Knowledge Mobilization as an Institutional Priority, November 2013


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Knowledge Mobilization as an Institutional Priority, November 2013

  1. 1. Knowledge Mobilization as an Institutional Priority David Phipps, Executive Director Research & Innovation Services York University, Toronto, Canada @researchimpact
  2. 2. Toronto Hot Weather Response Plan + 2
  3. 3. Toronto Hot Weather Response Plan 3
  4. 4. Knowledge Mobilization – what is it? • Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) is a suite of services that supports collaborations between non-commercial research and expertise and the public, private and nonprofit sectors. • KMb (the process) can enable enhanced social innovation (the outcome). • KMb is the university’s contribution to social innovation and allows partners from the public, private and non-profit sectors to leverage investments in university research. 4
  5. 5. How and What? community community HOW Knowledge Mobilization collaboration Social Innovation WHAT campus campus Knowledge mobilization helps make research useful to society 5
  6. 6. Institutional knowledge mobilization services Knowledge Mobilization Research Summaries Research Translation Help Desk Producer Push (KT) User Exchange (KE) Pull (KT) Research Translation Help Desk co-production partnerships Research Partnerships KMb Interns Social Media CBR Research Forums KM in AM Community Based Besearch 6
  7. 7. York’s KMb Unit February 2006- June 2013 # Faculty Involved 289 # Graduate Students Involved 153 # Information sessions for faculty and students 201 # Information sessions for community 222 # collaboration opportunities 392 #KMb projects 155 # agencies involved in KMb partnerships 231 #KMb Internships 41 Community Partner funding raised $1.1M Research Contract funding raised $1.2M Total KMb associated grant funding raised $33.6M 7
  8. 8. Institutional Support for Knowledge Mobilization Executive Director Director, Innovation York Mgr. KMb Res. Ag Officer KMb Officer Awards Coord. Student Mgr. Ind Liaison Student MI TT Officer KMb Officer Director, SIRI ISR Specialist SSH(H) ISR Specialist STE(H) Student Research Directors Research Officers Res. Employee CPM Assoc. Dir.Res. Grants ORS Asst Info Officer Tech. Info Officer Student Appl. Coord. Grants Admin. Student YUSA 8
  9. 9. University Drivers Internal External Program Mix External Funding Environment Academic Planning: Provost’s White Paper REF 2014 Strategic Research Plan (note1) Public Return on Investment Tenure & Promotion (note 2) Community Demand Community Engagement 1. York University's 2013 SRP: Scholarship of Socially Engaged Research: Building on existing leadership in the practice of socially engaged research across all disciplines by working to enhance York’s expertise on the scholarship on engagement. A commitment to work to increase the critical mass of scholarship at York that is focused on socially-engaged research and on maximizing the benefits derived therefrom; Knowledge Mobilization; Support for the Social Entrepreneur 2. Which are the right ones? 9
  10. 10. Knowledge Mobilization… Evaluation ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche Social Innovation/Enterprise Community Campus Collaboration Initiative 10
  11. 11. Is knowledge mobilization logical? Activity Output Outcome Impact Co-production Dissemination Uptake Implementation 11
  12. 12. Is knowledge mobilization logical – yes, complex & logical 12
  13. 13. National Vision for Knowledge Mobilization KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION 13
  14. 14. Social Innovation 14
  15. 15. Community Campus Collaborations Initiative 15
  16. 16. So what? KMb in their own words… ZPoWAheQ&index=1&feature=plpp_video 16
  17. 17. David Phipps @researchimpact