Knowledge Mobilization: Lessons learned from a decade of impact

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Event Location 

DHCC 1020 LT

Intended Audience 

What is Knowledge Mobilization? It is a suite of services, tools and processes that enhances the two-way connection and collaboration between research and partners to maximize the social, economic, health and environmental impacts of research

Join us for a morning with Dr. David Phipps, an internationally recognized expert in Knowledge Mobilization, and Ms. Kaylee Byers, where we will discuss strategies and experiences in designing a knowledge moblization plan.


Featured Speaker: David Phipps, Ph.D., MBA

Dr. Phipps manages all research grants and agreements including knowledge and technology transfer for York University. He has received honours and awards from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and The EU based Knowledge Economy Network. He received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work in knowledge mobilization and was named the most influential knowledge mobilizer in Canada. He is the KT Lead for Kids Brain Health Network and Network Director for Research Impact Canada.

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Guest speaker: Kaylee Byers

Kaylee Byers is a PhD Candidate with the Vancouver Rat Project. Her research on urban rats in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside has involved collaboration with local pest control professionals and the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users. Kaylee will discuss the successes and challenges of pursuing community-based research and discuss the importance of knowledge translation in maintaining productive collaborations.

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