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A Field Note Describing the Development and Dissemination of Clear Language Research Summaries for University-Based Knowledge Mobilization
(Scholarly & Research Communications, 2012-10-09)
Objectives: The outputs of academic research are often written in technical language that is not accessible or useful to non-academic audiences. We set out to develop and disseminate clear language research summaries as ...
Knowledge Translation and Strategic Communications: Unpacking Differences and Similarities for Scholarly and Research Communications
(CCSP Press, 2014-11-12)
Knowledge translation (KT) involves communication of research evidence. Within research-relevant organizations there is considerable overlap in the roles and activities associated with KT and strategic communications ...
Using research to influence family services and policies: issues and challenges
(Policy Press, 2012-07)
There is growing national and international interest in the ways that research might influence policy and practice. The 4 articles in the Open Space section of this journal issue discuss how research is used to inform ...
The Co-produced Pathway to Impact Describes Knowledge Mobilization Processes
(University of Alabama, 2016-07)
Knowledge mobilization supports research collaborations between university and community partners which can maximize the impacts of research beyond the academy; however, models of knowledge mobilization are complex and ...
Lessons learned from knowledge mobilisation: turning research into action
(The Association of Commonwealth Universities, 09-Jun)
Management' Policies Are Hurting the Nutrition of Homeless Youth in Toronto
Recent policies that claim to help homeless people are having a negative effect on their nutrition. Instead of helping homeless youth become independent and find their own income, the policies force youth to rely on limited ...
Planners Need to Address the Needs of Diverse Communities in Toronto
City planners need to learn to work with increasingly diverse communities. Planners need to accept the fact that they cannot know the answer to a planning problem in advance.
Brain Drain' between Provinces May Be Good for Canada
Equalization and progressive taxation policies, which encourage the migration of highly qualified workers within a country's regions, may actually be good for the overall country. The migration of workers from poor regions ...
Innovative Guide Helps York Region to Grow Its Workforce
The Chinese Cultural Guide for Employers is a vital tool for employers, particularly in York Region, who need to replenish and grow their workforce. The Guide provides employers with invaluable information about Chinese ...
Reading Fiction Predicts People's Empathy
Reading fiction, in and of itself, predicts people’s empathy. People who read fiction tend to feel that they have more social support than those who read non- fiction.