Rural futures: Mobilizing knowledge and sustaining partnerships

Lead Applicant: Ryan Gibson

Research Priority: Strong Rural Communities Projects

Program Type: Knowledge translation and transfer- Mobilization

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: The future of rural places, rural people, and rural environments is critical to Ontario. This initiative will create an online portal to showcase the knowledge mobilization of rural research conducted at the University of Guelph, ensuring it is translated and mobilized to rural partners in local government, community-based organizations, charities/nonprofits, Indigenous communities, all levels of government, businesses, and other researchers. In addition, the portal will serve as a pathfinder to connect rural partners to rural researchers demonstrating the interconnected nature and mass of rural research conducted at the University of Guelph.