Pursuing impact in research: towards an ethical approach

Bærøe, K., Kerasidou, A., Dunn, M. et al. Pursuing impact in research: towards an ethical approach. BMC Med Ethics 23, 37 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-022-00754-3 Abstract Background: Research proactively and deliberately aims to bring about specific changes to how societies function and individual lives fare. However, in the ever-expanding field of ethical regulations and guidance for researchers, […]

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Directing Research Toward Health Equity: A Health Equity Research Impact Assessment

Castillo, E.G. and Harris, C. 2021. Directing Research Toward Health Equity: A Health Equity Research Impact Assessment. J GEN INTERN MED 36, 2803–2808. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-06789-3  Abstract  Despite medical research advancements, inequities persist, as research has enhanced the health of some while leaving many communities untouched. Reforms are needed to direct research toward health equity, both during […]

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Identifying competencies for integrated knowledge translation: a Delphi study

Identifying competencies for integrated knowledge translation: a Delphi study Yeung, E., Scodras, S., Salbach, N.M., Kothari, A. and Graham, I.D. Identifying competencies for integrated knowledge translation: a Delphi study. 2021. BMC Health Services Research. 21: Article number: 1181. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-07107-7 Abstract Background: Considerable progress has been made to advance the field of knowledge translation to address the knowledge-to-action […]

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2021 Summit Brings Together U.S. and Canada Perspectives on Research Impacts

The Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) and Research Impact Canada (RIC) worked in collaboration to host the 2021 Summit on Research Impact & Public Engagement at the Intersection of the Future Workforce. The virtual Summit took place from May 10th, 2021 to May 12th, 2021. With more than 25 workshops and sessions, […]

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A Better Measure of Research From the Global South

Lebel, J. & McLean, R. (2018). A better measure of research from the global south. Nature, 559, 23-26. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05581-4 Abstract Funders Jean Lebel and Robert McLean describe a new tool for judging the value and validity of science that attempts to improve lives. This is a good article for anyone interested in assessing the research […]

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Putting Our Best Faces Forward / Faire valoir nos atouts

At the University of Victoria, the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization unit (RPKM) is a campus and community-wide portal to support the development of transformative research. We bring outstanding researchers together with community partners to co-create knowledge for action –knowledge that is mobilized to improve the social, cultural and economic well-being of communities throughout our […]

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Rainwater research / Recherche sur l’eau de pluie

At the University of Victoria, the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization unit (RPKM) is a campus and community-wide portal to support the development of transformative research. We bring outstanding researchers together with community partners to co-create knowledge for action –knowledge that is mobilized to improve the social, cultural and economic well-being of communities throughout our […]

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Competencies and Skills for Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Exchange (Survey Request)

The following is a request for participation from David Phipps, RIR-York in his collaborative research project on priority competencies and skills for KMb and KE. https://goo.gl/r3INlw I am conducting a collaborative research project on priority competencies and skills for knowledge mobilization and knowledge exchange. My collaborators are Monica Batac (graduate student, Ryerson University), Julie Bayley […]

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Online Recruitment for Research Study on Knowledge Mobilization

Monica Batac, a graduate student, at Ryerson University is recruiting participants for a Q-study to assess priority competencies and skills for knowledge mobilization. Ryerson University’s Research Ethics Board has approved this study. Diverse participants from academic and non-academic organizations are invited to complete the survey. Potential participants include knowledge mobilization researchers, knowledge brokers, intermediaries, and […]

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The Advantages of Live Tweeting a Research Talk

This week’s guest post comes from Dr. Allison McDonald, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. This post first appeared on her DoctorAl blog on April 14, 2015 and is reposted here with permission. Last week the undergraduate and graduate students in our department delivered 15-20 minute research talks at our […]

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