It is my pleasure to announce the release of the 2014 Report_Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum – Putting Research to Work: Social and Economic Innovations.  This year’s event was held in Saskatoon, SK on June 9 and 10.  Thank you to J. Gary Myers for his recording and writing work and to Davis Carr for her graphics […]

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Celebrate National Seniors Day with the Canadian Centre for Elder Law

by Peter Levesque September 29, 2014

You’re Invited! Celebrate National Seniors Day with the Canadian Centre for Elder Law Day: October 3rd, 2014 Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am Location: Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch Alma & Peter Room (Lower Level) 350 West Georgia St Vancouver, BC   V6B 6B1 The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is pleased to invite you to share National […]

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Evaluating KT Strategies in Public Health – Évaluer des stratégies d’AC en santé publique

by Peter Levesque September 10, 2014

This resource shared by Jeannie Mackintosh – Evaluating KT Strategies in Public Health a free, interactive and self-paced module Evaluating the implementation of a practice change is a very complex process. Knowing how to create and follow a structured process for successful and useful evaluation is an essential skill. Evaluating KT Strategies in Public Health is designed for […]

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Get to know your Ottawa KTE/KMb colleagues – Informal Meet n’ Greet

by Peter Levesque September 9, 2014

If you are in Ottawa or happen to be visiting Ottawa, let’s start the new Fall season with an informal get together.  Come meet your fellow KTECoP colleagues for a refreshment and maybe a bite to eat. I will arrange some reserved space at The Brig Pub, 23 York Street in the Byward Market for […]

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Interested in meeting? Institute for Knowledge Mobilization in Vancouver September 22 to 25

by Peter Levesque September 9, 2014

Hello KMb Community, Peter Levesque of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization will be in Vancouver from September 22-25.  I am meeting with the several Foundations and doing a site visit to the Granville Island Hotel in preparation for the Knowledge Mobilization Leaders Roundtable in January 2015. If you are interested in meeting to discuss your […]

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Request for Research on Knowledge Mobilization and Business Innovation

by Peter Levesque August 19, 2014

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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