Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum: exciting announcement and save the date

This guest post was first published on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. The Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and Research Impact Canada are pleased to announce an exciting collaboration that will ensure the future success and vitality of the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. The Forum was created in 2012 to […]

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Research with reach

This guest post was first published on the University of Ottawa website and is reposted here with permission. By Monique Roy-Sole Medical science has long proven the benefits of taking folic acid for a healthy pregnancy. However, many prenatal supplements sold in Canada contain more than twice the recommended dose of folic acid. Professor Bénédicte Fontaine-Bisson […]

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Knowledge Mobilization as a Tool of Institutional Governance: Exploring Academics’ Perceptions of “Going Public”

Cain, K., Shore, K., Weston, C., & Sanders, C. B. (2018). Knowledge mobilization as a tool of institutional governance: Exploring academics’ perceptions of “going public”. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 48(2), 39-54. http://journals.sfu.ca/cjhe/index.php/cjhe/article/view/188072/pdf Abstract In Canada there are growing discussions concerning the role of publicly funded universities and the impact of academic research. The integration […]

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Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the second iteration of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization! This online professional development certificate builds capacity to turn knowledge into action and support the development of evidence-based policy and practice. This fall, join other knowledge professionals in Inform: Processes of knowledge translation and dissemination (October 1 to November 25, 2018). […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Practices of Researchers

Cooper, A., Rodway, J. and Read R. (2018) Knowledge mobilization practices of researchers. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 48(1), 1 – 21. http://journals.sfu.ca/cjhe/index.php/cjhe/article/view/187983 Abstract Researchers are under increasing pressure to disseminate research more widely with non-academic audiences (efforts we call knowledge mobilization, KMb) and to articulate the value of their research beyond academia to broader […]

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Knowledge Mobilization is a Human Right / Le droit à la mobilisation des connaissances

This was one of the closing thoughts in my plenary address to INORMS, the biannual international research administration conference. After reflecting on the relationship between public trust and public engagement in research it was clear that creating public benefit from research is a human right. C’était l’une des remarques de conclusion de ma conférence en […]

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Health Research, Development and Innovation in England from 1988 to 2013: From Research Production to Knowledge Mobilization

Walshe, K. & Davies, H. T. O. (2013). Health research, development and innovation in England from 1988 to 2013: From research production to knowledge mobilization. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 18(Suppl. 3), 1–12. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1355819613502011 Abstract This paper presents a critical analysis of the development of government policy and practice on health research, development […]

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Finding common approaches in a diverse practice domain: A Q-study of knowledge mobilization practitioners and researchers

This information was originally published on the KTECOP website and is reposted here with permission. On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, Monica Batac and Dr. Charles Davis conducted a talk about their recent research study about knowledge mobilization work to the Toronto chapter of KTECOP. Download the presentation slides: Finding common approaches in a diverse practice […]

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Systems of Engagement

This week’s post first appeared on The Association of Commonwealth Universities’ blog and is reposted here with permission. Most writing on community-campus engagement focuses on individual projects and practices. This makes sense since most practices are employed at the project level, but what about systems of engagement? Individual projects sit within institutional and community systems. […]

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It Takes Two to Tango: Knowledge Mobilization and Ignorance Mobilization in Science Research and Innovation

Gaudet, J. (2013). It takes two to tango: Knowledge mobilization and ignorance mobilization in science research and innovation. Prometheus, 31(3), 169-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08109028.2013.847604 Abstract The main goal of this paper is to propose a dynamic mapping for knowledge and ignorance mobilization in science research and innovation. An underlying argument is that ‘knowledge mobilization’ science policy agendas […]

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