Sean Lockwood, UNB Office of Research Services



Dr. Lockwood will explain what knowledge mobilization (KM) activities and techniques are acceptable to academic research and foundation funders. He will focus on how alternative KM activities (those beyond peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations) can provide benefits to a research project.

Wednesday November 18, 2015
12 noon to 1 pm 

Millham Room @ UNB Harriet Irving Library (bring brown bag lunch – refreshments provided)

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Genevieve Coates, Social Media Consultant

Miss Coates has experience using social media platforms to develop and build online communities for projects and enterprises. She will explain how social media was used to raise funds and promote the documentary film Every Living Thing experiencing a bioblitz.

2015-16 DOCTalks Fredericton Workshops Series 

Using Film For Knowledge Mobilization 

Thursday January 28, 2016
12 noon to 1pm

Millham Room @ UNB Harriet Irving Library (bring brown bag lunch – refreshments provided)

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Dr. Mary Blatherwick, UNB Faculty of Education (Atlantic Centre for Creativity)

Dr Blatherwick has produced over 10 short documentary films about visual artists in New Brunswick as part of researching and teaching creativity. She will explain her approach for the use of documentary film as a medium to disseminate knowledge and engage students and the public.

2015-16 DOCTalks Fredericton Workshops Series 

Using Film For Knowledge Mobilization 

WORKSHOP 2: HOW TO DISSEMINATE KNOWLEDGE & SECURE RESEARCH FUNDING USING FILM?

Lloyd Salomone, Flower Power Production Inc.

Mr. Salomone is a Fredericton based researcher, writer and documentary film producer. Between 2013 and 2016 he worked closely with New Brunswick Museum officials to create, finance and mobilize a knowledge based documentary film entitled, Every Living Thing experiencing a bioblitz. He will explain how the film and associated online promotional activities secured financing from various funding sources (crowdfunding, charitable foundations, TV broadcast license, government film agencies).

Dr. Susan O’Donnell, UNB Faculty of Nursing

Dr. O’Donnell will explain why and how she produced a short film about an important issue that she is currently researching – bullying. She will also discuss the social impact and numerous benefits associated with the film project.

WORKSHOP 3: CASE STUDY - FINANCING & PROMOTING A DOCUMENTARY FILM ABOUT BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH IN NEW BRUNSWICK

Dr. Donald McAlpine, Department of Natural Science, New Brunswick Museum (NBM)


Dr. McAlpine organizes the NBM BiotaNB Program, a 20 year project to document biological diversity in 10 of the largest Natural Protected Areas across New Brunswick. To document the biological research process in the Grand Lake Protected Natural Area and promote the project, he worked collaboratively with filmmakers over a three year period.

WORKSHOP 1: HOW CAN FILM MOBILIZE KNOWLEDGE?

Rodrigo Gutierrez, UNB Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (Media Lab)

Mr. Gutierrez will provide information on how the UNB CETL Media Lab can assist academic teachers and researchers (UNB, STU, NBCC) produce knowledge based content using CETL resources. He will also provide guidance on how to enhance “story telling” narrative using professional documentary filmmakers to mobilize knowledge.

​Wednesday March 16, 2016
12 noon to 1pm (Workshop) / 1 to 2pm ( Film Screening & Talk)
Noel Kinsella Auditorium @ STU Margaret McCain Hall (bring brown bag lunch – refreshments provided)

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1 to 2pm - Preview Film Screening: Right after the workshop, a preview of the 45 minute documentary film, Every Living Thing experiencing a bioblitz, will be screened, and a Q&A with director Kent Martin.