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

Interested participants can apply to participate in the 8 week self-directed online course. Taught by leading KMb professionals and researchers, participants will about theoretical and practical aspects of effective KMb.

The course take place June 22 to August 14, 2020 using a private online platform. Details are found below.

8-Week Course

Self-Directed Online Course
June 22 to August 14, 2020

Leading KMb

Professionals and Researchers
Teach this Online Course


About Theoretical and Practical
Aspects of Effective KMb

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Applications are due before 5:00 pm on Friday, June 12, 2020.


Who can apply?

Anyone interested in learning more about knowledge mobilization may apply to take the course but preference will be given to York University faculty, staff, graduate students and alumni who have graduated in the last two years.

How much does it cost?

The course will be free for York University faculty, staff, graduate students and alumni who have graduated in the last two years. $100- Community partners involved in research projects with York University researchers or York University Alumni who graduated more than two years ago.  $300- All others

What are the course dates?

The course will run from Monday, June 22 to Friday, August 14, 2020. Content for each week’s topic, including videos and resources, will be uploaded to the course online platform every Monday morning while the course is running. Participants can watch the videos whenever it suits them best.

Where will the sessions take place?

This summer, we are piloting a new format for MobilizeYU. It will be a self-directed online version of the course. Each week new videos and resources will be uploaded to a private online platform. Participants can watch the videos whenever they like. We will also be scheduling regular zoom meetings with speakers so that participants can ask any questions they may have.

What topics will be covered?

Topic to be covered will include:

  • Introduction to Knowledge Mobilization
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Building Partnerships
  • KMb Planning: Tools and Templates
  • Innovation and KMb
  • Knowledge Products for Dissemination
  • Research Communication Strategies
  • Planning Collaborative Events
  • Impact and Evaluation


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