Mobilizing Knowledge: Memorial Recognized for Inter-Institutional Collaboration

This week’s post first appeared in the MUN Gazette on July 13, 2017 and is reposted here with permission. By Zaren Healey White Memorial University has been recognized by a national body of research administrators. Memorial is part of a network of of 12 Canadian universities awarded with the Directors’ Award for Inter-Institutional Collaboration from […]

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Turning Ideas into Solutions / Transformer les idées en solutions

The following story first appeared on the Harris Centre website on November 20, 2014 and is reposted here with permission. Ce récit a été publié la première fois sur le site Web du Harris Centre, le 20 novembre 2014. Il est repris ici avec permission. Several times a year, Memorial faculty, staff and students pile […]

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 5

Krista Jensen, RIR-York What are the chances? On Wednesday morning at breakfast, I grabbed the first seat I could find at a table where five people were chatting with each other.  Unlike my fellow York KMb colleagues, Michael and David, I am decidedly not a morning person and don’t have a lot to say before […]

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 2

Day 2 was a day of connecting and re-connecting. We first welcomed Bojan Fürst to the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche booth at Congress.  In 2011, Bojan joined the Harris Centre at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador as manager of Knowledge Mobilization. You can read more about Bojan in the Harris Centre’s newsletter The Regional.  In Bojan’s words, […]

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Meet Karen Follett, KMb Coordinator at The Harris Centre

The following blog story was first published in The Harris Centre’s newsletter The Regional, Fall 2011. It is reposted here with permission. When I started with the Harris Centre three years ago, I remember being very confused at my first meeting by the onslaught of acronyms and strange terms. KMb, brokering, knowledge transfer, stakeholder, lay […]

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Knowledge Broker Diary: Day 167

The following is a guest blog posting from David Yetman, Manager of Knowledge Mobilization at the Leslie Harris Centre with Memorial University in St. Johns, NL. Visit their web site at www.mun.ca/harriscentre I am a part-time PhD student and a full-time knowledge broker. And today I feel like Sisyphus. You never heard of him, hey? […]

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