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NCCPE 130711


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Presentation made to the National Coordinating Centre on Public Engagement July 11, 2013

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NCCPE 130711

  1. 1. Knowledge Mobilization as an Institutional Priority David Phipps, Executive Director Research & Innovation Services York University, Toronto, Canada @researchimpact
  2. 2. 2 + Toronto Hot Weather Response Plan
  3. 3. 3 Toronto Hot Weather Response Plan
  4. 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 non- profit 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.
  5. 5. 5 How and What? Knowledge Mobilization community campus campus community collaboration Social InnovationHOW WHAT Knowledge mobilization helps make research useful to society
  6. 6. 6 Institutional knowledge mobilization services Research Summaries Research Translation Help Desk Research Translation Help Desk Research Forums KM in AM Research Partnerships KMb Interns Social Media Exchange (KE) Knowledge Mobilization partnerships CBR co-production Community Based Besearch Producer Push (KT) User Pull (KT)
  7. 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
  8. 8. 8 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. 9. 9 Knowledge Mobilization… Evaluation ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche Social Innovation/Enterprise Community Campus Collaboration Initiative
  10. 10. 10 Is knowledge mobilization logical? Activity Output Outcome Impact Dissemination Uptake ImplementationCo-production
  11. 11. 11 National Vision for Knowledge Mobilization KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION
  12. 12. 12 Social Innovation ventureLAB: Provincially funded Regional Innovation Centre
  13. 13. 13 Community Campus Collaborations Initiative
  14. 14. 14 So what? KMb in their own words… ZPoWAheQ&index=1&feature=plpp_video
  15. 15. 15 Discussion… Your questions….and if none…. Tools and Tool Kits: why bother and what would you do with them even if you had them? Networks: for what purpose if not to share practices (see above)? Social Innovation/Enterprise: how do we avoid the shiny object?
  16. 16. David Phipps @researchimpact