Etienne Wenger & Communities of Practice

Wenger started the thnking on communities of practice in later 1990s.  He is now hosting some CoPs and our community based research colleagues at U Brighton are attending and blogging about it.  You can follow them at: http://cuppcop.ning.com/profiles/blogs/communities-of-practice-cops?xgs=1 If this isn’t a public blog you can sign up for a profile on the Cupp ning …

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How delicious are your bookmarks?

Access to knowledge mobilization resources using delicious bookmarks.  Brought to you by ResearchImpact, Canada’s knowledge mobilization network. York’s knowledge mobilization (KMb) Unit surveyed our on line users to fund what services they wanted from ResearchImpact.   Our on line community expressed interest in KMb (or KTE, KT, K-whatever…we’re sticking with KMb, Melanie) resources.   We don’t presume …

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Position Posting: Knowledge Transfer and Partnerships Officer (Mt. Allison U)

Position Summary: The Knowledge Transfer and Partnerships Officer will work closely with the Director of Research Services and to support and sustain a vibrant research culture at Mount Allison. The Officer’s role will be a facilitative one, providing advice on research funding opportunities, linking industry and researchers on projects, advising on commercialization opportunities, and leading …

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Introductory O3 Social Networking Webinars

2 webinars to introduce you to O3, ORION’s social networking platform that is free to Otario research and education institutions. http://www.othree.ca/webinars February 4 and February 11, 130pm York uses O3 for it’s KM social networking (http://researchimpact.othree.ca/) and we featured this platform at the KTE CoP workshop “What’s the point of 2.0?”

YorkU’s KM Expo 2010 – register today!

Join us on Tuesday, March 2, 2010, when York University’s KM Unit will be hosting their third annual KM Expo at Le Parc in Richmond Hill. The theme of the YorkU KM Expo 2010 is “Bridging Cultural Boundaries: Push, Pull and Co-Production of Knowledge” and we will explore the unique cultural boundaries that exist between …

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Visit from Stockholm University and Uppsala University to York University

Join us for this event at York University Friday, October 16, 2009 Visit from Stockholm University and Uppsala University York Lanes 280N Draft Agenda 9:30 am            Arrival at Keele Campus, York University Coffee, Continental Breakfast and Networking Time 10:00 am          Opening Remarks David Phipps, Director of Research Services and Knowledge Exchange, York U 10:10 am          …

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