Real Impact Awards

The Real Impact Awards celebrate those in the research community who go above and beyond to make a difference. The Real Impact Awards form part of our commitment to championing research and research practices or processes that can make an impact beyond academia. In 2019 the Interdisciplinary Research Fund Award was introduced; a natural extension to the Awards, this […]

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Job Posting: KTE Associate position at the Institute for Work & Health

The Institute for Work & Health is currently seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Knowledge Transfer & Exchange (KTE) Associate.  Application deadline is October 23, 2020. The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization with a mission to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of […]

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Knowledge mobilized: Stories on mobilizing research in the community- free online event!

In 2019, the University of Alberta released a funding opportunity to support the knowledge mobilization of recent research done at the University. The funding enabled researchers to mobilize the results of recent research in the areas of skills, skills development, skills infrastructure, training, and/or future skills, and/or to provide students with opportunities to learn skills related […]

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Job Posting: Knowledge Mobilization and Communications Coordinator at the University of Guelph

  Read below for an exciting opportunity at the University of Guelph. The information below is a copy of the posting from the University website. To learn more, please visit https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/careers-guelph/current-opportunities/knowledge-mobilization-and-communications-coordinator   Knowledge Mobilization and Communications Coordinator Research Innovation Office Temporary full-time from September 14, 2020 to September 9, 2022 Hiring #: 2020-0250 Please read the […]

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Reporting KT activities in the academic CV: How can we show the impact of our research?

Written by Julia Levin   Researchers are being asked more and more to demonstrate the impact of their work. If you are a researcher who has been able to show the real-life application of your research, how do you show for it on your curriculum vitae (CV)? Members of the Integrated Knowledge Translation Research Network […]

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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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