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Social Media & Research Unconference: What works? What’s next?

Social Media & Research Unconference: What works? What’s next? When is the Unconference?: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, 9:00 AM –  3:30 PM (day before the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF17) Where is the Unconference?: Four-Points by Sheraton Gatineau-Ottawa Will there be food? Yes! Refreshments (coffee/tea/juice/snacks) and lunch are provided. Who should attend? People interested in learning [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Announcements, Forum, KMb Events|0 Comments

Workshop: Social Media Strategy for the Modern Day Scientist!

Title: Social Media Strategy for the Modern Day Scientist! Trainers: Dr. Tamika Heiden & Dr. Melanie Barwick Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 Time: 9am – 2pm  Location: PGCRL Auditorium The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning 686 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4 Canada This interactive workshop will cover: The importance of a good [...]

By | March 12th, 2017|Announcements, KMb Events|Comments Off on Workshop: Social Media Strategy for the Modern Day Scientist!

Here’s an interesting question: is access to social media a luxury or a right? by Raywat Deonandan

"A right????" I can hear you shouting at me through your keyboard.  "How can it possibly be a right?  And why are you asking these stupid questions?" Let's think about it.  How many people under the age of 50 do you know who don't engage in social media to some extent?  Whether it's reading or [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|Advisors, Guest Commentary, KMb Articles|3 Comments

Spaces available in the Implementing a Social Media Strategy and Measuring Results course on October 17, 2013

I have just received confirmation of the Implementing a Social Media Strategy and Measuring Results course on October 17, 2013 (9:00 to 16:00) at the University of Ottawa, 12th Floor, Desmarais Hall, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Suite 12000. There are still 4 spaces available for those who are interested in participating. Registration is from the course [...]

By | September 23rd, 2013|Announcements|Comments Off on Spaces available in the Implementing a Social Media Strategy and Measuring Results course on October 17, 2013

Knowledge Mobilization Workshops & Courses

We are pleased to announce the line up of Knowledge Mobilization workshops & courses for 2011-2012. In partnership with the University of Ottawa's Centre for Continuing Education, we are offering two courses: 1) Social Media and Public Services (October 24, 2011, January 25, 2012, May 1, 2012 in English - 29 novembre 2011 et 11 juin 2012 [...]

By | March 6th, 2011|Announcements, KMb Events, KMbW News, Resources|Comments Off on Knowledge Mobilization Workshops & Courses

2011/2012 Schedule of Workshops at uOttawa

Yesterday, we received notice of the upcoming schedule of workshops that Peter Levesque is leading at the at the Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Ottawa. The core of the emerging portfolio of knowledge mobilization courses is Translating Research into Policy and Practice. This two-day workshop will be given: October 17-18, 2011, January 18-19, 2012, and May 28-29, 2012. A new [...]

By | February 12th, 2011|Announcements, KMb Events|Comments Off on 2011/2012 Schedule of Workshops at uOttawa

Accessing collective intelligence via LinkedIn.

A couple of weeks ago, I asked a question on LinkedIn: What evidence do you use when creating strategic and staffing plans? I am working with a group that manages the production of clinical practice guidelines. We are in the process of revising the strategic and staffing plans. I am interested in your recommendation for [...]

By | December 10th, 2010|KMb Articles|Comments Off on Accessing collective intelligence via LinkedIn.

KMbW Director, Peter Levesque speaking at University of Toronto, Knowledge Media Design Institute

It is our pleasure to share the following information regarding an opportunity to discuss a core question about knowledge mobilization. Thank you to Dr. Peter Pennefather, Academic Director, Laboratory of Collaborative Diagnostics & Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto for the invitation. Knowledge Mobilization: What in the world are we talking about? [...]

By | November 3rd, 2010|KMb Events|2 Comments

Article in Principal Connections: Teaching to Connect Well – Social Media as a Necessary Skill

Peter Levesque, Director of Knowledge Mobilization Works has a new article in the Summer 2010, Volume 13, Issue 4 of Principal Connections. This is the journal of the Catholic Principals' Council of Ontario (CPCO). They are a voluntary, professional organization that serve s the principals and vice-principals in Ontario's 29 publicly-funded Catholic school boards.  The [...]

By | June 24th, 2010|KMb Articles|1 Comment