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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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Where the Pathway ends: taking impact off-road

Julie Bayley, Director of Research Impact Development, University of Lincoln UK, published a response to the leaked internal memo from UK Research & Innovation that was published by Research Professional News, indicating that the UK government is set to remove “pathways to impact. In her blog post, Julie discusses that these changes do not signify a […]

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Social Media Strategies for Research

On January 16, 2020 , Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer at York University, shared her practice on helping researchers use social media to mobilize their research and build partnerships. Topics included how to create a social media strategy, effective ways of using social media and how to measure and evaluate social media activities. […]

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Global problems need social science

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00064-x First posted by Hetan Shah in Nature.com on January 15, 2020. Hetan Shah is the soon to be chief executive of the Royal Society (UK). He writes how all the major issues the world faces cannot be addressed by statistics, data, and STEM disciplines alone. Among other things, Hetan Shah states: – Epidemics are […]

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Merry Mobilizing!

Merry Mobilizing from the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University and Research Impact Canada! From left to right: Connie Tang, Manager, Research Impact Canada Sylvia Urbanik, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Research Impact Canada Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer, KMb Unit at YorkU David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services Helen Ng, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, Research […]

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