MobilizeYU

MobilizeYU

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

The course take place October 8 to November 26, 2020 using Zoom and a private online platform. Details are found below.

8-Week Course

Online Course
October 8 to November 26, 2020

Leading KMb

Professionals and Researchers
Teach this Online Course

Learn

About Theoretical and Practical
Aspects of Effective KMb

Apply Now

Applications are due before 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

FAQS

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 once a week on Thursday afternoon from 2:00-4:00 pm October 8 to November 26, 2020.

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
  • 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

WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION (KMb) ANYWAYS?

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.

CONTACT

For more information, please contact Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer at kejensen@yorku.ca