WaterLeadership: Develop a Knowledge Mobilization Plan for Your Grant Proposals (Q&A with Nancy Goucher)

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Develop a Knowledge Mobilization Plan for Your Grant Proposals."

This session requires participants to watch the ~60-minute feature webinarCreating a Knowledge Mobilization Plan presented by Katya MacDonald and Joelena Leader, Researcher Facilitators, University of Saskatchewan from the University of Saskatchewan (hosted by Global Water Futures Knowledge Mobilization team), before the Q&A session with Nancy Goucher. 

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Description: This training session provides practical advice on how to develop knowledge mobilization plans for successful grant proposals, which is becoming increasingly important in Tri-Council Agency and other granting agencies. This webinar features two experts in grant development from the University of Saskatchewan. The presentation is based on the knowledge mobilization framework developed by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the principles of which can be adapted and applied broadly to NSERC, CIHR and other funding proposals. It includes in-depth examples demonstrating successful approaches to writing knowledge mobilization plans for grant proposals.

Learning objectives:

  • What is knowledge mobilization and what are granting agencies looking for in grant proposals
  • How to appropriately scope your knowledge mobilization plan
  • How to integrate your knowledge mobilization plan into the rest of your proposal
  • Strategies for documenting success and evaluating the effectiveness of your knowledge mobilization plan

Who should take this training: Researchers at any stage in their career who want to learn strategies for pitching their project to its best advantage. This session will be useful to those who want to learn more about writing knowledge mobilization plans for grant proposals.

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Please note that the Live Q&A session is intended for those who have already watched the feature webinar. The Q&A facilitator can review information from the webinar, but will not be presenting the material at this session. For the best learning experience, we encourage you to watch the webinar before attending the Live Q&A session.

Registration is required to join the Live Q&A. Please register here using your @uwaterloo.ca email address. Note that the Q&A is only open to University of Waterloo students, faculty and staff.

The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying or working at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access or wish to request accommodations for this event, please contact Allie Dusome (adusome@uwaterloo.ca)