This request comes from Kate McKegg in New Zealand: …we are doing some work with a really innovative regional council in NZ, who have funded the development of an organisation to essentially encourage business innovation, attract business and investors to a city in NZ, and essentially grow the business potential of the region. We are tasked […]

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Save the Dates 17-19 August 2015: KMb Summer School at uGuelph

by Peter Levesque August 18, 2014

Dr. Bronwynne Wilton at the University of Guelph and Peter Levesque at the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization have begun the process of planning a KMb Summer School for the 17-19 August 2015.  We estimate 40-50 KMb professionals, early career knowledge brokers, and graduate student will attend this 3-day intensive training programme.  Details will be posted […]

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Save the Dates 13-14 April 2015: UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum

by Peter Levesque August 18, 2014

Cathy Howe has just announced that the dates for the 2nd UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum will be 13-14 April 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  You can follow the updates at https://twitter.com/UKKMbF  

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It wouldn’t be KMb without KB by MaryAnn Notarianni and Angela Yip

by Peter Levesque July 25, 2014

It wouldn’t be KMb without KB – Insights into the role of knowledge brokers in supporting child and youth mental health and addictions communities of interest in Ontario by: MaryAnn Notarianni and Angela Yip 9-10 June 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum Saskatoon, SK

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Academic posters are like a store display by Sara Fisher and Dr. Bronwynne Wilton

by Peter Levesque July 25, 2014

Academic posters are like a store display: Visual appeal gets people in the door – the content gets them to stay. Poster at the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 9-10 June 2014 by: Sara Fisher and Dr. Bronwynne Wilton

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Links to the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative by Michelle Gagnon

by Peter Levesque July 25, 2014

Keynote Speaker at the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, Michelle Gagnon, is encouraging us to visit the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative for access to the videos and materials she shared during her presentation: http://www.albertafamilywellness.org/ You will find the GREAT video on How Brains are Built: The Core Story of Brain Development and Sharing the Brain Story: The […]

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The Next Generation: Students and Young Professionals in Knowledge Mobilization by Elizabeth Shantz

by Peter Levesque July 25, 2014

Presentation from 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (9-10 June 2014): The Next Generation: Students and Young Professionals in Knowledge Mobilization by: Elizabeth Shantz Knowledge Mobilization Officer Canadian Water Network  

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Evidence to Care: Mobilizing Childhood Disability Research into Practice by Shauna Kingsnorth

by Peter Levesque July 25, 2014

Presentation from 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (9-10 June 2014):   Evidence to Care: Mobilizing Childhood Disability Research into Practice by:Dr. Shauna Kingsnorth Evidence to Care Lead Clinical Study Investigator Assistant Professor (status), Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital skingsnorth@hollandbloorview.ca   

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5 new video clips on Implementation by Melanie Barwick

by Peter Levesque July 25, 2014

Good morning all, Our research team has just completed 5 new video clips on Implementation on my YouTube Channel found here; https://www.youtube.com/user/MelanieBarwick/videos These resources are 5 video clips developed from our research on the implementation of evidence-based practices in child and youth mental health (and schools), funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Each video clip […]

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Well done Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

by Peter Levesque July 18, 2014

The Annual Report of the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health has just come out.  It is very nice example of the ethos required to engage in effective knowledge mobilization – warm, personable, engaging, connected to the evidence, and very much about making a positive difference in the world.  As I […]

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First Montreal Meeting for #ckf15

by Peter Levesque July 18, 2014

This is just a shout out to let people in Montreal know that I will be in town on August 11 and 12 to begin the process of planning for the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. Currently meeting with Melanie Bisson at 9 am on the 12th.  Plan to connect with others that have expressed […]

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Adjusted dates for 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum – May 14 & 15, 2015

by Peter Levesque July 14, 2014

Good afternoon KMbers, The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is usually the first week of June. However, with the 2015 Forum in Montreal, QC, we have learned that our original dates compete with the Grand Prix Race.  Despite being a well oiled machine, we are neither as fast or as rich as the Grand Prix crowd. […]

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How can you quantify a conference experience? by Ashleigh Townley

by Peter Levesque July 14, 2014

In my experience, conferences are like sleep away camp.  Participants come from all corners of Canada and internationally to learn, share and make new connections. We spend a specified and intense period of time bonding with our peers over shared interests and activities. We say we’ll use what we’ve learned, tell our colleagues about new innovations and stay in touch with our new friends, but inevitably our good […]

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