Knowledge mobilization in French in Canada: portrait of Équipe RENARD

Here we publish the first in a series of portraits on different French-speaking groups and organizations working in the field of knowledge mobilization and transfer in Canada. Today, we introduce Équipe RENARD, affiliate of the Université de Montréal in Quebec. —— Équipe RENARD (Recherche sur les Effets Non-Académiques de la Recherche et ses Déterminants) [Research […]

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Knowledge mobilization between 2010 and 2020 in Quebec: overview and achievements

Dancause, Luc. “ Diagnostic de l’expertise québécoise dans le domaine de la mobilisation des connaissances [Assessment of expertise in Quebec in the field of knowledge mobilization]. ” (October 2020). https://oraprdnt.uqtr.uquebec.ca/pls/public/gscw031?owa_no_site=2100 In the wake of the publication of its Cadre sur le bilinguisme [Bilingualism Framework] where it commits to make more room for French content, the RIC is […]

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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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Transform your impact

Knowledge translation, mobilization and research impact is flooding the globe and bringing research benefits to society. Let’s explore where it all started – and how you can now transform your impact from anywhere in the world with the Research Impact Summit. Tracing research impact’s evolution Terms like knowledge translation and research impact, and others that […]

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Two new awards recognizing Peter Levesque

By David Phipps, from remarks made on June 17, 2022. During the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2022, Research Impact Canada created two new awards recognizing the contributions Peter Levesque has made to knowledge mobilization in Canada. While Peter was unable to join the awards ceremony in person we did receive videos from him acknowledging the […]

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Supporting knowledge mobilization and research impact strategies in grant applications

The Network for Advancing and Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science (AESIS Network) published their first newsletter of June with a focus on ‘Impact in Funding Applications’. David Phipps, PhD., MBA, Assistant VP Research Strategy & Impact, York University and Network Director, Research Impact Canada, contributed an article for their newsletter. York University (Toronto, Canada) […]

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University of Ottawa’s growth as a knowledge mobilization university

Since 2018, the University of Ottawa’s Research Connexions Unit has demonstrated excellent growth as a knowledge mobilization university. In collaboration with Terry Campbell, Marie-Eve Girard, and Aislinn Gallivan, Research Impact Canada has co-designed an infographic to illustrate the amazing knowledge mobilization work of the Research Connexions Unit! […]

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Building the concept of research impact literacy- FREE access to article until Dec 31st

Bayley, J.E and Phipps, D. (2019) Building the concept of  research impact literacy, Evidence & Policy, vol 15, no 4, 597–606,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1332/174426417X15034894876108   Research impact is being recognized as crucial in academia and is being incorporated into its processes. Now it is more important than ever to understand how to assess impact. In Julie […]

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Introduction to Knowledge Mobilization Course at the University of Guelph

  Are you interested in learning how to make an impact with the important work you are doing? How can you make a real difference and move your research into action?   The Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph is offering three short courses that will introduce you to the fundamentals of knowledge […]

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Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum: exciting announcement and save the date

This guest post was first published on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website and is reposted here with permission. The Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and Research Impact Canada are pleased to announce an exciting collaboration that will ensure the future success and vitality of the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. The Forum was created in 2012 to […]

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