Knowledge Mobilization (KMb)

communityBUILD’s Blueprint event successful, well attended

communityBUILD is an ongoing collaboration between York University, Seneca College, ventureLAB, United Way Toronto and York Region. This collaboration supports a community of mission-driven entrepreneurs focused on addressing major social issues, whether on a local or global scale. Its mission is to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem by addressing important social issues in York Region and […]

Happy fifth! Innovation York marks a milestone birthday

Innovation York turns five this year. To mark the birthday, Sarah Howe, director of York’s innovation office, reflects on the advances made during its formative years. Innovation York celebrates its fifth birthday this year Q. Happy fifth birthday to Innovation York. You were there at the start. Tell us about a pivotal moment at the […]

York leads pan-Canadian strategy roundtable on knowledge mobilization

York University recently initiated a roundtable discussion on the development of a Pan-Canadian strategy to advance and support knowledge mobilization led by the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR), Canada’s Knowledge Mobilization Network.  The discussion was held at the University on Oct.24 and 25. During the roundtable, members of the York-led RIR Network, which included vice-presidents and research directors […]

York University hosts a new knowledge translation group

York University’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit has joined forces with NeuroDevNet, a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), to provide knowledge translation (KT) leadership and services within the University of British Columbia-based network.  “York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit is continuing to make an impact by supporting transformative research through knowledge translation,” said Robert Haché (left), York’s vice-president research […]

Inked in: York prof to launch first digital archive of memorial tattoos

Death leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of those left behind, and an increasing number of individuals are choosing to make that loss visible by commissioning tattoos honouring their deceased loved ones. Now, York University sociology Professor Deborah Davidson (right), along with a cross-disciplinary team of researchers, plans to capture these images – and […]