Research Facilitator, Social Sciences and Humanities- Waterloo Campus

Wilfrid Laurier University is hiring! A summary of the job description is as follows: Position Title :   Research Facilitator, Social Sciences and Humanities- Waterloo Campus Department :    Office of Research Services Job Type :   Full-time, Continuing Qualifications:   PhD in Humanities and/or Social Science The Research Facilitator (Social Sciences and Humanities) is responsible for […]

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Knowledge Mobilization Within Large Scale Science Projects – January 23, 2018 – Waterloo, ON

This event is being hosted by the Guelph/Kitchener Waterloo Knowledge Translation and Transfer Community of Practice. For more information, please visit their website at guelphkttcommunity.ca Description This moderated panel discussion will draw on the experiences of the panel, with discussion questions raised with the audience to identify the practices and challenges to knowledge mobilization within […]

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 6

Oh The Places You Will Go It’s not the first time we’ve borrowed from Dr. Seuss.  As Congress is winding down and there are some quieter moments for reflection, it is nice to look back on the week that was and this eighth year for RIR at Congress which is soon to pass. This year, […]

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The Advantages of Live Tweeting a Research Talk

This week’s guest post comes from Dr. Allison McDonald, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. This post first appeared on her DoctorAl blog on April 14, 2015 and is reposted here with permission. Last week the undergraduate and graduate students in our department delivered 15-20 minute research talks at our […]

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Researchers and Knowledge Mobilizers Both Know: Food is Important / Les chercheurs et les agents de mobilisation le savent : la bouffe, ça compte

Shawna Reibling, RIR – Laurier Sometimes when mobilizing knowledge and brokering relationships, it is the environment and soft skills that make for a positive interaction. Knowledge mobilization and brokering can take place over the dinner table.  Quand il s’agit de mobiliser [s1] les connaissances et de tisser des échanges, il arrive que ce soit l’ambiance et […]

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Knowledge Mobilization for New Graduate Students / La mobilisation des connaissances et les étudiants des cycles supérieurs

Shawna Reibling, RIR – Laurier Educating new graduate students about knowledge mobilization is a good way to educate the next generation of professors about knowledge mobilization principles and ensure that graduate students are prepared to make a difference in the world.  En faisant connaître la mobilisation des connaissances à ceux et celles qui commencent leurs […]

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Knowledge Mobilization and Communications / La mobilisation des connaissances et la communication

Michael Johnny, RIR-York There is a relationship between knowledge mobilization and communications but it is unclear and is highly contextual.  Within the last month there has been much discussion on this. Il y a un lien entre la mobilisation des connaissances et la communication, mais il n’est pas clair et hautement influencé par le contexte. […]

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