SIRC disseminates knowledge.
Credible, evidence-based research can’t just be published – it also needs to be mobilized. SIRC develops messaging and communications expertise to help new research resonate with the sport and physical activity sector, and with the Canadian public.
SIRC maximizes the reach of its message through collaboration and content partnerships. By working closely with strategic partner organizations, SIRC can target specific audiences within the sport and physical activity sector.
SIRC works with media partners to reach Canadians from coast to coast to coast.
Through a relationship with Bell Media, SIRC led the biggest media campaign launched in Canada to raise awareness about concussions in sport and how to properly manage them. Learn more.
SIRC partners with National Sport Organizations (NSO’s) and Multi-Sport Organizations (MSO’s) on a range of communication and marketing initiatives. Whether it’s providing media analytics services, media dissemination services, or another communication challenge, SIRC can provide guidance.
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Through close collaboration between SIRC, Parachute Canada, experts in the field of concussion, and key partners in the sport and physical activity sector, Canada has emerged as a leader in concussion safety in sport.
Visit SIRC’s concussion page for more details.
SIRC partners with PHE Canada to get concussion resources into the physical and health education sector. Through online and in-person distribution channels, SIRC and PHE Canada ensure credible concussion management resources are reaching the hands and gym walls of phys-ed teachers.
Learn more about how PHE Canada is leveraging SIRC’s concussion resources in the school system.
As Canada’s trusted source of sport information and resources, SIRC’s newsletters are an integral resource for the sport sector, and SIRC’s social media channels play a role in building evidence-based awareness on key topics across the country.
- Canadian Sport Daily, SIRC’s daily newsletter is the must-read email for daily knowledge, data, news, jobs and more. It reaches Canada’s sport and physical activity sector, including national, provincial/territorial and community level organizations. Subscribe now.
- SIRC Talks is an exciting YouTube series showcasing innovative areas of sport research. We’re bringing together diverse voices and experts to showcase how new research is impacting Canadian sport, and vice versa. Subscribe now.
- Social media – follow SIRC on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram.
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An essential part of improving sport service delivery is program evaluation. Program evaluation allows sport organizations to understand how their programs or initiatives work in different ways. However, many organizations receive insufficient training or lack the capacity (staff, funding or time) to engage in evaluative work (Carman & Fredericks, 2010). One way that sport organizations can boost capacity for evaluation is to involve students and volunteers. Indeed, there are many examples of graduate students partnering with sport organizations to evaluate programs as part of fulfilling their degree requirements. These include evaluations of the True Sport Foundation’s initiatives (Lawrason et al., 2021), Golf […]