Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. RIC is committed to developing institutional capacities to support creating and assessing impacts of research, scholarship and creative activities by developing and sharing best practices, services and tools.
A multi-sectoral research partnership investigating precarious employment directly influenced employment policies. This case illustrates the value of partner organizations with experience in knowledge brokering, and the importance of building relationships to influence policy. Project: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern […]
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Purpose: Typically hosted in partnership with a provincial government department, the Forum is a one-day […]
Developing the Research Impact Canada (RIC) Logic Model and Evaluation Framework: A Case Study Example
Anne Bergen (https://knowledgetoaction.ca/) is a community based evaluator and an alum from Research Impact Canada when she worked at RIC member, University of Guelph. She […]
MacGregor, S. (2019). Research impact responsibilities: Policy alternatives for Canada. Graduate Student Symposium, Selected Papers 2019. https://qspace.library.queensu.ca/handle/1974/26034 Abstract How research evidence comes to have impacts […]
Cruz Rivera, S., Kyte, D.G., Aiyegbusi, O.L., Keeley, T.J., & Calvert, M.J. (2017). Assessing the impact of healthcare research: A systematic review of methodological frameworks. […]
Oliver, K. & Cairney, P. (2019). The dos and don’ts of influencing policy: A systematic review of advice to academics. Palgrave Communications, 5(21). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0232-y Abstract […]
These individual RIC institutions have developed knowledge mobilization (KMb) as service-oriented units designed to link research with need, liasing between their respective institutions and their surrounding communities.
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