Employment Pathway Facilitators for Students with Disabilities: A Feasibility Study Conducted by the READ Initiative at Carleton University

Post-secondary students and graduates across Canada face a turbulent and ever-changing world of work. Throughout their journey of choosing a program of study, navigating the years of academic and experiential preparation, and transitioning into the world of work, students are grappling with many questions and factors that impact their path to what they hope will […]

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Social services resources for people in the Victoria region

Unemployment is a major life event. Losing a job can lead to feelings of loss of identity and sense of purpose, unappreciation, anger, fear, uncertainty, and worry. Experiences of low self-esteem and loss of identity can have an impact on physical and mental health and lead to broader consequences of social isolation and loss of […]

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Future Proofing Research Skills

This report was prepared by Cheryl Jensen on behalf of McMaster University. The issue of what skills are needed for individuals to succeed in the rapidly changing world of work has received considerable attention, arguably world-wide and certainly in Canada.  The efforts to work with employers and students to demonstrate that University graduates at both […]

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Identification and development of competencies through the analysis of the impacts of digital technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) on employment systems and on labour market inequalities

This discussion paper follows a field research project aimed at identifying the deficit in transversal skills directly related to the transformation of the labor market by digital and AI. This research examined changes in employment requirements and conditions, the identification and classification of required skills according to sector, the analysis of potential organizational actions likely […]

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Active Engagement of Canadian Research Institutions Will Foster the Future of Knowledge Mobilization and Research Impact

The following report was prepared for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and was prepared by Stephen MacGregor, David Phipps, Cathy Malcolm Edwards, Jen Kyffin, Virginie Portes. Aim of the Report For over 20 years, there has been mounting interest in how the Canadian research enterprise can support research impact, referring to “the influence […]

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Evaluation of Research Impact Canada’s Institutional Capacity Building for Knowledge Mobilization

Stephen MacGregor & David Phipps. (2020). How a Networked Approach to Building Capacity in Knowledge Mobilization Supports Research Impact. International Journal of Education Policy & Leadership 16(5). URL: http://journals.sfu.ca/ijepl/index.php/ijepl/article/view/949. doi: https://doi.org/10.22230/ijepl.2020v16n6a949 In 2019, Research Impact Canada (RIC) underwent an evaluation of the network’s progress towards their ultimate goal (vision) of being, “A globally leading network […]

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Moving social innovation research into real world impact

Learn how and why to incorporate a knowledge mobilization strategy into your social innovation research using the mnemonic P.R.O.B.L.E.M. “Everybody has a creative potential and from the moment you can express this creative potential, you can start changing the world.” In Paulo Coelho’s quote, the expression of imagination becomes the tool to change the world. Knowledge mobilization is the bridge between discovery and […]

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Research Snapshots, University of Victoria

A research snapshot is a summary of an article that quickly brings you up to speed with some of the latest research at the University of Victoria. Click the buttons below to explore the research snapshots and find out how research at University of Victoria is making your world better and brighter. […]

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Community of Practice- Everything you Need to Know!

What is a Community of Practice? A Community of Practice (CoP) is a group of people who share a common interest, or have a set of related goals, and come together to learn, share information, and reach their individual and group objectives. The result of an effective CoP is the creation of new knowledge that […]

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ResearchSnapshots, Evidence Exchange Network for Mental Health and Addictions (EENet)

Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) [http://eenet.ca/] has partnered with the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University to produce Research Snapshots in the field of mental health and addictions in Ontario. EENet actively promotes the use of research evidence in decision-making by supporting engagement and connections between researchers and mental health and addictions stakeholders across Ontario. EENet works to develop […]

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