Presenting and conversing bilingually

Making your presentations accessible is important for effective knowledge mobilization. In Canada, French and English often coexist, but it is frequent that an audience contains listeners that are not only English-speaking! These guides offer a step-by-step procedure to active translated subtitles in PowerPoint, enabling to speak one language and display a live script in another […]

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Knowledge Engagement Impact Assessment Toolkit

The University of Calgary’s Knowledge Engagement team developed a Knowledge Engagement Impact Assessment toolkit that equips researchers with tools, and training to support them in assessing, generating data, and reporting on the impact of their knowledge engagement work. Steps to use the Knowledge Engagement Impact Assessment toolkit in your knowledge engagement work: To begin, please […]

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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 needs of employees. Organizations can use the information gathered to develop knowledge mobilization training, support services and skills development to better equip employees and improve their ability to contribute to the knowledge mobilization agenda. Click […]

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Institutional Healthcheck Workbook

This workbook helps organizations assess how they currently support and generate impact from research. It also identifies ways to improve how they showcase the changes the organization’s research may have in societies and communities. It’s aimed primarily those leading impact, overseeing research delivery, or driving organizational change. Click here for the Workbook […]

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3 I’s Stakeholder Analysis Template

This is a framework that can be used to analyze and characterize stakeholders surrounding your impact project. It begins by defining the 3 i’s (interest, influence, impact) and then uses these three key concepts to categorize stakeholders using a Stakeholder Typology chart. The authors also include a detailed workshop facilitation plan for users to incorporate […]

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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 for wide-ranging knowledge mobilization (KMb) plans. It includes a handy printable KMb plan outline in its appendix that is useful for develping more complete KMb plans with multiple audiences. Click here for the Knowledge Mobilization […]

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Plain Language Writing Checklist

This checklist is a useful primer for those who are in the process of developing written materials for lay audiences. The checklist covers appropriate word choice and document design, as well as knowledge translation principles. This simple tool is appropriate for various disciplines and impact work types. What our reviewers had to say There is […]

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Knowledge Translation Plan Appraisal Tool

This rubric helps with assessing the quality of knowledge translation or research impact planning in grant proposals. While this tool is geared towards grant reviewers to evaluate quality, it is extremely useful for grant writers to make sure they have addressed all of the elements of a good proposal. What our reviewers had to say […]

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KM in the AM

This checklist helps with the planning of a small event of 20-30 people. It contains a comprehensive timeline of things to accomplish weeks out from the event, items to consider, and a post-event survey for evaluation. Click here for the KM in the AM checklist What our reviewers had to say This is a great […]

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Guide to Impact Planning

This guide to impact planning details various tools for research in the field of social science and humanities, most applicable at the beginning stage of the research process. Social science and humanities researchers and policymakers may find this especially useful with easy-to-understand explanations and a broad range of actionable tools. The impact planning action plan […]

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