Events & training

Attending knowledge mobilization and community partnership events like this Knowledge Brokering Webinar are great ways to connect with colleagues.

Attendees at the May 17th webinar on Knowledge Brokering enjoyed the opportunity to learn about best practices across Canada.

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CBRC Webinar: Research impact for the benefit of communities – Enhancing University of British Columbia’s (UBC) knowledge exchange capacity

Thursday, February 27
9 - 10 a.m.

In this webinar presented by Community-Based Research Canada (CBRC), Karine Souffez, UBC Associate Director, Knowledge Exchange, will talk about developing an institutional capacity for Knowledge Exchange (Kx) in an academic setting. She will reflect on the factors that lead the university to engage in such a path, and how this change can benefit communities.

Email by Feb. 24 for your registration link.

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We're busy working on some more exciting events and trainings for Spring 2020. Would you like to be the first to know about upcoming events and trainings? Email  to join our mailing list.

Café Scientifique

Held monthly

UVic's Café Scientifique program works to bridge the research-to-public gap. Hosted by a number of units across campus, these monthly evening cafés provide insight into topics of popular interest that appeal to the science lover in everyone.

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More events

Other UVic events are listed in the UVic events calendar.

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Webinar session: Social media strategies for research

Thursday, January 19
10 - 11 a.m.

This live webinar viewing with Research Impact Canada (RIC) was led by Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer at York University. Krista shared how to help researchers use social media to mobilize their research and build partnerships. Topics include how to create a social media strategy, effective ways of using social media and how to measure and evaluate social media activities.

This webinar is part of a series to engage knowledge brokers, researchers and support staff across the Research Impact Canada network. Founded in 2006 by York University and the University of Victoria, RIC builds institutional capacity for research and knowledge partnerships that benefit society.

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Pathways for Research to Impact

Monday, November 25

8:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Ready to up your research-to-action game? KT Pathways is a digital assessment and learning tool for students and faculty who want to increase impact of their research on practice and policy. Created by the Michael Smith Foundation in partnership with UVic, and other academic and health system partners from around BC, the tool is online and free to use. Come learn about the tool, try it out (bring your laptop) and find out how you can use it to increase your skills in knowledge mobilization. 

This free workshop was presented by Genevieve Creighton, Manager of Knowledge Translation at the Michael Smith Foundation.

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2019 Online Knowledge Translation (KT) Conference: Innovative KT Strategies That Work

October 28, 30 & November 1 (Mon, Wed, & Fri)

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. PT each day

Knowledge translation (KT), also known as knowledge mobilization (KM), is the broad range of activities meant to improve the use of research evidence in practice, policy and further research.

The 2019 Online KT Conference, organized by the Centre on Knowledge Translation for Disability & Rehabilitation Research, is designed for researchers and others to learn about research-based KT tools and strategies that increase the use of evidence-based research findings.

Presentations will address a range of effective and innovative approaches to co-creating, translating, disseminating, and utilizing knowledge, as well as describe methods designed to measure the impact of KT outcomes. Participants will be able to view and ask questions through the event’s virtual conference platform.

This is a free online conference open to all UVic faculty, staff, students and other researchers.

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Digital knowledge sharing: Using video in research series

Our three-part knowledge mobilization series explored the use of video in research.

The value of video in research: February 6, 10-11:30 am, MAC D116 
A discussion engaging faculty and students on using video in research and the importance of profiling research centers.

Create an engaging research video: March 6, 10-11:30 am, MAC D116
A panel discussion from graduate students using video in their research & tips about video creation.

Research impact through video: April 10, 10-11:30 am, MAC D116
Video professionals highlight how to share with the public, media and policy makers.

The free workshops were open to all UVic faculty, staff, and students.

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CIRCLE speaker series

Held monthly

You’re invited to our 2018-19 Indigenous Speaker Series at the First Peoples’ House at the University of Victoria on Coast and Straits Salish traditional territory.

Everyone is welcome to attend the 9th annual series which focuses on research towards improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples.

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Knowledge Brokering Webinar

May 17, 2018

Research support staff from across the University of Victoria joined RPKM for this webinar, followed by a brief discussion on knowledge brokering at UVic.

Research Impact Canada (RIC) hosted the webinar. Founded in 2006 by York University and UVic, RIC builds institutional capacity for research and knowledge partnerships that benefit society.

Knowledge brokers facilitate partnerships between researchers and the broader community. During the event, knowledge brokers from Memorial University, University of Guelph, McMaster University and Western University shared brief presentations and answered questions from the audience. The presentations focused on different knowledge mobilization practices used across rural and urban Canada. Attendees appreciated the perspective this gave them on their own knowledge brokering practices.

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Knowledge Mobilization Workshop Series

February 6, 2018

Join us for one or both free workshops led by knowledge mobilization expert Michael Johnny, Manager of Knowledge Mobilization for York University. Workshops are hosted by the UVic Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization unit (RPKM).

Clear language writing and design | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | more info

Knowledge mobilization strategy building | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. | more info

Open to UVic graduate students, faculty members, research staff and post-doctoral fellows.

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