Are you a graduate student using engaged and other creative research approaches to creating and sharing knowledge? Are you curious to explore how to increase the reach and impact of your thesis/dissertation?
Would you like to connect with and learn from other community-engaged graduate students at the University?
The Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, developed by CESI in collaboration with Open Learning and Educational Development, is a professional development opportunity offered entirely online. Through three eight-week courses, participants learn to identify and address barriers to knowledge mobilization, and use tools and techniques to enhance the impact of research and facilitate the development of evidence-informed policy and practice.
The Waterloo Wellington Knowledge Mobilization Community is an informal group of knowledge mobilization practitioners seeking to develop new skills, share best practices, and connect with peers. Members are committed to bridging the gap between best available evidence and practice. We are focused on sharing resources and ideas to create a strong community and advance KMb knowledge in the Guelph, Wellington, Kitchener & Waterloo region.
On June 13, 2022, CESI and the Waterloo Wellington Knowledge Mobilization Community hosted Sharing Knowledge with Indigenous Communities as part of the 2022 Knowledge Mobilization Forum. This event brought together knowledge mobilization practitioners and community engaged researchers (faculty, staff, students and others) to reflect about knowledge systems and approaches to engagement with Indigenous peoples, tour the Wisahkotewinowak Tea Garden, and experience the
Every day at CESI, we have the privilege of partnering with a number of individuals and organizations who work tirelessly towards a more just, inclusive, and caring community. Their vision is bold and fierce, their passion is contagious, and their commitment to social change is driving tangible transformation. Together, they make Guelph and Wellington a better place to live for all.
Despite temporarily being closed, the 10C gallery space remained lively and activated in the front window throughout COVID-related lockdowns in 2021. As part of the collaborative agreement between the University of Guelph and 10C, CESI has access to the 10C gallery space for one month per year.
Since its introduction in 2017, the University of Guelph's Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization has offered training in knowledge mobilization and evidence-informed decision-making to hundreds of professionals.
Since it was launched in 2017, the University of Guelph’s Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization has helped professionals from the academic, policy, and service delivery sectors gain skills in knowledge mobilization and evidence-based decision making.
This poster exhibit was displayed at the 10C community hub in downtown Guelph in February 2018. It features 10 innovative research projects conducted by researchers at the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) and College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS). Projects were selected by CESI and CSAHS Dean's Office and covered a variety of themes, including food waste, violence against women, sustainability, and civic issues (see below for a full list). Together, they provide a snapshot of the innovative research underway on a range of topics at both CESI and CSAHS.