Partnering forKnowledge MobilizationDavid Phipps, PhD, MBADirector, Research Services & Knowledge Exchange
Maximize the Impact of Research: Martha Piper (2002) “We must translate our research findings in the human sciences into p...
KMb – what is it?•   Knowledge Mobilization    (KMb) is a suite of services    that supports collaborations    between non...
KMb throughout the Research Cycle Social media                                 Plan        Consultation Web site          ...
York’s KMb Unit February 2006- December 2011         # Faculty Involved                                240         # Gradu...
KMb Stories
Evaluating Inclusivity Action Plan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W94hPM2Bb6k&list=UUkz8O0mnDbgER4a ZPoWAheQ&index=40&feat...
Evaluating Inclusivity Action PlanJanuary 2005: Inclusivity SummitMay 2005: HSPC adopted andlaunched IAPNovember 2007: IAP...
Green Economy Centre      http://www.youtube.com/researchimpact#p/a/u/0/J15_lBz5mYU
South Simcoe: Green Economy CentreThe Green Economy Centre:an innovative research andeducation program thatinitiates, supp...
South Simcoe: Green Economy CentreLaunched: April 2010Funded: Summer 2010September 2011:•604 business contacted•507 indivi...
Dykes Planning Tykes          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz9w4n-rhqM
Toronto Hot Weather Response Plan                 +                       http://www.thestar.com/article/462613
KMb Tools: ResearchSnapshot
KMb tools Clear Language Tool Kit • https://researchimpact.othree.ca/documents/toolsforkmb/kmbtools_research   summariespd...
KMb throughout the Research Cycle Social media                                 Plan        Consultation Web site          ...
Dissemination for KMbhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEyrO7nM2m0
So what? KMb in their own words… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmIWbsMO93w&list=FLkz8O0mnDbgER4a ZPoWAheQ&index=1&feature...
David Phippsdphipps@yorku.cahttp://www.researchimpact.ca
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Partnering for Knowledge Mobilization

  1. 1. Partnering forKnowledge MobilizationDavid Phipps, PhD, MBADirector, Research Services & Knowledge Exchange
  2. 2. Maximize the Impact of Research: Martha Piper (2002) “We must translate our research findings in the human sciences into public policy and social programs” “Knowledge Transfer in the human sciences – the transfer of findings into policy and programs – is as important as technology transfer in the engineering and natural sciences.”
  3. 3. KMb – 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.
  4. 4. KMb throughout the Research Cycle Social media Plan Consultation Web site Partnerships Town hall Research forum Theatre Posters Policy brief PSA Disseminate Execute Practice guideline Populations Popular press Clinical practice Social Marketing Intervention studies videos Internships Surveys, case studies, Evaluate expert panelists Researcher exchange
  5. 5. York’s KMb Unit February 2006- December 2011 # Faculty Involved 240 # Graduate Students Involved 142 # Information sessions for faculty and students 166 # Information sessions for community 185 # collaborations brokered 246 # agencies involved in KMb partnerships 205 Community Partner funding raised $1.1M Research Contract funding raised $1.2M Total KMb associated grant funding raised $17.6M # web hits +4M # Research Summaries 173 # tweets 5447 #twitter followers 1845 # delicious bookmarks 244 # blog postings (+70,000 views) 294
  6. 6. KMb Stories
  7. 7. Evaluating Inclusivity Action Plan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W94hPM2Bb6k&list=UUkz8O0mnDbgER4a ZPoWAheQ&index=40&feature=plpp_video
  8. 8. Evaluating Inclusivity Action PlanJanuary 2005: Inclusivity SummitMay 2005: HSPC adopted andlaunched IAPNovember 2007: IAP EvaluationLaunched (Michaela Hynie and MinaSingh: York University + HSPC)December 2007: KM Unit approvedmatching funding: policy briefs andbest practice modelsFebruary 2008: Evaluation Report Hynie & Singh (2008) Thepresented to IAP Steering Committee International Journal of rec. to York Region Council investin 5 new Welcome Centres, create 86  Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations,jobs, +48,000 newcomer servicesdelivered Volume 8, Issue 4, pp.117- 124.
  9. 9. Green Economy Centre http://www.youtube.com/researchimpact#p/a/u/0/J15_lBz5mYU
  10. 10. South Simcoe: Green Economy CentreThe Green Economy Centre:an innovative research andeducation program thatinitiates, supports andfacilitates green economic bestpractices, ensuring that therural South Simcoe economy ishealthy and sustainable.http://www.nottawasaga.com/get
  11. 11. South Simcoe: Green Economy CentreLaunched: April 2010Funded: Summer 2010September 2011:•604 business contacted•507 individual visits•39% interest in Green Economyprograms•8 loans (total +$1M), 0% interestapproved for green projects creating18 jobs and maintaining 221 jobs
  12. 12. Dykes Planning Tykes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz9w4n-rhqM
  13. 13. Toronto Hot Weather Response Plan + http://www.thestar.com/article/462613
  14. 14. KMb Tools: ResearchSnapshot
  15. 15. KMb tools Clear Language Tool Kit • https://researchimpact.othree.ca/documents/toolsforkmb/kmbtools_research summariespdf CAURA 2011 KMb Tools • http://www.researchimpact.ca/kmbinaction/OutilsMdC/index.html • http://www.researchimpact.ca/kmbinaction/KMbToolBox/index.html KMb Planning Template • http://www.melaniebarwick.com/training.php A Report Detailing the Development of a University-Based Knowledge Mobilization Unit that Enhances Research Outreach and Engagement • http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/article/viewFile/31/57
  16. 16. KMb throughout the Research Cycle Social media Plan Consultation Web site Partnerships Town hall Research forum Theatre Posters Policy brief PSA Disseminate Execute Practice guideline Populations Popular press Clinical practice Social Marketing Intervention studies videos Internships Surveys, case studies, Evaluate expert panelists Researcher exchange
  17. 17. Dissemination for KMbhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEyrO7nM2m0
  18. 18. So what? KMb in their own words… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmIWbsMO93w&list=FLkz8O0mnDbgER4a ZPoWAheQ&index=1&feature=plpp_video
  19. 19. David Phippsdphipps@yorku.cahttp://www.researchimpact.ca

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