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Knowledge transfer in the social field: introduction and state of the art of a new research field

Nov 25, 2022

Dagenais, Christian, and Émilie Robert. Le transfert des connaissances dans le domaine social. Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2012. On June 21, 2011, more than fifty actors from the Quebec knowledge transfer (KT) community met in Montreal. Bringing together…

New book from Julie Bayley helps us all develop an impact literate mindset

Nov 14, 2022

My colleague and co-author, Julie Bayley from the Lincoln Impact Literacy Institute (UK) has published “Creating Meaningful Impact: The Essential Guide to Developing an Impact-Literate Mindset”. She describes the book in her blog post that she has given us permission to repost…

So, you’re new to research impact?

Oct 27, 2022

Please note that the original blog post can be found at The Research Whisperer. The impact that research generates in society is a hot topic internationally. It can be a complex topic and poses different challenges depending on whether you…

Meet Caroline Duvieusart-Déry: Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator

Oct 24, 2022

One of Research Impact Canada’s members, University of Guelph, published a blog post on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022, to feature Caroline Duvieusart-Déry’s experience as the Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator at the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI). Haleakala Angus and Caroline Duvieusart-Dery wrote the…

Transform your impact

Sep 27, 2022

Knowledge translation, mobilization and research impact is flooding the globe and bringing research benefits to society. Let’s explore where it all started – and how you can now transform your impact from anywhere in the world with the Research Impact…

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+)…