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Update from Jaime Sarmiento at IKMb Bogota, Columbia

Progress The challenge after more than a year of conversations, of theoretical immersion into the KMb concept, and of looking my near thematic reality through this new glasses, the decision by IKMb board to endorse me the role of directing the newly open office in Colombia has put me in front of many challenges: Understanding [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|IKMb Blog, IKMb News, KMb Events, KMbW News, Summer School|Comments Off on Update from Jaime Sarmiento at IKMb Bogota, Columbia

Dr. Rick Riopelle – Planning Committee Member for #CKF14

We are very excited about the great people who have come forward to assist in the development of the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum in Saskatoon, SK on June 9 & 10, 2014. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Rick Riopelle to the planning committee. R.J. Riopelle, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS is Chief Research Officer, Ontario Neurotrauma [...]

By | July 25th, 2013|Announcements, KMbW News|1 Comment

Please welcome Sarah Munro as our first KMb Blogger

It is my pleasure to announce that Sarah Munro has become the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization's first KMb Blogger. Sarah Munro is a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of British Columbia, supervised by Dr. Patti Janssen (School of Population and Public Health) and Dr. Jude Kornelsen (Department of Family Practice). Her research [...]

By | July 2nd, 2013|Announcements, KMbW News|1 Comment

New Resources from the Healthy Aboriginal Network

The Healthy Aboriginal Network released some interesting resources today.  Sean Muir, Executive Director has given us permission to share his message here: Augmented Reality Knowledge Transfer (ARKT) Augmented reality (AR) is meant to enhance your perception of the way things actually exist. So when you install the Layar App on your Android or iPhone and point [...]

By | June 18th, 2013|Announcements, KMbW News, Resources|Comments Off on New Resources from the Healthy Aboriginal Network

New Certificate in Knowledge Management

Knowledge Mobilization Works is working in conjunction with the University of Ottawa Centre for Continuing Education.  Together they have launched a new Certificate in Knowledge Management. From the University of Ottawa Centre for Continuing Education website: "Knowledge fuels any successful organization. But the most vital knowledge is often intangible and cannot be captured easily or [...]

By | April 24th, 2013|Announcements, KMbW News|Comments Off on New Certificate in Knowledge Management

Input on Questions for Radio Show on 12 March 2013 – Up Your Game

KMbI President, Peter Levesque has been asked by Cecile Peterkin,  President of Cosmic Coaching Centre, to appear as a guest on the Up Your Game Radio Show on 12 March 2013. This is a very interesting podcast found at www.blogtalkradio.com/cosmiccoachingcentre Peter wants to do things a little differently, so instead of supplying only his own 10-15 questions to be [...]

By | February 26th, 2013|Announcements, KMb Events, KMbW News|Comments Off on Input on Questions for Radio Show on 12 March 2013 – Up Your Game

New Podcast Series – Call for Superstar Volunteers

In 2008, I had the opportunity to create one of the very first series of podcasts on knowledge mobilization in Canada - supported by the Canadian Council on Learning. It is now time to create a new series.  This will be a combination of both audio and video interviews - conducted ad hoc, as people [...]

By | February 15th, 2013|KMbW News, Resources|1 Comment

Be a Founder of the Knowledge Mobilization Institute

Today, January 23, 2013, is the official birth date of the Knowledge Mobilization Institute.  The official paperwork is being finalized and our "shingle" is up.  This has been a long time coming and emerges out of the hard work of many people who have contributed their ideas and thoughts. The Knowledge Mobilization Institute builds on [...]

By | January 23rd, 2013|Announcements, KMbW News|1 Comment

Making Graphite or Diamond – It’s how you arrange the carbon atoms

In my workshop on "Translating Research in Policy and Practice", I use a TED video by Nicholas Christakis on the "The hidden influence of social networks".  In the video he uses the analogy of the arrangement of carbon atoms in graphite and diamond to describe social relationships in a network. In his example he shows that if [...]

By | January 9th, 2013|KMbW News, Resources|Comments Off on Making Graphite or Diamond – It’s how you arrange the carbon atoms

KMb@Sea – Professional Development in Unique Venues

How would you like to go on a cruise? The continuing medical education (CME) sector has long known that bringing people together for professional development does NOT have to happen in a stuffy classrooms or freezing cold air-conditioned hotel meeting rooms.  We can learn to be better practitioners AND have fun too. A greater number [...]

By | December 18th, 2012|KMb Events, KMbW News|1 Comment

Major Transition for Knowledge Mobilization Works

This coming January 5, 2013, Knowledge Mobilization Works will be 6 years old. In that time it has our distinct pleasure to work with great clients. The time has come to make some big choices regarding the future of the enterprise, As such, as of November 19, 2012, we are beginning the process of transforming [...]

By | November 19th, 2012|Announcements, KMbW News|Comments Off on Major Transition for Knowledge Mobilization Works

Introducing the 2013 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum Selection Committee

It is my pleasure to introduce you to the volunteers who will compose the Selection Committee for the 2013 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, June 3-4, 2013 in Mississauga, Ontario. Alex Bielak,  Former Senior Fellow and Knowledge Broker at UNU-INWEH and Environment Canada, National Water Research Institute - Environment Canada Judy Ferguson, Director, Community and Member Engagement at [...]

By | November 15th, 2012|Announcements, KMbW News|Comments Off on Introducing the 2013 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum Selection Committee

Nominations for the 2012 “Knowledge Mobilization 100”

2012 Knowledge Mobilization 100 Form Knowledge Mobilization continues to be a growing area of practice, expertise, leadership and value creation. More importantly, it is people working together to create a world built on the best decisions we can make from putting knowledge into action. Who are the people who influence you? This is Knowledge Mobilization Works [...]

By | October 14th, 2012|Announcements, KMbW News, Survey|2 Comments