When: Thursday January 28, 2016 at noon EDT
Topic: Your KMb Goals for 2016 – what will success look like in 11 months and how will you know you got there?
What is this chat all about?
This chat will be about harnessing our new year’s energy and looking forward to December 2016. What do you hope to accomplish this year? Are you doing anything new? How will you know what you’re doing will be successful? Participants will be invited to share their own stories, ambitions and seek input and advice from other participants.
Who is David Phipps?
Dr. Phipps received his Ph.D. in Immunology from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) and undertook post-doctoral studies in HIV research at the University Health Network (Toronto). After leaving the lab he built a career managing academic research holding successively senior positions at the University of Toronto Innovations Foundation (Manager of Biotechnology and Life Sciences), Canadian Arthritis Network (Director of Business Development) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Director of Partnerships). In 2001 Dr. Phipps completed his MBA from the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto). Dr. Phipps is the Executive Director of Research & Innovation Services at York University where he manages all research grants and contracts including knowledge and technology transfer.
In this capacity he leads York’s award winning Knowledge Mobilization Unit that provides services to researchers, community organizations and government agencies who wish to use maximize the economic, social and environmental impacts of university research. In 2011 and 2012 Dr. Phipps was named the most influential knowledge mobilizer in Canada and in 2012 York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit was awarded a best practice award from the European-based Knowledge Economy Network. In 2012 he was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his work in knowledge mobilization. In 2013 he was one of three national finalists for the Impact Award – Connections category from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
He also leads ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche, Canada’s knowledge mobilization network including 11 universities from across Canada.
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