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Knowledge Mobilization in Canada

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A presentation given at CAURA 2011 on knowledge mobilization and the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche network.

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Knowledge Mobilization in Canada

  1. 1. KMb as a research service:Overview<br />David Phipps, PhD, MBA<br />Director, Research Services & Knowledge Exchange<br />
  2. 2. KMb for researchers – why?<br />Connect to make research matter<br />Connect to create opportunities for graduate students<br />Connect for access to more research funding<br />
  3. 3. KMb for institutions – why?<br />Academic planning & community engagement<br />Tech transfer ignores most disciplines<br />SSHRC & CIHR mandates<br />
  4. 4. KMb for Canada – why?<br />Social Innovation a gap in Canada’s innovation agenda<br />Public investments = public benefit<br />Better informed public policy, professional practice, human services<br />
  5. 5. Turing research into action at York<br />
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  7. 7. History of KMb in Canada<br />Individual researcher(s) – partner(s)<br /><ul><li>CURA, PHSI</li></ul>Research Units<br /><ul><li>Harris Centre, Service aux collectivités, OCBR, CUISR </li></ul>Institutional KMb Units<br /><ul><li>York-UVic (ResearchImpact, 2005-2009)
  8. 8. ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (2010 - )</li></li></ul><li>So why should you care?<br />You’re busy<br />
  9. 9. So why should you care?<br />All you do is manage from crisis to crisis<br />
  10. 10. So why should you care?<br />PWC<br />York UniversityProject<br />PRASE<br />
  11. 11. So why should you care?<br />Other peoples’ priorities<br />
  12. 12. So why should you care?<br />Legislated priorities<br />
  13. 13. So why should you care?<br />Deans<br />
  14. 14. So why should you care?<br />Chairs<br />
  15. 15. So why should you care?<br />Directors<br />
  16. 16. So why should you care?<br />Researchers<br />
  17. 17. So why should you care?<br />Students<br />
  18. 18. RIR - 6 universities who care<br />KNOWLEDGE BROKERS<br />
  19. 19. Do you care?<br />0915-1015 am: RIR presentations<br />1015-1030 am: break<br />1030-1100 am: KMb Tools (posters)<br />1100-noon: town hall discussion<br />
  20. 20. David Phipps<br />dphipps@yorku.ca<br />http://www.researchimpact.ca<br />

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