What is knowledge mobilization?

“Knowledge mobilization is an umbrella term encompassing a wide range of activities relating to the production and use of research results, including knowledge synthesis, dissemination, transfer, exchange, and co-creation or co-production by researchers and knowledge users.”

Source: SSHRC — Guidelines for Effective Knowledge Mobilization

Knowledge mobilization (KMb) is a growing part of grant applications and research projects. This guide aims to introduce you to the knowledge mobilization options available. To choose the tools that best suit you, start by reading the basic information below. There is also a range of online resources on how to use these tools.

The Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (OVPRI) also has more information on knowledge mobilization at uOttawa. This includes information on planning activities and increasing your research impact. Additionally, there are a faculty and institutional funding opportunities: FSS Knowledge Mobilization Program & KMb Excellence Award.