After many years of success, is no longer in operation. We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the organization over the past decade including our dedicated researchers, newspaper editors, readers and funders. However, now it is time to move onto new ways of looking at knowledge mobilization and policy. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shannon Sampert at

Les données, un bien public ?

Practiques d’accèss et modes et circulations The Research Chair Pocosa/Policies, Knowledge and Health hosted a round-table discussion in Montreal on November 26, 2015 about the use of administrative data in the health care sector. Health data is still largely under-exploited by researchers and civil society. How can these databases be used to better analyze and reform the health care system […]

Bridge Over Diagnosis – a parody of Bridge Over Troubled Water, with James McCormack (5.1 min)

Bridge Over Diagnosis – a parody of the Simon and Garfunkel classic Bridge Over Troubled Water. Overdiagnosis is an important health care issue and hopefully this video highlights a number of the issues around this important problem.

Choosing Wisely, with James McCormack (4.3 min)

Choosing Wisely — a parody of the infectious Pharrell Williams song “Happy” by Dr. James McCormack — choose wisely when it comes to making healthcare decisions and if you choose wisely it will make you happy.

Self-Regulation and Kindergarten, with Stuart Shanker (10.2 min)

Studies show that children with the ability to self-regulate are more successful in school, and life. Stuart Shanker, a professor of philosophy and psychology at York University discusses self-regulation at the People for Education conference.

Risk, Chance and Choice, with Michael Blastland and David Spiegelhalter (22.1 min)

Michael Blastland, author & journalist, and David Spiegelhalter, Professor at the University of Cambridge, reveal the real truth about the statistics of acute and chronic risks and explain how the newspapers tend to misinterpret these risks. They offer an entertaining and illuminating guide to everyday decision-making.

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