Post Cards from Congress – Day 2 “This is so amazing”

Building your knowledge mobilization strategy in grant applications The audience at Congress is primarily faculty and students in the humanities and social sciences. And since every SSHRC grant requires a knowledge mobilization strategy today was filled with researchers asking how to create a knowledge mobilization plan. We shared the process we

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 1

How to do knowledge mobilization and how to join ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche? Welcome back to Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities (#congressh) organized every year by the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences and this year hosted by the University of Calgary. Each year ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) exhibits as a leading Canadian

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 5

Being Ubiquitous u•biq•ui•tous yo͞oˈbikwədəs/ adjective adjective: ubiquitous • present, appearing, or found everywhere. • "his ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family" synonyms: omnipresent, ever-present, everywhere, all over the place, pervasive, universal, worldwide, global; (source: Google) I was struck by the words of our friend and partner in KMb at the United Way York Region, CEO, Daniele

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 4

Congress is the fourth conference I have attended this season and being here at the booth has made me think about the importance of the spaces that conferences create. Just like our KMb events, conferences provide spaces outside our day to day life to come together to share ideas, knowledge and expertise. They

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 3

The benefit of being at Congress, aside from the rich conversations about knowledge mobilization which we're fortunate to engage in, is the chance to attend some interesting and informative lectures and talks.  Today, Michael Johnny was able to attend the Big Thinking Speaker Series talk by His Excellency, Governor General

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 1

David Phipps, RIR-York Welcome to Congress 2014 hosted at Brock University in St. Catharine’s, Ontario. It is the university’s 50th anniversary and the 83rd year for Congress. David Phipps and Michael Johnny (RIR-York) are hosting the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche booth. This year the booth is featuring posters of RIR projects that have had an

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Spring Travel 2014 and the Need for a Shared Calendar / Printemps 2014 : événements, déplacements… et calendrier commun

David Phipps, RIR-York This spring Canada is hosting a number of key knowledge mobilization and related events....but can we please speak to each other so this confluence of riches doesn't happen next year Ce printemps, de nombreuses rencontres importantes pour la mobilisation des connaissances ont lieu un peu partout au Canada... On

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