Impact at Congress 2019

Research Impact Canada (RIC) member, University of British Columbia, hosted the 2019 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). On June 6, 2019 David Phipps (RIC York) participated on a panel about impact of SSH hosted by SAGE publishing. These were his opening remarks.  Today there is an emerging global dialogue on impact with […]

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Research Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Making the Shift Inc.

JOB TITLE: Research Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Making the Shift Inc. TYPE OF POSITION: Contract – annual contract with opportunity for renewal for up to five yearsHOURS OF WORK: Full-time (35 hours/wk) SALARY: $60-65K per year, plus benefits; salary commensurate with experience The Research & Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator (RKMC) will be responsible for supporting the implementation […]

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Workshop Helps Grad Students Use Plain Language When Writing About Research

This post was first published on January 10, 2019 in YFile, York University’s News. It is reposted here with permission. Innovation York’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) unit is a national and international leader. It has a suite of services that create connections between researchers and community and government organizations to support the development of research partnerships […]

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$5 Million Grant Will Help Researchers Magnify the Societal Impact of Scientific Advances

This week’s post was first published on October 17, 2018 in the University of Missouri’s News Bureau and is reposted here with permission. The ARIS Center will help scientists communicate the impact of their research Story Contact(s): Eric Stann, stanne@missouri.edu, 573-882-3346 COLUMBIA, Mo. – When Humira came on the market, many found relief from symptoms […]

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York University Immigration Research Symposium – May 4

The Future of Immigration and Settlement Research in Canada and Beyond This knowledge mobilization event will provide opportunities for academic, community members and policy makers to meet to discuss current and emerging issues. With the increasing complexity of immigration-related issues, researchers can contribute to key policy decisions and develop for future research. The presentations will […]

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KMb in the City / MdC dans la ville

On October 31, 2015, We The City featured speakers from community, municipalities and universities including SFU, UNBC, Queen’s, Ryerson, UofT, Mt Royal, OCADU, McGill, U Calgary, Dalhousie, UBC and David Phipps from York University. The event featured about 80 participants, three cities and four buses. We The City was a great showcase of KMb in […]

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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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Changing a 600 Year Old Business

This week’s post by David Phipps, RIR-York, arose out of his participation at Social Frontiers II, a social innovation day held in Vancouver  on May 30, 2014 that was sponsored by York University, SFU Public Square and Nesta. A shorter version of this post first appeared on the Nesta blog on August 22, 2014 and […]

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