Planning for an institutional research impact office

Recently some members of the US network Advancing Research Impact in Society were asking about resources for starting an institutional Broader Impacts office. Since Research Impact Canada is focused on institutional aspects of research impact I took the opportunity to respond highlighting some RIC members’ experiences planning for their own research impact office. Below is […]

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From Research Impact to Critical Community Engagement: CESI’s work toward social justice

This guest post was first published on the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute website and is reposted here with permission.   Posted on Monday, September 9th, 2019 Written by Caroline Duvieusart-Déry This blog post is based on a presentation offered at the National Alliance for Broader Impacts Summit 2019, on April 30, 2019. Over the past two […]

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Research Impact Canada Annual Meeting

Toronto, September 17-20, 2019: 30 brokers from 15 RIC member universities. Six people from partner organizations. Three dinners. One amazing knowledge mobilization experience.  Every year RIC member institutions come together to assess progress against goals and to look to the forthcoming year. This coming year will be the last year in the current 2017-2020 strategic […]

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Research Impact Canada (RIC) Network Manager, Future Skills Centre

Full position details Posting Number: CPM-12092 Position Title: Research Impact Canada (RIC) Network Manager, Future Skills Centre Department: Vice-President Research & Innovation Affiliation: CPM Salary Grade: F Hiring Salary Range: $84,461 – $95,018 Maximum of Salary Range: $116,134 Duration: Contract Full-Time Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Position Start Date: September 16, 2019 Position End […]

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Research Impact Canada at Congress 2019

Research Impact Canada (RIC) member, University of British Columbia, hosted the 2019 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). On June 6, 2019 David Phipps (RIC York) participated on a panel about impact of SSH hosted by SAGE publishing. These were his opening remarks.  Today there is an emerging global dialogue on impact with […]

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Research with reach

This guest post was first published on the University of Ottawa website and is reposted here with permission. By Monique Roy-Sole Medical science has long proven the benefits of taking folic acid for a healthy pregnancy. However, many prenatal supplements sold in Canada contain more than twice the recommended dose of folic acid. Professor Bénédicte Fontaine-Bisson […]

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Developing the Research Impact Canada (RIC) Logic Model and Evaluation Framework: A Case Study Example

Anne Bergen (https://knowledgetoaction.ca/) is a community based evaluator and an alum from Research Impact Canada when she worked at RIC member, University of Guelph. She helped the RIC Evaluation Committee develop a logic model and evaluation framework. She describes her work in a case study that is introduced below. Do you want to evaluate a […]

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From IKT To Strategic Partnerships

This guest post was first published on the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research website and is reposted here with permission.     Research knowledge is most likely to be used when it is informed by those who will use it. To support this, our team of knowledge translation (KT) specialists work to advance both […]

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Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization

The Future Skills Centre – Centre des Compétences futures (FSC-CCF) is an exciting new arms-length research centre established through the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program to strengthen Canada’s skillsand training ecosystem and ensure Canadians are skilled and equipped to meet the diverse needs of thenation’s employment market. A collaboration between Ryerson University, the Conference […]

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Impacts, “Grimpacts”, and “Himpacts”

I was in Bilbao, Spain recently teaching in a course titled “Implementing a National Health Research Strategy” and one session raised ethical considerations of research impacts. Grimpacts were mentioned and I invented a new term, “himpact”: the impact of research that excludes women and trans people. Disponible en français I think we are all comfortable […]

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