Mobilize YU

The Knowledge Mobilization Unit is pleased to announce a new 8-week course focused on knowledge mobilization called Mobilize YU.

Participants will learn about knowledge mobilization planning, effective ways to share academic research with society and how to measure and communicate the impacts of their research. 

Knowledge Mobilization Unit staff, along with guest speakers will be covering topics such as Knowledge Mobilization Planning; Impact and Evaluation; and Building Partnership. See attached for the full topic list. Participants will also have the opportunity to work on a knowledge mobilization project.

The free inaugural pilot will take place March 5-April 23 from 5:30-8:30 on campus. It is open to all York faculty, graduate students and staff, as well as community partners. 

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Mobilize YU Weekly Topics
All classes will take place from 5:30-8:30 in the Kaneff Tower, Room 519
March 5 Introduction to knowledge mobilization
March 12 1-Theories of knowledge mobilization: Methods and models, 2-Building Partnerships
March 19 Knowledge mobilization planning: Tools and templates
March 26 Knowledge mobilization fails
April 2 Products for dissemination
April 9 Ethics and knowledge mobilization
April 16 Impact and Evaluation
April 23 Participant presentations