NEWS AND EVENTS


Join the Toronto chapter of the KTE CoP on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 4-6 pm EST, to explore organizational-level factors that facilitate knowledge translation.

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Knowledge Broker opportunity with Evidence to Care at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

by Shauna Kingsnorth January 9, 2018

Location: Toronto Competition Number: RES-18-00001 Deadline: January 15, 2018 Evidence to Care is looking for a Knowledge Broker to join the POND Network team. The Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND) Network is a large research initiative carrying out biomedical studies aimed at improving long-term outcomes of children with ASD, ADHD, OCD and ID. The […]

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Young KT Enthusiast

by Deepkiran Tung December 22, 2017

Dear Members, I am a Global Health Professional with experience in Program Management (HIV/AIDS programs) and would love the opportunity to work in the field of Knowledge Translation. Are there any volunteer opportunities to gain experience apart from regular job postings? If so kindly share. Thank you for your help. -Deepkiran

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Impact of Science 2018: Finding shared approaches to assess, enable and accelerate impact on society

by Scott Mitchell December 16, 2017

The political momentum and current research eco-system in Canada are an excellent and indeed inspirational context to foster the worldwide debates on impact. In line with Canadian prospects and initiatives the AESIS annual conference will focus on finding shared approaches for assessing, enabling and accelerating the societal impact of science. June 14-15, 2018, Ottawa.

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Job Posting: Director, Innovation at CIFAR

by Scott Mitchell December 10, 2017

CIFAR’s core purpose is to create knowledge that enriches human life and leads to a better future for Canada and the world. Reporting to the Vice-President of Knowledge Outreach, the Director of Innovation is responsible for pro-actively contributing to the knowledge mobilization (KM) strategy for the Institute with direct responsibility for the Institute’s annual KM plans for the business and R&D sectors.

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What is Practicing Knowledge Translation (PKT)?

by Scott Mitchell December 10, 2017

This workshop is designed for health professionals interested in learning more about implementing change using best practices in KT.

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Job Posting: Two Postdoctoral Fellowships (1) Knowledge Acquisition and Translation (2) Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization

by Dorina Simeonov November 20, 2017

Job Descriptions for Two (2) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) (1) One in Knowledge Acquisition and Translation (KA/KT) from / to academic researchers, federal, provincial and territorial policy-makers (and other sources) regarding existing practices and services toward seniors’ health (aging and eldercare) (2) One in Knowledge Exchange and Mobilization (KE/KM) transferring / disseminating knowledge, being a knowledge broker, engaging stakeholders such […]

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Call for Abstracts is now open for Momentum: Research Realized Conference 2018

by Laura C. Ball November 20, 2017

Call for Abstracts – Momentum: Research Realized Conference 2018 #WRIConference2018 The Call for Abstracts for the 6th annual Waypoint Research Institute Conference – now re-branded as Momentum: Research Realized – is open! This conference focuses on health promotion, knowledge translation, implementation, and other emerging and inspiring research relevant to the mental health and addictions sector. In […]

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Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health

by Scott Mitchell November 17, 2017

On May 8-10 2018, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research will be co-hosting Fuse 2018, the 4th Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health. In partnership with the BC Ministry of Health, the Public Health Association of BC and the United Kingdom’s Fuse Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, UPDATE: Due to overwhelming interest in the past week, the abstract committee has decided to extend the Fuse 2018 abstract submission deadline by one week. The updated deadline is 4 p.m. PST, November 27, 2017.

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Knowledge Broker Position

by Michelle Grouchy November 14, 2017

Knowledge Broker Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging Closing Date: November 30, 2017 JOB DESCRIPTION Reports to Manager or Directors Accountable to RIA Team Terms 24-month contract; full time BACKGROUND: The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is a charitable non-profit organization that partners with the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College, and Schlegel Villages to enhance […]

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