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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Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, Course 2: Sept.18 to Nov.12

Registration for Course 2 of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization is now open! “Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence”, will be offered online from September 18 to November 12, 2017. Register by July 28, 2017 and take advantage of early bird savings! The course The creation of productive contexts for knowledge mobilization […]

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Faculties of education and institutional strategies for knowledge mobilization: An exploratory study

Sá, C.M., Li, S.X. & Faubert, B. (2011). Faculties of education and institutional strategies for knowledge mobilization: An exploratory study. Higher Education 61(5), 501-512. doi:10.1007/s10734-010-9344-4. You can request a copy of the article from ResearchGate here Abstract The goal to enhance the impacts of academic research in the ‘real world’ resonates with progressive visions of […]

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Six Actions to Mobilize Knowledge / Six actions pour mobiliser les connaissances

On January 31, 2017, Bev Holmes and Allan Best summarized their recent paper in Evidence & Policy that seeks to make sense of the complexity of knowledge mobilization by pointing to six key actions that can be taken by initiative managers and key influencers. Le 31 janvier 2017, Bev Holmes et Allan Best ont résumé […]

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