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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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 can work with academic libraries to grow the impact of your research. The panel consists of: Alison Moore, Research Commons Assistant Head and Knowledge Mobilization Hub Manager (Simon Fraser University) Heather De Forest, Community Scholars […]

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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 with the skills needed for an uncertain future.  She presented some thoughts on the needs of employers and the challenge of demonstrating that these needs are met by research – intensive university graduates. […]

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Building Successful Partnerships

On February 24, 2021 University of Regina hosted a webinar focusing on the key steps to building successful research partnerships. University researchers and their community partners shared their experiences – what worked, what they had to learn to make things more successful, tips for others looking to do community involved research. […]

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What is knowledge mobilization?

On February 17, 2021 University of Regina hosted a webinar that was targeted to faculty, instructors, staff and students currently or hoping to do community-based research. A presentation introducing the basics of Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) followed by a panel of senior academics, with successful research careers, shared their strategies for effective KMb and spoke about […]

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What is community based research?

On Feb 10, 2021, University of Regina hosted a webinar designed for not-for-profit or public sector groups wishing to partner with researchers at a university, or organizations with previous partnerships that hope to have more impactful outcomes from future collaborations with post-secondary education partners. The goal of the session was to provide a better understanding […]

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Cultivating Career Readiness: Professional Development for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows

On March 4, 2021, Dr. Mabel Ho, Lexie Milmine and Jo Minx discussed the results from a research project at Dalhousie University, looking at the gaps needed to address career readiness. The discussion focused on the skills needed to promote and ease career transition as well as learning about the newly launched DalGradPD, a central […]

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How do we know if research and KMb make a difference? Taking the challenge of understanding our unique contribution.

Driving and taking part in knowledge mobilization (KMb) can be exciting and rewarding, but even when we feel it’s going really well, can we say we are really making a difference? It can be challenging to understand the sort of changes that this work contributes to, when it is often about influencing, inspiring, educating, or […]

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Lessons learned on conducting a knowledge mobilization needs assessment

On November 30, 2020, Dr. Heather Young-Leslie (University of Alberta), MacKinley Darlington (University of Calgary) and Marie-Eve Girard (University of Ottawa) shared their experiences conducting a knowledge mobilization needs assessment at each of their respective institutions. […]

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Communities of Practice – Everything you need to know!

On September 29, 2020, Dr. Mandy Rowsell (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Memorial’s Harris Centre) discussed the basic features of an online Community of Practice, highlighting their benefits, challenges, and best practices for anyone who is interested in starting their own CoP. […]

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