Knowledge Mobilization is a Human Right / Le droit à la mobilisation des connaissances

This was one of the closing thoughts in my plenary address to INORMS, the biannual international research administration conference. After reflecting on the relationship between public trust and public engagement in research it was clear that creating public benefit from research is a human right. C’était l’une des remarques de conclusion de ma conférence en […]

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Associate Director, UBC Knowledge Exchange – University of British Columbia – Vancouver, BC

Application Deadline- June 13, 2018 Full positions details Department: VP Research & Innovation Salary Range: $95,617.00 (minimum) – $119,520.00 (midpoint) – $149,401.00 (maximum) Full Time Desired Start Date: August 1, 2018 Job Summary Motivated by the opportunity to support UBC’s commitment to increase the societal impact of UBC research, this leadership role will lead and champion […]

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The Future of Higher Education Is Social Impact / L’avenir de l’enseignement supérieur, c’est l’impact social

That’s the title of a post from the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). The author calls for university research to become more responsive to community needs. The Research Impact Canada universities seem to be way ahead of the curve, at least where US universities are concerned. C’est le titre d’un billet publié par la Stanford Social Innovation […]

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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 Winnipeg, University of Alberta and Dalhousie University as its newest official members. This brings the total to 17 member institutions from coast-to-coast – and an additional partner in the University […]

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National Director, Community Engagement Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada – Toronto, ON

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018  The National Director, Community Engagement is a pivotal member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters National Office Team, and the nationwide network. Primarily responsible for all communication functions, this person will set the tone for inspirational messaging behind all Big Brothers Big Sisters marketing and communications, including traditional and social […]

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Indigenous Program Advisor, Programs and Priorities Mental Health Commission of Canada – Ottawa, ON

Application Deadline: May 24, 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a non-profit organization created to focus national attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental illness. The Commission is seen as a leader nationally and internationally in several […]

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Outreach Support Worker – ACHWM – ECHO Research Centre @ Laurentian University – Greater Sudbury, ON

$35,000 – $39,000 a year This is a full-time position supporting knowledge exchange with Indigenous communities as part of a collaborative inter-disciplinary research team. Job Description & Responsibilities Assist with outreach support for the Aboriginal Children’s Health and Well-being (ACHWM) Program of research Monitoring and responding to inquiries about the ACHWM Connecting with new communities […]

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Research Associate – Ryerson University – Toronto, ON

The Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation (OCWI) is a bilingual (English and French) research centre of excellence committed to driving change in Ontario’s employment and training sector. We work with the agencies, and other partners, that build skills, provide training, and connect people looking for jobs with employers looking for workers. We are hiring up […]

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