Our Projects

 Recent Evaluation & Applied Research

Good Food Brampton logoWorking with Good Food Brampton and Catholic Family Services Peel Dufferin on a process and outcome evaluation of the Culinary Training for Youth intervention, funded by Ontario’s Local Poverty Reduction Fund.

 

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Performance measurement strategy and training to the  Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office.

 

OAC_REVISED_NEWCOLOURS_1805cWorked with the Ontario Arts Council to develop a logic model and performance measures.

 

CCEP - CFS Collaborative Evaluation Project

Harmonizing evaluation approaches and building capacity in the CFS Collaborative Evaluation Project (CCEP),  a collaboration between 5 Catholic Family Service Agencies: CFS Peel Dufferin, CFS Toronto, CFS Simcoe County, CFS Durham, and CCS York Region.

 

Ontario Collaborative Response to Family Violence (OCRFV)

Helped Ontario Collaborative Response to Family Violence to create a framework for shared process and outcome evaluation. This project worked towards consensus on how best to evaluate co-located, collaborative, multidisciplinary team service hubs for victims of domestic violence and abuse. OCRFV Evaluation Framework (via YRCCS)

 

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Worked with Family Transition Place to evaluate the processes and outcomes of their shelter, and counselling, and youth education services.

 

 

Canadian Water Network logoWorked with Canadian Water Network, Canada’s premier water research management organization, to evaluate the outcomes and impact of their research projects.

Recent Knowledge Mobilization

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Working with KT Alberta to build a community of practice strategy and communications plan.

 

 

ckmbCo-instructor and developer for the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization at the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute at the University of Guelph.

 

 

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Created website and social media strategy for the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at Laurier University.

 

Gambling Research Exchange Ontario

Developed tools to assist problem gambling researchers in carrying out knowledge translation and exchange (KTE) activities through social media, plain language, and data visualization..

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Helped develop outreach and education materials and a communication plan for protecting sources of municipal drinking water within Wellington County’s Source Protection Plan areas.

Facilitation, Training, & Workshops

Bergen, A. & Duvieusart-Dery, C. (2017). Knowledge outreach webinar. Webinar prepared for CIFAR Global Scholars program.

Bergen, A. (2017). Describing your value and defining your needs [workshop]. First Session of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing Community Hub Accelerator 2017 .

Bergen, A.,  Duvieusart-Dery, C., & Sztainert, T. (2017). Practicing what we preach: Let’s get better at teaching KMb (Open Space). Discussion at the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. Ottawa-Gatineau.

Social Media & Research Unconference: What works? What’s next? (2017). Unconference at the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. Ottawa-Gatineau, ON.

Bergen, A. (2017). Knowledge mobilization and immobilization. Coraduate research day workshop. Wilfrid Laurier University.

Bergen, A., and Shantz, E. (2016). Evaluating research impact: From a specific case to general guidelines. Workshop presentation to the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. Toronto, ON.

Plain language writing for maximum impact. University of Guelph Writers Workshop. February 2015, 2016.

Focus group facilitation – UTOPIAN Data Safe Haven Stakeholder Consultation Project. Fall 2015 – Winter 2016. University of Toronto. Consultations with health care providers, researchers, regulators, and patients about sharing electronic medical records for health research.

Sessions on “So you have a KMb Job – Now What?” (KMb career panel) & “We’re mobilizing knowledge but so what?” (KMb evaluation training) at the Knowledge Mobilization Summer Institute, August 17-19 2015 at the University of Guelph.

Evaluating KTE activities.  February 2015 full day workshop for the Gambling Research Exchange Ontario‘s KTE Student Workshop Series.