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CAREER ADVICE

What is knowledge mobilization?

It's connecting university research with the outside world in order to benefit society.

APR 06 2010

Career Corner 2009

PresenterDavid Phipps, director of research services & knowledge exchange at York University and Peter Levesque, chair Knowledge Mobilization Works.

Introduction (8:52)

0:00 – 2:13   How knowledge mobilization can be used
2:13 – 4:46   Where does it come from?
4:46 – 7:15   The three basic questions
7:15 – 8:52   The model
 

Following a different path (9:00)

0:00 – 2:24   The core of knowledge mobibilization
2:24 – 6:22   Educational and career path
6:22 – 9:00   What is Knowledge Mobilization Works and who is their clientele?
 

Connecting research (9:07)

0:00 – 3:14   Some of KMW’s projects
3:14 – 6:56   Knowledge mobilization at York
6:56 – 9:07   Peter’s story – how to connect research
 

Be open to the possibilities out there (9:36)

0:00 – 4:18   Peter’s story (cont’d)
4:18 – 5:40   Some other people’s stories
5:39 – 7:33   How the term “knowledge mobilization” came about
 

What does it take to be a knowledge mobilizer? (8:20)

0:00 – 1:30   The difference between community-based research and knowledge mobilization
1:30 – 3:10   What does dissemination mean?
3:10 – 5:18   Job descriptions of knowledge mobilizers
5:18 – 7:23   Krista’s story
7:23 – 8:20   The need for relationships
 

Growing the KM profession (9:00)

0:00 – 3:10   KM can happen throughout your research cycle
3:10 – 5:32   KM is a process – so keep trying
5:32 – 9:00   How do we grow this profession?

Why would you want to become a knowledge mobilizer? (9:08)


0:00 – 6:30   KM intern experience
6:30 – 9:08   Challenges of KM
 

The practicality of KM (8:27)


0:00 – 1:12   Canadian KM scholars
1:12 – 5:36   Practical examples of KM
5:36 – 8:27   KM support systems

The knowledge mobilization culture (9:15)


0:00 – 5:11   What is a KM culture?
5:11 – 9:15   More examples of KM in practice

Passionate people are at the grassroots (2:09)

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  1. David Phipps / April 7, 2010 at 11:56 am

    Thanks for the post UA.

    For more KMb videos check out the ResearchImpact you tube channel http://www.youtube.com/researchimpact

    as well as Peter Levesque’s videos at http://www.youtube.com/northernshepherd

    Happy KMb-ing

    David

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