Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. RIC is committed to developing institutional capacities to support creating and assessing impacts of research, scholarship and creative activities by developing and sharing best practices, services and tools.
A multi-sectoral research partnership investigating precarious employment directly influenced employment policies. This case illustrates the value of partner organizations with experience in knowledge brokering, and the importance of building relationships to influence policy. Project: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern […]
Research Impact Canada Recognized as Canada’s Leading Knowledge Mobilization Network with Three New Member Institutions!
Research Impact Canada (RIC) is growing! Canada’s leading network of universities moving academic research off campuses and into our communities has welcomed the University of […]
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Purpose: Typically hosted in partnership with a provincial government department, the Forum is a one-day […]
The 8th annual ARIS (Advancing Research Impact in Society) Summit was held virtually, April 28-30, 2020 and RIC’s Future Skills Team was thrilled to attend […]
The Knowledge Transfer: Fostering Research-Based Practices and Policies course offered by The Université de Montréal
The Université de Montréal is offering a series of MOOCs called Knowledge Transfer: Fostering Research-Based Practices and Policies. This is a great free online French course that […]
How does integrated knowledge translation compare to other collaborative research approaches to generating and translating knowledge?
Nguyen, T., Graham, I.D. et al (2020) How does integrated knowledge translation (IKT) compare to other collaborative research approaches to generating and translating knowledge? Learning […]
Fafard, P., and Hoffman, S.J. (2020) Rethinking knowledge translation for public health policy. Evidence and Policy. 16(1): 165-175. https://doi.org/10.1332/174426418X15212871808802 Abstract There is continuing interest […]
UK Parliament (February 2020) Knowledge Exchange and Legislatures. https://www.assembly.wales/en/bus-home/research/academic-engagement/Pages/knowledge-exchange.aspx Abstract Knowledge exchange (KE) refers to any activity or process in which information is exchanged […]
These individual RIC institutions have developed knowledge mobilization (KMb) as service-oriented units designed to link research with need, liasing between their respective institutions and their surrounding communities.
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