So What the Heck is Knowledge Mobilization and Why Should I Care?

This week's guest post comes from Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE). This post first appeared on the CFICE Connections blog on November 24, 2014 and is reposted here with permission. What is Knowledge Mobilization (KMb)? Why should I care? Almost every research funding grant asks for a knowledge mobilization strategy.  In

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Integrating Research, Practice, and Policy: What We See Depends on Where We Stand

Kerner, J. F. (2008). Integrating research, practice, and policy: What we see depends on where we stand. Journal of Public Health Management Practice, 14(2), 193-198. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18287927 Abstract In this special issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, the editors have taken on the important challenge of characterizing the current landscape of

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Diversity / Diversité

David Phipps, RIR-York I used to think the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) partner institutions were diverse in our knowledge mobilization practices: St. John's to Victoria, institution and research unit based, French and English... and then I spent three days in Hamilton at the K* (Kstar) conference. J’avais l’habitude de penser que les partenaires du

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York’s KMb Unit part of inaugural conference on knowledge mobilization

The following article appeared in York University’s YFile on April 24, 2012 and is reposted with permission. York University is playing an important role in the first conference of its kind that is dedicated to better mobilizing and brokering knowledge. The K*2012 conference, which starts today and continues until April 27, provides a forum

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Aha moments from K* – Tuesday, April 24, 2012

David Phipps, RIR-York [caption id="attachment_4727" align="alignleft" width="112" caption="Glowen Kyei-Mensah"][/caption] Ghana. Canada. England. Mauritius. Netherlands. Argentina. Scotland. Germany. Australia. United States. And many more. The opening reception of the K* conference brought together many friends of ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche and introduced us to new knowledge intermediary colleagues from around the world. The start of the K* (“Kstar”)

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KMb, KT, KTE…it’s almost time for K* / Mobilisation, transfert, échange de connaissances…c’est presque le temps pour K*/ Movilización, traducción e intercambio de conocimiento: es tiempo para los intermediarios de conocimiento (K*)

David Phipps, RIR York David from Canada is about to share his knowledge mobilization experiences with Leandro from Argentina, Glowen from Ghana and about 50 others from around the world at a conference that is aiming to describe a global knowledge intermediary practice. We are a world apart but share so

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