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 interactive course. Taught by leading KMb professionals and researchers, participants will about theoretical and practical aspects of effective KMb.

The course is will be held February 6 to April 2, 2020 in person at York University’s Keele campus and online. Details are found below.

8-Week Course

Interactive Course
February 6 to April 2, 2020

Leading KMb

Professionals and Researchers
Teach this Interactive Course


About Theoretical and Practical
Aspects of Effective KMb

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Applications are due before 5:00 pm on Friday, January 24, 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 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm every Thursday afternoon from February 6 to April 2, 2019. There will be no class on Thursday, February 20 due to the Reading Week break.

Where will the sessions take place?

The sessions will take place at York University’s Keele Campus and online using Zoom. Exact room locations will be sent to participants before the start of class.

Due to the limited class size, only 20 people will be able to attend in person. We will be accepting an addition 20 people to attend online.

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