Reviewing the use and effectiveness of arts-based approaches for public engagement with research

  The following summary is reposted with permission from Sarah Ball (RAND Corporation). It is a summary of extensive work that they have completed on arts based methods for public engagement. On the summary page there is a link to the free e book (111 pages) and additional appendices are also available (in English only). […]

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Tenure and promotion is an issue for engaged scholars but maybe not for the reason you think

David Phipps thinks tenure/promotion policies are probably just fine. It is the tenure/promotion committees that are challenging for engaged scholars. Tenure and promotion (T&P) has long been an issue for engaged scholars. Engaged scholarship takes longer than solo research. Processes of engagement must contend with issues related to power and the time it takes to […]

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Research Impact Canada co-hosts largest knowledge mobilization conference in Canada

  On November 24-26, 2020 RIC co-hosted the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, in partnership with the Ottawa-based Institute for Knowledge Mobilization. The event was held online this year due to COVID-19. This popular annual conference was founded in 2012 by the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization to support a growing international community in knowledge mobilization. This year, […]

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RIC/ARIS 2021 Summit- Call for Proposals Now Open!

  Centre for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) and Research Impact Canada (RIC) are partnering to host the 2021 Conference on Research Impact & Public Engagement at the Intersection of the Future Workforce – Virtual, May 10-13, 2021.   Our Call for Proposals for Presentation Sessions is now open!   Plenary sessions, speakers, and panels will […]

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Building the concept of research impact literacy- FREE access to article until Dec 31st

Bayley, J.E and Phipps, D. (2019) Building the concept of  research impact literacy, Evidence & Policy, vol 15, no 4, 597–606,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1332/174426417X15034894876108   Research impact is being recognized as crucial in academia and is being incorporated into its processes. Now it is more important than ever to understand how to assess impact. In Julie […]

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Introduction to Knowledge Mobilization Course at the University of Guelph

  Are you interested in learning how to make an impact with the important work you are doing? How can you make a real difference and move your research into action?   The Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph is offering three short courses that will introduce you to the fundamentals of knowledge […]

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Network for Advancing and Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science (AESIS) Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities Conference

On October 14-16, 2020, The AESIS Network hosted the ‘The Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities on Society 2020’, virtually to a global audience. RIC’s Future Skills Team was thrilled to attend the conference and hear from leaders in this field. The goal of this conference was to foster a discussion on assessing and stimulating […]

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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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