Policy and Societal Impact as an Institutional Mission

On October 27, 2022, Research Impact Canada (RIC) jointly hosted the second webinar with Universities Policy Engagement Network (UPEN) to discuss policy and societal impact as an institutional mission. The event was moderated by David Phipps (RIC) and Justin Fisher (UPEN).   Our fantastic panelists were: Marina Altoe, Impact and Partnership Development Manager for Policy and […]

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DOCTalks Connects Across Canada 2022

On October 26, 2022, in partnership with DOCTalks, Research Impact Canada (RIC) hosted a “DOCTalks Connects Canada” panel that invited speakers to discuss the use of filmmaking as a medium for knowledge mobilization. David Phipps, our Network Director of RIC, provided wonderful opening remarks. The event was co-facilitated by our Bilingual Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, Imane […]

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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 Government and Parliament – Lessons from Canada and the UK. The webinar was hosted by Justin Fisher (Brunel University & UPEN) and David Phipps (York University & RIC). In this presentation, the panelists discussed the […]

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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 Knowledge Engagement Impact Assessment Toolkit. In this presentation, you will have an opportunity to learn more about: Knowledge engagement REAP self-assessment framework Knowledge Engagement Impact Assessment Toolkit Next steps with the Knowledge Engagement Impact Assessment […]

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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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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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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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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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