Knowledge Mobilization 101
Friday, 23 November 2012 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
Funders are asking more and more for research teams to identify their knowledge mobilization strategy. Join Shawna Reibling, Knowledge mobilization officer in the Office of Research Services to learn more about knowledge mobilization. In this workshop you will learn:
- What is knowledge mobilization and why it matters to you.
- Overview of knowledge mobilization strategy building
- Examples for the social sciences and humanities.
- Examples for the sciences.
- Clear language summaries as an example of an outreach tool.
This workshop is appropriate for researchers, graduate students and community member partners. There will be some time to discuss individual project knowledge mobilization plans.
Friday Oct. 19th 8-11am (sold out)
Thursday Nov. 1st 9:30am -11:30noon (completed)
Monday Nov. 12th 2-4pm Location: Laurier Brantford RCW 324
Friday Nov. 23rd 10:30-12noon Location: Laurier Brantford CB100
Shawna Reibling comes to Laurier from the University of Guelph, where she was a Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, serving both the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship.
She previously managed a knowledge mobilization team in the Faculty of Education, and was a Grants Facilitator, at the University of British Columbia. Her specialties include creating communications strategies that do more with less & sharing knowledge across digital and social media platforms.
Laurier Office of Research Services
The Office of Research Services supports the growth and expansion of research and scholarly activity at Laurier. Our goal is to assist researchers in obtaining the resources necessary for pursuing their research activities. The office provides assistance to faculty at all stages of applying for and administering research funding.