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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Creating Knowledge outside the Centre Cycle: Where Evaluation & Knowledge Translation Meet by Betty Onyura

by Peter Levesque July 14, 2014

The evidence-based practice and knowledge translation movements could be described as living in a strong and harmonious marriage. Theirs is a union characterised by noble shared values and goals about the importance of disseminating research findings, developing accessible knowledge tools, and ensuring that research finds its way out of ivory towers and into the toolkits […]

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Tackling the Challenge of Childhood Obesity in the Early Years: Navigating a Complex Ecological Model towards Healthy Children by Jeff Graham and Gabrielle Lepage-Lavoie

by Peter Levesque July 8, 2014

Presentation: Tackling the Challenge of Childhood Obesity in the Early Years: Navigating a Complex Ecological Model towards Healthy Children by Jeff Graham and Gabrielle Lepage-Lavoie, Healthy Start/Départ Santé 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, June 9 & 10, Saskatoon, SK, Canada   Hsds km forum presentation final june 10th 2014 from Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

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From a network of researchers to a network of partners: VRM’s KMb shift by Luc Dancause and Claire Poitras

by Peter Levesque July 8, 2014

Presentation: From a network of researchers to a network of partners: VRM’s KMb shift. by Luc Dancause, Ph.D., Knowledge Mobilization Consultant and Lecturer in Urban Studies, UQAM and Claire Poitras, Ph.D., Professor of Urban Studies and Director, INRS-Urbanisation Culture Société 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, June 9 & 10, Saskatoon, SK, Canada   From a network of […]

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