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Handout for Peter Levesque at 2016 Knowledge Mobilization Summer School

2016 Summer School Handout - Peter Levesque 1) Morning Session: Knowledge Mobilization 101 Peter Norman Levesque, KSJ, President, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization Core Ideas Knowledge Mobilization is not new – think outreach, land-grant, etc. Knowledge Mobilization is linked to service, community, and action research. Knowledge Mobilization is about ethics. Dr. Archie Cochrane argued it was [...]

By | August 14th, 2016|Resources, Summer School|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By | September 9th, 2014|Announcements|0 Comments

Knowledge Mobilis/zation in the UK

This blog post is about the UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum in London and conversations held in Brighton. Core statements: 1) The United Kingdom sister event to the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was a success. A second event is planned for Edinburgh in April 2015. There are conversations about events being hosted in Wales in 2016 [...]

By | February 7th, 2014|IKMb News, KMb Articles|2 Comments

Seeds Grow

Originally posted January 28, 2014 on Cathy Howe's Blog: http://www.cathyhowe.net/2014/01/28/seeds-grow/ Seeds Grow... It has been my pleasure and privilege to work on issues of knowledge mobilization for more than 15 years. It was not called “knowledge mobilization” at first.  It was called “getting people to work together so we actually use the things we learn from [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|KMb Articles|0 Comments

Peter Levesque appointed to the project advisory committee of the Knowledge Sharing Project for the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

It is our pleasure to announce that Peter Levesque, President, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization has been appointed to the project advisory committee of the Knowledge Sharing Project for the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) is a national, non-profit organization focused on elder abuse prevention and [...]

By | January 6th, 2014|IKMb News|0 Comments

Slides from Measuring for Impact at KTDRR Conference

It was a privilege to present at the innovative - and well-done - on-line conference organized by SEDL's Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR). The Knowledge Translation Measurement Concepts, Strategies and Tools: An online conference for NIDRR grantees was a three day event AND completely online. As promised, please find below the slides I used for [...]

By | November 1st, 2013|KMb Events, Resources|0 Comments

Service as Knowledge Mobilization

This week, it was my pleasure and privilege to attend the Board of Directors meetings for two organizations: My Class Needs and Curriculum Services Canada.  During the normal business of looking at meeting minutes, operational plans, financial statements it occurred to me that serving as a member of a Board of Directors is in fact [...]

By | October 5th, 2013|KMb Articles|0 Comments

KMbI CEO Peter Levesque Speaking to the Canada Research Chairs Secretariat

It is our great privilege to have been invited as a guest speaker to the Canada Research Chairs Secretariat in Ottawa on Wednesday, 27 February 2013. Peter's presentation "Knowledge Mobilization: a Practice Perspective" will introduce some concepts learned from the past 12 years of knowledge mobilization practice, with emphasis on what clients have suggested as [...]

By | February 25th, 2013|Announcements|0 Comments

Peter Levesque speaking at the Ontario Association for Infant and Child Development Conference

It is my pleasure to be facilitating workshops on both Thursday, October 25th and Friday, October 26th at the Ontario Association for Infant and Child Development annual conference. This year's conference: A Community of Care: the Child, the Family and You! will be held in Vaughn, north of Toronto. My workshop: Mobilizing our knowledge: great connections produce [...]

By | October 24th, 2012|Announcements, KMb Events|0 Comments

Peter Levesque speaking at Communities of Practice: What Works, What Doesn’t? Applying Insights to Advance Action on Childhood Obesity

It is pleasure to have been invited to be part of a Rapid Fire Panel – Art & Science of CoPs at the Communities of Practice: What Works, What Doesn't? Applying Insights to Advance Action on Childhood Obesity This event is hosted by: The Chronic Disease Interventions Division, Public Health Agency of Canada.  It happens this Wednesday, [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|Announcements|0 Comments

Welcome Note for the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was a fantastic event.  I cannot be clearer. People attending were intelligent, warm, open, and participated completely.  The help from Sue, Mitchell, Gray, Sylviane, and Jesse made everything run smoothly. We connected to the HSRN Conference in Manchester, UK and Furqan connected us to the K* Conference in Hamilton. A [...]

By | June 22nd, 2012|KMb Events|0 Comments

Presentation at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, GA, USA

Beyond Simple Solutions for Complex Problems: Knowledge Mobilization as the Preparation for an Ongoing Battle against Wicked Problems. Monday, June 4 9:00a-12:00p Chamblee 106, Room 1A Subject Matter Experts: Peter Levesque, DEC, BSocSc, MA, PhD(abd), President & CEO Knowledge Mobilization Works Roundtables bring together CDC programs doing work in a topical area so they can hear from [...]

By | May 21st, 2012|Announcements, KMb Events|1 Comment

Curriculum Services Canada

Knowledge Mobilization Works is pleased to announce that Peter Levesque, President & CEO has been invited to serve on the Board of Directors of Curriculum Services Canada. CSC is is the Pan-Canadian standards agency for quality assurance in learning products and programs. They are an incorporated, not-for-profit organization that provides services including the development, implementation, evaluation, [...]

By | June 16th, 2011|Announcements|0 Comments