CIFAR’s core purpose is to create knowledge that enriches human life and leads to a better future for Canada and the world. Reporting to the Vice-President of Knowledge Outreach, the Director of Innovation is responsible for pro-actively contributing to the knowledge mobilization (KM) strategy for the Institute with direct responsibility for the Institute’s annual KM plans for the business and R&D sectors.


What is Practicing Knowledge Translation (PKT)?

by Scott Mitchell December 10, 2017

This workshop is designed for health professionals interested in learning more about implementing change using best practices in KT.

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Job Posting: Two Postdoctoral Fellowships (1) Knowledge Acquisition and Translation (2) Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization

by Dorina Simeonov November 20, 2017

Job Descriptions for Two (2) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) (1) One in Knowledge Acquisition and Translation (KA/KT) from / to academic researchers, federal, provincial and territorial policy-makers (and other sources) regarding existing practices and services toward seniors’ health (aging and eldercare) (2) One in Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization (KE/KM) transferring / disseminating knowledge, being a knowledge broker, engaging stakeholders such […]

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Call for Abstracts is now open for Momentum: Research Realized Conference 2018

by Laura C. Ball November 20, 2017

Call for Abstracts – Momentum: Research Realized Conference 2018 #WRIConference2018 The Call for Abstracts for the 6th annual Waypoint Research Institute Conference – now re-branded as Momentum: Research Realized – is open! This conference focuses on health promotion, knowledge translation, implementation, and other emerging and inspiring research relevant to the mental health and addictions sector. In […]

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Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health

by Scott Mitchell November 17, 2017

On May 8-10 2018, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research will be co-hosting Fuse 2018, the 4th Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health. In partnership with the BC Ministry of Health, the Public Health Association of BC and the United Kingdom’s Fuse Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, UPDATE: Due to overwhelming interest in the past week, the abstract committee has decided to extend the Fuse 2018 abstract submission deadline by one week. The updated deadline is 4 p.m. PST, November 27, 2017.

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Knowledge Broker Position

by Michelle Grouchy November 14, 2017

Knowledge Broker Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging Closing Date: November 30, 2017 JOB DESCRIPTION Reports to Manager or Directors Accountable to RIA Team Terms 24-month contract; full time BACKGROUND: The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is a charitable non-profit organization that partners with the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College, and Schlegel Villages to enhance […]

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Early Bird Registration for Course 3 of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization

by Melissa MacKay November 6, 2017

Registration is open! Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, Course 3: January 22 to March 18, 2018   Course 3 of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, “Act: Transforming Knowledge into Action”, will be offered online from January 22 to March 18, 2018.   Register by November 24th, 2017 and take advantage of early bird savings!   The […]

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Job Posting: Senior Scientific Lead, Knowledge Mobilization

by Aileen Gomez November 6, 2017

Position: Senior Scientific Lead, Knowledge Mobilization Reports to: Vice-President, Strategy Location: Toronto (Downtown) Status: Part-Time Posting date: November 6, 2017 Overview of Role: The Senior Scientific Lead, Knowledge Mobilization will report to the Vice-President, Strategy and provide advice and expertise on evidence-based policy and implementation practices, with a view to provide the necessary supports with partners […]

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Give us your suggestions for the KTECOP 2017-2018 speaker line-up!

by Rossana Coriandoli November 3, 2017

The Toronto Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice (KTECOP) coordinating committee is planning our line-up of events for 2018 and we’re hoping you’ll help us out. We’re looking for speakers who can discuss KTE practices, research on KTE effectiveness, and other related KTE activities. We plan to have a speaker every other month. If you have any ideas for presenters who would be able to speak at a KTECOP event, please fill in the Speaker Expression of Interest form.

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Job Posting: Project Facilitator, Brock University

by Scott Mitchell October 31, 2017

Reporting to the Director, SJRI, the Project Facilitator possesses knowledge of, and commitment to, social justice scholarship, takes initiative with SJRI affiliated faculty and the Faculty Steering Committee to develop fundable transdisciplinary social justice projects, facilitates projects, identifies funding sources, assists with and participates in grant writing, and liaises between faculty and community partners. Apply by November 28, 2017.

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