Virtual and Remote Knowledge Brokering

With COVID-19 and the push for working from home (if possible), we’re “Zooming” into more video-conferencing meetings more than ever. Reaching out to our RIC Network of 60+ members from ~20 universities across Canada, we heard that sharing and facilitating knowledge virtually and remotely has its own share of challenges.   In response, we wanted […]

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RIC’s Future Skills Team reports back on the 8th Annual ARIS Summit

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 conference. This year’s Summit explored the multiple layers of connections that are associated with broader impacts. Topics included science communication, partnerships, public engagement, and more.   We virtually attended […]

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Research Summaries From Local to Global

Writing a peer reviewed article is nice but it doesn’t mobilize knowledge to anyone except other scholars. Making research evidence accessible is a necessary first step to enable use of that evidence. A clear language research summary is one way to make evidence accessible.     Picture this: 2008. David Phipps at York University receives a small SSHRC grant to develop a […]

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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 consists of eight modules. The first MOOC in the series is an introduction to knowledge transfer. The goal of the course is to have participants be able to familiarize themselves […]

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Building Ethical and Sustainable Long-Term Community Partnerships Across Short-term Course Structures

This guest post was first published on the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute website and is reposted here with permission. Posted on Monday, March 30th, 2020 Written by Lindsey Thomson *This blog post is based on a conference presentation first offered at the 2019 Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference at the University of Guelph by Lindsey Thomson […]

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Join our upcoming RIC webinar!  

CESI’s Research Shop: Enhancing community capacity for evidence-informed action  Tuesday April 14, 1pm EST     In this webinar hosted by Research Impact Canada, staff from the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) will introduce participants to the Research Shop and the features that make it an effective – and recognized – model of integrated knowledge mobilization. We […]

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Meet Satpreet!

Queen’s University student, Satpreet Dhillon, recently completed an alternative practicum internship with Research Impact Canada. Satpreet found that the internship was the perfect fit for her. At RIC, she was able to combine her background in scientific research, and experience in education and outreach, to find a common base in knowledge mobilization. During her time […]

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Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum postponed to November 24-25, 2020

Reposting from http://www.knowledgemobilization.net/covid-19-delays-ckf20/ In light of public health concerns related to the coronavirus, Research Impact Canada and the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization are postponing the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, originally scheduled for June 8-9. The new date is November 24-25 and remains at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We remain committed to co-creating a conference experience that reflects your interests, experience, […]

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