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Knowledge Mobilization Post With The Most 2014

It’s amazing to think that I will now be officially a staff member at the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) at York University!  After months of doing contract work this past year – starting out the year preparing for and supporting the 2014 Knowledge Mobilization Forum, doing temp work collecting and entering initial data for […]

Knowledge Mobilization Post With The Most 2013

Below you will find a repost of KMbeing’s most viewed post for the year 2013. My  KMbeing blog about Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) takes an educational approach to knowledge sharing in order to create social benefit through KMb and knowledge exchange to make the world a better place.  I am very humbled and grateful to my many KMbeing blog followers […]

Knowledge Mobilization Post With The Most 2012

Below you will find a repost of KMbeing’s most viewed post for the year 2012. My  KMbeing blog about Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) takes a more philosophical and holistic approach to knowledge sharing in order to create social benefit through KMb and knowledge exchange to make the world a better place.  It seems to continue to gain more […]

KMbeing Knowledge Mobilization Post With The Most 2011

This is a repost of KMbeing’s most viewed post for the year 2011. My  KMbeing blog about Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) has evolved into a more philosophical and holistic approach to knowledge sharing in order to create social benefit through KMb to make the world a better place. As it has gained more popularity with this […]

KMbeing Knowledge Mobilization Post With The Most 2010

This is a repost of KMbeing’s most viewed post for the year 2010. Knowledge Mobilization: Definition & Terminology Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Whenever I mention the work I do in knowledge mobilization, inevitably someone asks me to explain what that means.  Unfortunately, there are a variety of similar terms being used to roughly define the same […]

Generations, Perspective, Choice & Knowledge Mobilization

There’s a 1988 song by the band Mike and The Mechanics called In The Living Years that begins with “Every generation blames the one before, and all of their frustrations come beating on your door…we all talk a different language talking in defense.” Although this song addresses a son’s regret about not expressing to his […]

International Students As A Knowledge Mobilization Perspective

Accepting international students offers universities and our local communities an opportunity to create benefit – not just financially – but also from a knowledge mobilization perspective. While the underlying economic value of international students contributes to improving financial and graduate enrollment struggles for universities, there is also broader value and benefit that international students bring […]

Point Your PhD Beyond The Academy

I recently attended a meeting to discuss recommendations from York University’s Academic and Administrative Program Review (AAPR) – an attempt to measure and quantify the state of the university with a focus on quality education and sustainability, similar to other institutional “pulse-checks” being done by several other universities. The many challenges within the past few […]

Getting Graduate Students To Think About Knowledge Mobilization As Part Of Their Research

For almost a year now I have been working at the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University and have come in contact with many Masters and PhD students, some of their supervisors, faculty members, Grad Program Directors and Assistants, and others who help our grad students with the process of their research. Apart from […]

Getting Closer To Understanding The Value Of Knowledge Mobilization In Research

One of the more interesting developments within research over the past decade has been the growing interest of incorporating knowledge mobilization strategies into the research process. Historically, when researchers have embarked on their research journeys they’ve typically asked questions with the intention of finding answers mostly focused on expanding our knowledge base – with little […]