research impact. Published by Scholarly and Research Communications, the paper is introduced by Julie Bayley on her blog at the Lincoln Impact Literacy Institute (LILI). The article, Open Scholarly Publishing and Knowledge Mobilization: Combining Two Initiatives to […]

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Emerald Publishing launches Impact Services – LILI and Research Impact Canada’s Work in Practice

David Phipps (York University and Research Impact Canada) has been working with Julie Bayley (University of Lincoln and Lincoln Impact Literacy Institute, LILI) on impact theories and tools since 2016. On July 5, 2021 Emerald Global launched their Impact Services based on this collaboration. The following is a post from Julie Bayley reposted here with […]

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Research Impact Through Matchmaking (RITM): Why and How to Connect Researchers and Practitioners

Levine, A.S. (2020) Research Impact Through Matchmaking (RITM): Why and How to Connect Researchers and Practitioners. Political Science & Politics. 53(2):265-269 https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049096519001720   Abstract Researchers and practitioners increasingly want to learn from one another and work together to solve problems. This article presents results from a new evidence-based approach for connecting them, called Research Impact […]

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The Collaborative Process Behind McMaster’s Guide to Collaboration…. / La démarche collaborative derrière le guide de McMaster sur la collaboration…

One of the challenges for community members wishing to access university expertise is that it’s hard to find the way in.  “There’s no front door,” people tell us. So, in April 2015, a small group of collaborators from McMaster and the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton decided to create not so much a […]

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A Systematic Review of Barriers to and Facilitators of the use of Evidence by Policymakers

Oliver, K., Innvar, S., Lorenc, T., Woodman, J., & Thomas, J. (2014). A systematic review of barriers to and facilitators of the use of evidence by policymakers. BMC Health Services Research, 14:2.  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-2. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/2 Abstract Background: The gap between research and practice or policy is often described as a problem. To identify new barriers of and facilitators to the […]

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Communities of Practice and Communities of Definition / Communautés de pratique et communautés de définition

Bronwynne Wilton* & Anne Bergen**, RIR-University of Guelph What happens when a diverse group of academics and government staff get together to discuss the role of the knowledge broker in the research to action cycle?  Lots of different opinions of course!  And this is exactly what happened at a recent meeting of the Guelph Knowledge […]

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