Module 5: Knowledge Mobilization

Knowledge Mobilization is:

“The reciprocal and complementary flow and uptake of research knowledge between researchers, knowledge brokers and knowledge users—both within and beyond academia—in such a way that may benefit users and create positive impacts.”

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
People working together in a meeting

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module you should be able to:

  • Define knowledge mobilization and provide examples of knowledge mobilization 
  • Explain the reasons for and importance of knowledge mobilization
  • Explain the researcher’s role in sharing knowledge 
  • Explain how knowledge mobilization can contribute to social change 
  • Identify effective forms of knowledge mobilization