The resources below are intended to help strengthen your understanding of knowledge mobilization (KMb) concepts and help you develop related skills.

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Getting Started

The following guides are an introductory resource to key concepts in knowledge mobilization. They are intended to familiarize you with the what, why, and how of KMb, as well as how to get started.

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Knowledge Mobilization Needs Assessment Planner

This Knowledge Mobilization Needs Assessment Planner is meant to assist organizations by helping them assess the knowledge mobilization skills and…

Knowledge Mobilization Planning Template

This is a comprehensive, modifiable PDF-format toolkit that uses a “question and answer” format and checklists to elicit key components…

Plain Language Writing Checklist

This checklist is a useful primer for those who are in the process of developing written materials for lay audiences.…

KMb Course

The Research Impact Canada KMb Course is a series of practical online modules, each focused on a specific skill that is important in knowledge mobilization. These modules are stand-alone and can be completed in any order, at any time. Look at the portfolio of modules available and pick the ones that best suit your needs.

Accessible & Inclusive Event Planning for Knowledge Mobilization

The purpose of this module is to provide individuals and organizations with practical tips, resources, and the skills needed to…

Infographic Design for Knowledge Mobilization

There are many essential skills within knowledge mobilization (KMb). This module fits within communication skills, specifically focusing on creating visuals…


Research Impact Canada often hosts webinars around topics in knowledge mobilization and research impact. Recordings from these webinars can be found here.

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Knowledge Engagement Impact Assessment Toolkit

On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021, MacKinley Darlington, Knowledge Engagement Manager at the University of Calgary delivered a presentation on the…

Working With Academic Libraries To Grow Your Impact

On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021, Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer at York University, moderated a panel discussion on how you…

Future Proofing Research Skills – Current Perspectives in a Changing World

On March 19, 2021, Cheryl Jensen discussed the changing world and the demands on Research Intensive Universities to produce graduates…