Impact of Science 2018: Finding shared approaches to assess, enable and accelerate impact on society

The political momentum and current research eco-system in Canada are an excellent and indeed inspirational context to foster the worldwide debates on impact. In line with Canadian prospects and initiatives the AESIS annual conference will focus on finding shared approaches for assessing, enabling and accelerating the societal impact of science. June 14-15, 2018, Ottawa.

Job Posting: Director, Innovation at CIFAR

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.

Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health

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.

Job Posting: Project Facilitator, Brock University

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.

Job Opportunity: CHAP Knowledge Broker

CHAP is a patient-centred, interdisciplinary, multi-faceted, community-led, cardiovascular disease prevention and management program developed for Canadian adults. Accountable to CHAP principal investigators, McMaster University and the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), the Knowledge Broker is responsible for bridging the gap between research and decision-making to promote evidence-based practice and policy decisions.