MobilizeYU Fall 2021

MobilizeYU is a course designed for faculty researchers, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, staff, alumni, and community partners who are interested in learning more about Knowledge Mobilization (KMb).

Interested participants can apply to participate in the 8 week online course. Taught by leading KMb professionals and researchers, participants will learn about theoretical and practical aspects of effective KMb.

The course will take place once a week on Tuesday mornings from 10:30-12:30 starting October 19 to December 7, 2021 using a private online platform and Zoom. Details are found below.

8-Week Course

Online Course
October 19 to December 7, 2021

Leading KMb

Professionals and Researchers
Teach this Online Course


About Theoretical and Practical
Aspects of Effective KMb

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Applications are due before 5:00 pm October 15, 2021


Who can apply?

Anyone interested in learning more about knowledge mobilization may apply to take the course but preference will be given to York University faculty, postdocs, staff, graduate students and alumni who have graduated in the last two years.

How much does it cost?

The course will be free for York University faculty, postdocs, staff, graduate students and alumni who have graduated in the last two years. $100- Community partners involved in research projects with York University OR York University Alumni who graduated more than two years ago.  $300- All others

What are the course dates?

The course will run once a week from Tuesday, October 19 to Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 10:30-12:30 EST. The sessions will also be recorded and made available to watch later.

Where will the sessions take place?

The course will take place online using Zoom. Each week's video and resources will also be uploaded to a private online platform.

What is the time commitment each week?

The course will typically take up to 3.5 hours each week to complete. This would include time to attend the weekly live session, review resources and complete the optional assignment.

What topics will be covered?

Topic to be covered will include: Introduction to Knowledge Mobilization; Ethical Considerations; Building Partnerships; KMb Planning: Tools and Templates; Research Communications; Knowledge Products for Dissemination; Planning Collaborative Events; Impact and Evaluation

Is a course certificate available?

Yes, participants who either attend 6 of the 8 weekly live sessions or who complete 6 short assignments based on the weekly topics are eligible to receive a course certificate.


Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) is a suite of services that enhances the two-way connection between researchers and community stakeholders so that research and evidence can inform decisions about public policy and professional practice.


For more information, please contact Krista Jensen, Knowledge Mobilization Officer at