The following resources were developed with and by SFU mobilizers and SFU's Knowledge Mobilization Hub. They are organized by overarching knowledge mobilization activities of dissemination, implementation, and partnering with additional categories for planning and evaluation. Resource types include recorded webinars, summary explainers, blog posts, and tools. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more tools and resources see Research Impact Canada.
Knowledge mobilization planning
Resources introducing knowledge mobilization and for developing a knowledge mobilization plan.
- Knowledge mobilization: Resources and tips to get started Library knowledge mobilization resources and guidance page.
- What is knowledge mobilization? Jump-start your summer learning now! Blog post by Lupin Battersby, May 19, 2020.
Disseminating your research
Strategies and tips for communicating your research in formats other than traditional academic approaches.
Media & digital activities
- Unlock your research impact: Websites as a mobilization tool Elise Mallory, Assistant Director, Digital Communications, SFU discusses website creation resources and process at SFU. And how to get started building your web strategy. Hosted by SFU Knowledge Mobilization Hub on January 25th, 2022.
- Building a website for your program of research, project, or lab? My top 10 tips Blog post by Lupin Battersby, May 14, 2021.
- How to get published in The Conversation Canada Scott White, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of The Conversation Canada shared why and how to publish in The Conversation. Hosted by the SFU Knowledge Mobilization Hub on November 23, 2021.
- Twitter for Academics: Your Starter Guide Blog post by Lupin Battersby, October 7, 2021.
- Blogging your research: Tips for getting started Blog post by Alice Fleerackers and Lupin Battersby, November 18, 2020.
Film, podcasting, visuals + approaches
- Leveraging Web Mapping Technologies to Communicate Your Research: Introducing our new Web GIS Workshop Series Blog post by Sarah Zhang, January 8, 2021.
- Unlock your research impact: Using graphic novels to share research stories on April 1st, 2022.
- Learn more about how to share your research with policymakers by reviewing our Research Meets Policy two-page summary explainer documents:
Engagement & co-production
Working with community is an essential aspect of good knowledge mobilization, get started here.
- Integrated knowledge mobilization toolkit Eight knowledge briefs that provide practical guidance and resources to support an integrated knowledge mobilization process in each of the eight key research stages. Developed by the University of Dundee Open Research working group and the SFU Knowledge mobilization Hub.