Carnegie’s Elective Community Engagement Classification

Greetings Everyone, We are pleased to advise that today (July 17, 2024), the Carnegie Foundation and the American Council on Education have announced a partnership with a joint venture of Canadian post-secondary institutions to establish the Canadian Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement (CCCCE).  See the full announcement here:  https://carnegieclassifications.acenet.edu/news/canadian-carnegie-community-engagement/. The process of considering the Classification […]

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Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum (CKF) 2024 Opening Address

On June 19, 2024 in Le grand Bibliotheque de Montréal, Peter Levesque gave the opening address to the conference. Peter founded CKF in 2012 as a place where scholars and practitioners of knowledge mobilization in all disciplines can come together to share experiences, network and make new connections. The drivers for CKF were two fold: […]

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Do Research–Practice Partnerships Offer a Promising Approach to Producing Research that Improves Social Care Practice and Outcomes?

Boaz, A, Fitzsimons, B, Meakin, B, Muirhead, S, Williams, C, Weatherley, M, Knapp, M, Smith, L, Langley, J, Kendrick, H, Malley, J and Bauer, A. 2023. Do Research–Practice Partnerships Offer a Promising Approach to Producing Research that Improves Social Care Practice and Outcomes? Journal of Long-Term Care, (2023), pp. 241–248. DOI: https:// doi.org/10.31389/jltc.190 Abstract There […]

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RIC welcomes three new members, bringing institutional membership to 37

May was another banner month for RIC membership growth. In 2023, RIC welcomed a record eight new members. With the three new members welcomed in June, RIC has been pleased to welcome a total of six new members already in 2024. Earlier this year, we welcomed Université Laval, The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre and […]

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Facing the challenges of research-informed knowledge mobilization: ‘Practising what we preach’?

Powell, A., Davies, H. and Nutley, S. (2017) Facing the challenges of research-informed knowledge mobilization: ‘Practising what we preach’? Public Administration. 96(1): 36-52.https://doi.org/10.1111/padm.12365 Full text available: https://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/10023/18595/Public_Admin_submitted_final_version.pdf?sequence=1 Abstract The political imperative to make public services more evidence based has contributed to the growth in the past two decades of both research and practice in the […]

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Co-designing A Research Programme for Impact: Lessons Learned from Practice by Aotearoa New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge Ngā Koiora Tuku Iho

Duncan, R. & Robson-Williams, M. (2023): Co-designing a research programme for impact: lessons learned from practice by Aotearoa New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge Ngā Koiora Tuku Iho. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online. https://doi.org/10.1080/1177083X.2023.2227675 Abstract Doing co-design and co-production is challenging, resource intensive, and outcomes do not always translate into action. […]

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The Bartlett Manual of Impact

The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, based at University College London, is by many measures a place of ‘excellence’. We have a variety of experts working across a huge range of disciplines (from architecture to planning, environment, energy and resources, project management, economics and beyond) sharing their insights with the world and proactively creating […]

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Exploring the application of machine learning to expert evaluation of research impact

Williams K, Michalska S, Cohen E, Szomszor M, Grant J (2023) Exploring the application of machine learning to expert evaluation of research impact. PLoS ONE 18(8): e0288469. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0288469 Abstract The objective of this study is to investigate the application of machine learning techniques to the large-scale human expert evaluation of the impact of academic research. […]

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Research Impact Canada welcomes three new members

Every time a new member joins Research Impact Canada (RIC) the entire Network, especially the leadership and staff, are pumped about the opportunity for new perspectives coming to the Network. As a community of practice RIC is strongest when we have diverse members bringing diverse experience to our conversations. RIC is delighted to welcome Université […]

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