York University’s commitment to the dissemination of knowledge has been the foundation of many exciting and innovative programs and partnerships. One recent example of this is gaining traction from universities across the nation and, in doing so, solidifying York’s role as a trailblazer in knowledge mobilization. Krista Jensen, knowledge mobilization officer in Innovation York’s Knowledge Mobilization […]
At the helm of Research Impact Canada, David Phipps, travels the world to share best practices in knowledge mobilization (KMb). He chats with Brainstorm about the outcomes and impact of this high-profile work. Assistant Vice-President, Research Strategy & Impact (Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation), David Phipps, has an ambitious international mandate. He travels to […]
Innovation York’s Knowledge Mobilization unit launched a pilot project with Glendon Campus and two Faculties to engage graduate students in clear language writing about research. Manager Michael Johnny plans to expand this successful pilot across campus in 2019-2010.
SSHRC-funded project documents conjugal slavery in conflict regions of Africa. With high-profile partners, this pioneering research team is now sharing its work with a global audience thanks to the guidance of York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit.
Through a ground-breaking new brief, the Homeless Hub paints a vivid picture of youth homelessness and the child welfare system. Its findings will be relevant to decision- and policy-makers at all levels of government.
Exec Director describes the Knowledge Mobilization Unit’s great leap forward. The sky’s the limit for this powerhouse as it engages with others around the world interested in impact.
communityBUILD is an ongoing collaboration between York University, Seneca College, ventureLAB, United Way Toronto and York Region. This collaboration supports a community of mission-driven entrepreneurs focused on addressing major social issues, whether on a local or global scale. Its mission is to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem by addressing important social issues in York Region and […]
Innovation York turns five this year. To mark the birthday, Sarah Howe, director of York’s innovation office, reflects on the advances made during its formative years. Innovation York celebrates its fifth birthday this year Q. Happy fifth birthday to Innovation York. You were there at the start. Tell us about a pivotal moment at the […]
York University recently initiated a roundtable discussion on the development of a Pan-Canadian strategy to advance and support knowledge mobilization led by the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR), Canada’s Knowledge Mobilization Network. The discussion was held at the University on Oct.24 and 25. During the roundtable, members of the York-led RIR Network, which included vice-presidents and research directors […]
York University’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit has joined forces with NeuroDevNet, a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), to provide knowledge translation (KT) leadership and services within the University of British Columbia-based network. “York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is continuing to make an impact by supporting transformative research through knowledge translation,” said Robert Haché (left), York’s vice-president research […]