Research with Impact

Learn more about what’s happening in the field of research impact.

Journal Club

Research Impact Canada produces a journal club series to make evidence on knowledge mobilization (KMb) more accessible to knowledge brokers and to create online discussion about research on knowledge mobilization. The articles are open access!

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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…

Evaluating the Quality of Research Co-Production: Research Quality Plus for Co-Production (RQ + 4 Co-Pro)

McLean, R.K.D., Carden, F., Aiken, A.B. et al. Evaluating the quality of research co-production: Research Quality Plus for Co-Production (RQ + 4…

Capacity development for knowledge mobilization: a scoping review of the concepts and practices

Golhasany, H., and Harvey, B. (2023) Capacity development for knowledge mobilization: a scoping review of the concepts and practices. Humanities…

The open academic: Why and how business academics should use social media to be more ‘open’ and impactful

Ian P. McCarthy, I.P. and Bogers, M.L.A.M. (2023) The open academic: Why and how business academics should use social media…

Re-thinking research impact: voice, context and power at the interface of science, policy and practice

Reed, M.S., Rudman, H. (2023) Re-thinking research impact: voice, context and power at the interface of science, policy and practice.…

A scoping review of full-spectrum knowledge translation theories, models, and frameworks

Esmail, R., Hanson, H., Holroyd-Leduc, J., Brown, S., Straus, SE, Niven, DJ., and Clement, FM. (2020) A scoping review of…

Case Studies

The following collection of case studies showcase successful examples of knowledge mobilization. We will be adding to this content shortly!

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Prairie Climate Centre

Summary: The Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg is an outstanding example of Knowledge Mobilization. It is committed…

Reshaping Resilience Practices: A Co-Production Approach

Summary of the impact: The Resilient Therapy model, co-produced with vulnerable children and adults and those who support them, is…

Everyone Counts: Mobilizing Knowledges for the 2018 Saskatoon Point-in-Time Homelessness Count

Dr. Isobel M. Findlay, University Co-Director, Community-University Institute for Social Research, University of Saskatchewan Summary:  On April 18, 2018, a…

York Region Food Network

At a glance Issues around a sustainable and healthy food system are central to the work of the York Region…

A Driving Need: Study Connects Victoria Seniors with Volunteer Drivers

For seniors who are no longer able to drive, there remain few viable options for transportation. And while the James…

Cybersec 101 – Cybersecurity awareness and training that is reaching the nation

Summary Cybersec 101 is a cybersecurity training resource toolkit which demonstrates that the prevention of data breaches can be easier,…

RIC Award

The Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for Graduate Students (RIC Award) is aimed towards graduate students who conduct research projects with impacts beyond academia. Click to learn more about the award, application process, and previous recipients.

RIC Engaged Scholarship Award for Graduate Students

Applications are now closed for the 2024 edition of the Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award. This award recognizes engaged…

Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award – Master’s category

https://youtu.be/VIrhrAKSOgU On May 24, 2023, Elisabeth (Lis) Huang, Research Impact Canada’s Bilingual Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, moderated a webinar from 1pm…

Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award – PhD category

https://youtu.be/tEbOhWFG6LU On May 15, 2023, Elisabeth (Lis) Huang, Research Impact Canada’s Bilingual Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, moderated a webinar from 1pm…

2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (Master’s category): Ashley Kyne

Ashley Kyne was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, “Canada’s National Disgrace”: Identifying Risk…

2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (PhD category): Yehudis Stokes

Yehudis Stokes was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, Identifying, Measuring, Implementing, and Evaluating…

2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Honourable Mention (Master’s category): Sarah Law

Sarah Law’s project, Resistance and Resilience in the Era of Ecological Grief, has earned her an honourable mention for the 2023…