Knowledge Mobilization (KMb): Multiple Contributions & Multi-Production Of New Knowledge

The Evolution of Knowledge Mobilization


The other day I realized I rarely open good, old-fashioned paper books anymore. As a Digital Researcher most of my time is now spent on the computer scanning cyberspace and using social media. Even my recreational reading is electronic. So, I ventured over to the home book shelve and saw Knowledge Mobilization In The Social Sciences and Humanities Moving From Research To Action. Nice “light” reading. (Actually, it’s well-organized and easy to read).

The book was written by Alex and David Bennet (who now run the Mountain Quest Institute) along with several other contributors working in cooperation with The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and published in 2007. Canada – thanks in great part to SSHRC and a variety of knowledge mobilizers and knowledge brokers – is now recognized as an international Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) leader in closing the gap between research and…

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