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Anti-Oppression in Knowledge Mobilization

Wondering how anti-oppression can inform knowledge mobilization (KMb)? You’re not alone! Hilda Smith spent their whole PhD wondering how to avoid issues with sharing knowledge related to social oppression. Join the Waterloo Wellington Knowledge Mobilization Community on January 21 to learn a few ways to bring anti-oppression into your KMb work. This workshop will create an interactive learning space where you get to try out what you’re learning and use arts-based and group activities to let you network while you pick up a few tricks...

Skills for Research Impact: Stakeholder Engagement

Join us for the second installment of our six-part Skills for Research Impact workshop series! Engaging your audiences meaningfully is a critical aspect of an effective knowledge mobilization strategy. Reflect on how to connect with relevant stakeholders and support knowledge exchange throughout your research process to achieve your impact goals. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Identify a range of...

Visions for A Just, Food Future on Campus: BIPOC Students’ Stories of Food

BIPOC students at the University of Guelph, University of British Columbia, and University of Waterloo are invited to a free, online, digital storytelling workshop.  As a participant in the workshop, you will explore your ideas about, and experiences with, food and food (in)security by creating your own engaging 2-4 minute digital story. Expert facilitators will guide you step-by-step through the process.  The deadline to apply to participate is January 31st, 2022 (9am PST / 12 noon EST). ...

Skills for Research Impact: Disseminating Research

Join us for the third installment of our six-part Skills for Research Impact workshop series! How do you share your research with non-academic audiences? Learn about a number of potential mechanisms you can use for knowledge mobilization, discover how to choose a mechanism that’s appropriate for your audience, and take a deep dive into several popular mechanisms for dissemination, including social media, research summaries, infographics, and media. ...

Skills for Research Impact: Science Policy Engagement

Join us for the fourth installment of our six-part Skills for Research Impact workshop series! How can you share your research to inform public policy decisions? Join us to receive expert advice and concrete tips to support your own science-policy engagement efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Reflect on how science can inform public policy decision making Align your research with current policy priorities Understand how government works and identify key points...

Skills for Research Impact: Infographic Development and Design

Join us for the Skills for Research Impact Series advanced session! Go beyond the academic poster: learn all about best practices for designing engaging and visually appealing infographics. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Describe the principles of visual design Select appropriate resources to help make visual layouts Create a basic infographic using PowerPoint as a graphic design tool...

Skills for Research Impact: Evaluating Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT) Activities

Join us for the final installment of our six-part Skills for Research Impact workshop series! When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your knowledge mobilization efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Summarize the steps involved in evaluating KTT Discuss common challenges and...

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