Knowledge Mobilization

The Canadian Homelessness Research Network (CHRN) was established to create a stronger link between homelessness research, policy, and practice. The knowledge mobilization strategy of the CHRN...
David Phipps, Michael Johnny and Daniele Zanotti discuss their experience in  developing  institutional  capacity  to  support  community-university  engagement, and outline lessons learned in the...
In this short video, Josh Greenberg, Professor of Communication at Carleton University in Canada, discusses the tools, strategies and platforms he employs to communicate his own academic research....
“The chorus of ‘yeas’ was thunderous,” Harvard University librarian Robert Darnton told The New York Times on February 12, 2008. “I hope this marks a turning point in the way communications operate...
If academics want to influence policy in their areas of expertise, they must engage with policymakers. Back in 2008, a report by the Council for Science and Technology said "healthy engagement...
If I tell people I’m on Twitter, I tend to get one of three reactions: a) Isn’t it all about what Lady Gaga had for breakfast? b) How do you find the time? c) You?!!! (Implication: Twitter is for hip...
In an era of shrinking funds and increased demand for research dollars, granting agencies want to know the research they support will make a difference. This holds true whether an academic researcher...
Kick off the New Year with this introduction to plain language writing principles and practice. In this webinar, you’ll learn why writing in plain language does not mean “dumbing down” your content....
"Social Networking in Plain English" introduces the basic ideas behind Social Networking. The video focuses on the role of social networking in solving real-world problems. The video includes: - The...
"Social Media in Plain English" is a metaphor-rich explanation of Social Media. The video tells a story of a town that changes as a result of everyone being able to make their own ice cream. The...