Knowledge Mobilization

Academic research is frequently not easily accessible nor is it easily useful for nonacademic decision makers. The Knowledge Mobilization (KM) Unit at York University conducted a pilot project to...
Dr Ruth Page outlines the benefits and challenges of using social media at work and also shines a spotlight on the academics and universities who excel in this area. Read the rest of the article here...
Sharing research resources of different kinds, in new ways, and on an increasing scale, is a central element of the unfolding e-Research vision. Web 2.0 is seen as providing the technical platform...
About the research This annual report of the first year of the three‐year Researchers of Tomorrow study is based upon quantitative and qualitative data gathered between July 2009 and February 2010....
I recently presented my ideas on why academics should tweet and blog too at a symposium at Syracuse University called “Tenure Track Dream Team”. View more presentations from Syracuse University,...
Social media have become serious academic tools for many scholars, who use them for collaborative writing, conferencing, sharing images, and other research-related activities. So says a study just...
Over the past 15 years, the web has transformed the way we seek and use information. In the last 5 years in particular a set of innovative techniques – collectively termed ‘web 2.0’ – have enabled...
This guide has been produced by the International Centre for Guidance Studies, and aims to provide the information needed to make an informed decision about using social media and select from the...
Tip Sheet - 2011 Ontario Education Research Symposium Blogging Choose a name for your blog: Pick something that is short and catchy and also reflects who you are and what your content will address....
UK-based researcher, Gareth Morris, gives 8 compelling reasons to start blogging. Watch his video blog entry. This is a short video outlining some of the reasons why I think that blogging for...
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