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.

Storytelling – Humanize the numbers

Thank you for your interest in our course module, Humanize the numbers. Humanize the numbers is only one of the…

A start-to-finish guide to building and navigating partnerships

Purposes of partnerships are diverse: research, financial, social responsibility, etc. The current module is dedicated to the general principles and common practices for developing…

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…


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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Engaging with Government and Parliament – Lessons from Canada and the UK

On April 27, 2022, Research Impact Canada (RIC) and Universities Policy Engagement Network (UPEN) jointly organized the webinar, Engaging with…

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…


MobilizeU is a course designed for faculty researchers, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, staff, alumni, and community partners who are interested in learning more about Knowledge Mobilization (KMb).