Mobilizing Knowledge in Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector and Rural Communities

University of Guelph is hosting a free virtual Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Knowledge Exchange event, Mobilizing Knowledge in Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector and Rural Communities, on November 22, 2021, from 1:30pm to 4:00pm ET. In the first session, keynote speaker, Andrew Campbell, Fresh Air Media, will speak on Ensuring Knowledge Transfer is […]

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Five Principles for the Practice of Knowledge Exchange in Environmental Management

Reed, M. S., Stringer, L. C., Fazey, I., Evely, A. C. & Kruijsen, J. H. J. (2014) Five principles for the practice of knowledge exchange in environmental management. Journal of Environmental Management, 146, 337-345. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030147971400365X Abstract This paper outlines five principles for effective practice of knowledge exchange, which when applied, have the potential to significantly enhance the impact […]

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Knowledge Transfer Activities in Social Sciences and Humanities: Explaining the Interactions of Research Groups with Non-Academic Agents

Olmos-Penuela, J., Castro-Martinez, E., & D’Este P. (2014). Knowledge transfer activities in social sciences and humanities: Explaining the interactions of research groups with non-academic agents. Research Policy, 43(4), 696-706. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2013.12.004 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048733313002230 Abstract The aim of this research is to achieve a better understanding of the processes underlying knowledge transfer (KT) in social sciences and humanities (SSH). The paper addresses: […]

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Community-Based Knowledge Translation: Unexplored Opportunities

Kothari, A., Armstrong, R. (2011). Community-based knowledge translation: Unexplored opportunities. Implementation Science, 6(59), 1-6. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-59 http://www.implementationscience.com/content/6/1/59 Abstract Background: Knowledge translation is an interactive process of knowledge exchange between health researchers and knowledge users. Given that the health system is broad in scope, it is important to reflect on how definitions and applications of knowledge translation might […]

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Work Harder to be More Effective / Travailler plus fort pour être plus efficace

David Phipps, RIR-York Knowledge mobilization is harder than translation or transfer or even exchange. But it is more effective. Yet we continue to invest so much effort in less effective strategies to promote research utilization. La mobilisation des connaissances est plus difficile que l’adaptation ou même l’échange de connaissances. Mais elle est plus efficace. Pourtant, […]

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A Comparison Of Knowledge Broker Websites

ResearchImpact is pleased to welcome a guest blogger, Gary Myers. You can follow Gary on his blog and on twitter (@kmbeing). Gary has written about three relatively new online resources for knowledge brokers. It is great to see new entrants into the KMb global family (from UK, US and Australia). Gary’s comparison shows that all […]

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The View from Here – KMb as an ecosystem

I just returned from 5 sunny days in Banff. While there, I enjoyed amazing weather and wonderful sights. I went up the Banff Gondola cable ride to the top of Sulpher Mountain. From the top I looked down on the town of Banff, the TransCanada Highway, the Banff Springs Hotel, The Banff Centre for the […]

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