The Knowledge Mobilization Toolkit: Doing more with what you know When we say knowledge mobilization, what do we really mean? Knowledge and evidence can often get lost in a sea of jargon. Is it knowledge exchange, knowledge translation, integrated knowledge translation, knowledge mobilization? The terms can often slow us down and get in our way. […]

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Open letter by Louise Dandurand in Le Devoir – Big cuts to research planned in Quebec

by Peter Levesque November 21, 2014

Louise Dandurand, la présidente de l’Acfas, a publié ce matin au nom de l’Acfas une lettre ouverte dans Le Devoir [ http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/education/424214/chercheurs-vous-devez-agir ] afin de mobiliser les chercheurs québécois autour des coupures passées et à venir dans le budget de la recherche. Un mot donc pour vous inviter à mobiliser vos réseaux, afin que la […]

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Design Kit from Ideo.org

by Peter Levesque November 18, 2014

It has a pleasure to be working with Jaime Diaz Sarmiento from Columbia for the past couple of months on an emerging Canada-Columbia Knowledge Mobilization project.  While the details are still emerging, he has shared some very interesting resources. This one from IDEO.org is both brilliant and practical http://www.designkit.org/methods Human-centered design is a practical, repeatable […]

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Update on KMb Leaders Roundtable in Vancouver January 8-9, 2015

by Peter Levesque November 17, 2014

It is our pleasure to announce that registration for the Knowledge Mobilization Leaders Roundtable is progressing very well. We have room for 6 more people to attend this inaugural gathering of knowledge mobilization leaders who share the goal of an enhanced and effective knowledge mobilization system for Canada. The details of the agenda was posted on October […]

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Women’s Xchange Presents: Bringing Research to Life Using Innovative Multimedia Approaches

by Peter Levesque November 11, 2014

Women’s Xchange Presents: Bringing Research to Life Using Innovative Multimedia Approaches Learn how to disseminate your research findings to a wide audience using video, theatre and photography. Friday, November 14, from 2:00pm until 5:00pm at the University Club, 380 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Featuring: Mike Evans – Disruption, Peer to Peer Healthcare, Creativity and YouTube: […]

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Call for Abstracts: Waypoint Research Institute 3rd Annual Conference

by Peter Levesque November 1, 2014

KT in MHA Conference 2015 Call for Abstracts Knowledge Translation in Mental Health and Addictions June 17th to 19th, 2015 Call for Abstracts Deadline for Abstract Submission: January 15th, 2015 Keynote Speakers: Melanie Barwick, PhD (CPsych), SickKids John N. Lavis, MD, PhD, McMaster University Themes: We will be accepting abstracts that fall into two themes: […]

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One page brief of IKMB events and programs

by Peter Levesque October 30, 2014

A number of our partners and colleagues have asked for a one page overview of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization.  Please find the link to the a PDF that outlines how the IKMF was created, the core events and programs, and contact information.  Thank you so very much for your ongoing support and interest. IKMB […]

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2015 Knowledge Mobilization Leaders Roundtable: Working together to build capacity – Vancouver January 8 & 9, 2015

by Peter Levesque October 26, 2014

The Institute for Knowledge Mobilization is a creation of the knowledge mobilization community. It was founded after the successful launch of the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum held in Ottawa in June 2012.  It is a Federally Registered Non-Profit Institute with a volunteer Board of Directors. The IKMb is dedicated to building the professional capacity of […]

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2015 CKF Theme: Creativity as Practice – Mobilizing Diverse Ways of Thinking

by Peter Levesque October 26, 2014

It is our pleasure to announce the theme of the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum: Creativity as Practice – Mobilizing Diverse Ways of Thinking Emerging Sub-themes: Knowledge Mobilization as performance art Meeting spaces and built environments that support learning and knowledge sharing Diversity of cultures and cultures of diversity – learning from each other’s norms and […]

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Sponsorship Prospectus for the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

by Peter Levesque October 26, 2014

The Sponsorship Prospectus of the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum:  Creativity as Practice: Mobilizing Diverse Ways of Thinking is now available in English. The French version will be posted shortly. PDF – English: Sponsoring Prospectus CKF15 WORD – English: Sponsoring Prospectus CKF15 ________________________________ Creativity as Practice: Mobilizing Diverse Ways of Thinking The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was created […]

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Report of 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

by Peter Levesque October 15, 2014

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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