Mobilize YU


MobilizeYU is a course designed for faculty, graduate students and staff at York who are interested in learning more about Knowledge Mobilization (KMb).

As an inaugural pilot, participants will sign up and participate in an 8-week interactive course. Taught by leading KMb professionals and researchers, participants will about theoretical and practical aspects of effective KMb. They will integrate this knowledge within an applied project.

The course is scheduled for March-April 2019 and participants need to apply to be enrolled in the course. Details are found below.


Interactive Course
March 5 to April 23, 2019

Leading KMb

Professionals and Researchers
Teach this Interactive Course


About Theoretical and Practical
Aspects of Effective KMb

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This session of MobilizeYU is now full. To be informed of upcoming sessions, please click on the Apply Now button above.


Who can apply?

The course is open to all York University faculty, staff, graduate students and alumni

How much does it cost?

This inaugural pilot version of the course will be free

What are the course dates?

The course will run weekly on a Tuesday evening from 5:30-8:30 from March 5 to April 23

Where will the sessions take place?

The weekly sessions will take place at York University’s Keele Campus, in the Kaneff Tower, Room 519. All sessions will be in-person (not online)

What topics will be covered?

Topic to be covered will include:

  • What is knowledge mobilization: An Introduction
  • Building Partnerships
  • KMb Planning: Tools and Templates
  • Impact and Evaluation
  • Products for Dissemination
  • Ethically Considerations


Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) is a suite of services that enhances the two-way connection between researchers and community stakeholders so that research and evidence can inform decisions about public policy and professional practice.


For more information, please contact Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer at