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Knowledge Engagement

Connecting researchers and community to build collaborative partnerships that create knowledge with impact.



We build and maintain meaningful partnerships for research between the University of Calgary and community organizations. Our goal is to support these collaborative efforts to create knowledge with impact for the benefit of the community at large.

Whether you're a researcher or a community organization, we can offer support in the following key areas of service: 

Partnership Matchmaking

Get connected to the right partner for your research goals. 

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Research Collaboration Support

Build your partnership and navigate the research funding landscape.

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Knowledge Mobilization Planning

Develop your strategy for making an impact in the community.

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Capacity Building

Expand your skill set with access to expertise and professional learning opportunities.

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Navigating Partnered Research

A webinar series from Research Services.

Get support and guidance for your partnered research projects

A digital series  to provide support and guidance for faculty members interested in pursuing partnerships with community.


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The Knowledge Engagement team was created with the support of the Research Support Fund and Incremental Project Grant.

Read more about how UCalgary uses the Research Support Fund.