Knowledge Mobilization

Knowledge Mobilization Bursary for Not-For-Profits

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.

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Knowledge Mobilization

Poster Exhibit: A Decade at CESI's Research Shop

The year 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of the Research Shop, one of the five programs through which the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) fulfills its mandate to support and carry out community engaged scholarship. At the Research Shop, staff and graduate students work with local and regional organizations to design and carry out projects that address community research priorities.

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Event
Poster
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CESI Special Project
Knowledge Mobilization
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
The SEED
Toward Common Ground
Focus on Nature
Yorklands Green Hub
Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy
Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington

Research Shop 10th Anniversary Posters

The Research Shop is one of five programs through which the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) fulfills its mandate to bring together community and campus skills and resources to directly support and carry out community-engaged scholarship and develop others' capacities tto do so. At the Research Shop, staff and graduate students work with local and regional organizations to design and carry out projects that address community research priorities.

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Poster
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CESI Special Project
Knowledge Mobilization
Research Shop

Varsha Jayasankar

Knowledge Mobilization and Design Assistant

Interests: Science communication, STEM education, knowledge translation, drug discovery, medicinal plants, microbiology.

Calla McLachlan

Communications Assistant

Interests: Evolutionary psychology, consumer behaviour, knowledge mobilization, public policy, social entrepreneurship.

Skills for Research Impact: Workshop Series

Skills for Research Impact is a monthly workshop series for faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research. Through nine hands-on sessions facilitated by impact experts, participants will learn how to successfully plan, execute and evaluate knowledge mobilization (or knowledge translation and transfer) activities.

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Event
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Knowledge Mobilization

Photo exhibit: Perspectives on community-university partnerships

Student learning can reach far beyond the classroom. Through community-engaged learning, faculty, students and community organizations partner to co-create research programs that have a real impact. The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute works to integrate community-driven research into the course context, introducing students to collaborative research and key issues of relevance in our community.

Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Knowledge Mobilization

Emily Farrell

Headshot of Emily Farrell
Knowledge Mobilization and Design Assistant

Interests: Knowledge mobilization, the scholarship of teaching and learning, visual design, human nutrition, healthy aging, mixed methods research.

Shauna Sanvido

Headshot of Shauna Sanvido
Communications Assistant

Interests: Resilient cities, migration, social determinants of health, social policy, globalization, foreign relations.

Thematic Focus: Immigration & Refugees Projects

Starting in 2016, the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute has taken on a number research and knowledge mobilization projects to support the efforts of the Guelph-Wellington community to create a more welcoming and inclusive environment for immigrants in the context of the Syrian refugee crisis. These projects are part of our commitment to provide timely and engaged research supports, and leverage the University's research expertise for community benefit.

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Event
Presentation
Report
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CESI Special Project
Knowledge Mobilization