MobilizeU Winter 2023

MobilizeU is a course designed for faculty researchers, postdoctoral fellows, 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 online course. Taught by leading KMb professionals and researchers, participants will learn about theoretical and practical aspects of effective KMb.

The course will take place once a week on Thursday afternoons from 1:30-3:00 ET starting February 9 to March 30, 2023 using a private online platform and Zoom. Details are found below:


8-Week Course

Online Course
February 9 to March 30, 2023

Leading KMb

Professionals and Researchers
Teach this Online Course


About Theoretical and Practical
Aspects of Effective KMb

Apply Now

Applications are due before 5:00 pm ET February 2, 2023


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, postdocs, 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, postdocs, staff, graduate students and alumni who have graduated in the last two years. $100- Community partners involved in research projects with York University OR York University Alumni who graduated more than two years ago.  $300- All others

What are the course dates?

The course will run once a week from Thursday, February 9 to Thursday, March 30, 2023 from 1:30-3:00 ET. The sessions will also be recorded and made available to watch later.

Where will the sessions take place?

The course will take place online using Zoom. Each week's video and resources will also be uploaded to a private online platform

What topics will be covered?

Topic to be covered will include: Introduction to Knowledge Mobilization; Inclusive Knowledge Mobilization; Building Partnerships; KMb Planning: Tools and Templates; Research Communications; Knowledge Products for Dissemination; Planning Collaborative Events; Impact and Evaluation

What is the time commitment each week?

The course will typically take up to 3.5 hours each week to complete. This would include time to attend the weekly live session, review resources and complete the optional assignment.

Is a course certificate available?

Yes, participants who either attend 6 of the 8 weekly live sessions or who complete 6 short assignments based on the weekly topics are eligible to receive a course certificate.


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, Senior Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at