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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…

RIC Award Winners 2022

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…

Two new resources for knowledge mobilization from eCampus Ontario

Mar 29, 2022

By David Phipps, York U RIC members and friends of RIC have collaborated to develop free resources for knowledge mobilization. More than just an electronic book, these resources include self directed, interactive learning, videos and tools. Picture this. April 2021.…

Help fill critical gaps in data around the seniors’ transportation in Canada

Feb 25, 2022

Across Canada, countless seniors face social isolation and negative health outcomes due to lack of transportation that meets their needs. But before we can fix the problem, we need more information.  That’s where you can help. F.A.S.T. (funding accelerator for…

Save the Date for CKF22

Jan 19, 2022

The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum (CKF) 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 learnings, best practices, tools, and resources.  CKF22 will be taking place in…

Research Impact Canada has a new look!

Jan 19, 2022

You may have noticed something new about the Research Impact Canada website… Over the past few months, we’ve been hard at work developing a new look! With the help of adHOME Creative we’ve given our website and brand a refresh. We’ve expanded our color palette…

Speech From the Throne calls for more knowledge mobilization for Canada

Jan 17, 2022

“The Speech from the Throne opens every new session of Parliament. The Speech introduces the government’s direction and goals, and outlines how it will work to achieve them. On November 23, 2021, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of…

The impact of history research is knowable for those who wish to know it

Nov 24, 2021

Gary Myers and David Phipps (both from York University) wrote a response to an article that posited that the impact of history research is ultimately unknowable. A summary of their response and link to their article is below. In winter…

A conjecture on “Internal Knowledge Mobilization”

Nov 15, 2021

A few weeks ago, I was asked by someone in a Faculty of Education if there were models of “internal knowledge mobilization”. By this, they meant “how can we mobilize the education research we are doing to benefit our teacher…

Research Impact Canada is growing again!

Sep 16, 2021

Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a member driven network designed to build institutional capacity for knowledge mobilization and research impact by sharing policies, practices, and services for research institutions across Canada. We started out as two institutions in 2006. This…