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17 years from research to impact – is this true?

Sep 9, 2022

By David Phipps (York University; @mobilemobilizer) We often say that it takes on average 17 years for health research to turn into a new or improved clinical practice. Is this true? And what about in other disciplines? Morris, Wooding and…

RIC Knowledge Mobilization Exchange Program

Aug 4, 2022

The RIC Knowledge Mobilization Exchange Program is now open! This program builds off the success of the initial KMb Buddy program which was rolled out in 2019. Rebranded and broader in scope, the purpose is to support capacity exchange, mentorship,…

2022 RIC Award Winner: Claire Kemp

Jul 20, 2022

Claire Kemp was awarded the 2022 RIC award for her project, Optimizing Community-Based Wildlife Monitoring: Prioritizing Indigenous Knowledge & Values. About project Have you ever wondered how wildlife is affected by changes to the environment? We know that complex changes…

2022 RIC Award Winner: Maji Shaikh

Jul 15, 2022

Maji Shaikh was awarded the 2022 RIC award for his project, Development and Evaluation of a Sport-based Trauma-sensitive Program for Underserved Youth: The Bounce Back League. About project In 2016, BGC Canada began the process to develop a sport program…

2022 RIC Award Honourable Mentions: Nabilah Gulamhusein

Jul 15, 2022

Nabilah Gulamhusein received honourable mentions for her project, Route of Post-Menopausal Estrogen Administration and Cardiovascular Risk. About project Globally, 60,000 individuals become menopausal daily, and it is estimated that by the year 2025, there will be more than a billion…

2022 RIC Award Winner: Hannah Marcus

Jul 15, 2022

Hannah Marcus was awarded the 2022 RIC award for her project, Climate Adaptation in the WASH Sector of East Africa’s Lake Victoria Basin. About project Climate change is having increasing impacts on water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) worldwide, rendering health-friendly…

2022 RIC Award Winner: Christine Wildman

Jun 29, 2022

Christine Wildman was awarded the 2022 RIC award for her project, Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer +(2SLGBTQ+) Community and Life During a Global Pandemic: A Resistance Based Photovoice Collective. About project Two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, plus (2SLGBTQ+)…

Two new awards recognizing Peter Levesque

Jun 24, 2022

By David Phipps, from remarks made on June 17, 2022. During the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2022, Research Impact Canada created two new awards recognizing the contributions Peter Levesque has made to knowledge mobilization in Canada. While Peter was unable…

The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum Returns! Get your tickets

May 27, 2022

The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2022 (CKF22) is happening virtually from June 13-17th, 2022. The Forum is a biennial event that provides opportunities for professional development, learning and networking for those interested in knowledge mobilization, translation, and exchange. It brings together a community dedicated to sharing…

Research Impact Canada is Hiring!

May 4, 2022

We are hiring! Research Impact Canada is expanding our team and looking to fill several positions to support our work in knowledge mobilization, community engagement, and workforce development. We are currently hiring for the following roles: Bilingual Knowledge Mobilization SpecialistAdministrative…

Congratulations to the 2022 RIC Award Winners!

May 3, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and honorable mentions for the 2022 edition RIC Award!  The Award is dedicated to graduate students’ efforts in conducting research according to engaged scholarship principles. In 2022, the projects of three Masters students and three doctoral…

Research Impact Canada Annual Report!

Apr 28, 2022

We are pleased to release our annual report. This report showcases the incredible work our network has accomplished over the last year. Read it here to see what you missed!  Some of the highlights include:✨ Welcomed 3 new institutions to the…