Latest Knowledge mobilization Stories

2012-04-18 10:34:46

UN University Institute in Canada convenes global knowledge brokers Every year, billions of dollars are spent worldwide advancing knowledge in areas of public interest ranging from health and the environment to education and agriculture. Yet much of the information generated fails to reach many of those who could benefit -- from policy makers to the general public. How to better mobilize knowledge and maximize its usefulness is the focus of 60 experts from 20 countries and spanning a...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'