Melanie Barwick

Looking for a User Perspective

by Melanie Barwick February 28, 2017

Dear KTECOP Community, Have you viewed and/or used these Implementation videos in your work?  I’m looking for a knowledge user to join me and share their perspective on a @nccmt webinar that will take place on April 5th from 12pm to 2:30pm. If you are willing to help out, please get in touch: Thank you!

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Sponsorship Opportunities Open for Upcoming Global Implementation Conference, Toronto, June 19-21 2017

by Melanie Barwick August 19, 2016

The 4th biennial Global Implementation Conference (GIC 2017) that will be held in Toronto, Canada on June 19-21, 2017. It is my pleasure to offer organizations interested in implementation of evidence with the opportunity to become a sponsor of the GIC 2017. The GIC is the leading international implementation conference in the world and aims […]

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2 Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Global Health Policy, starting 1 September 2016 for 3 years

by Melanie Barwick April 11, 2016

The Centre for Global Health Research within the Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint TWO excellent Postdoctoral researchers to support the work of Professor Devi Sridhar’s Wellcome Trust Investigator Award ‘The Economic Gaze: The World Bank’s Influence in Global Public Health’ by fully engaging in all aspects of the research programmes […]

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NCCPH Knowledge Translation Graduate Student Awards

by Melanie Barwick March 4, 2016

Goal The purpose of the awards is to recognize the work of graduate students regarding knowledge translation in public health in Canada. Award Up to three awards will be given annually at the CPHA Annual Conference. Travel, accommodation and registration fees will be covered up to a maximum of $1,500. See here for more details and […]

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$500 Scholarship: Attendance at Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum June 28-29 2016 Toronto

by Melanie Barwick February 1, 2016

Early-career professionals (<age 35) working in non-academic Canadian organizations are eligible to apply for a $500 scholarship to attend the KMb Forum in Toronto on June 28-29 2016. Details here: .  

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CMHA Conference, Together by Design – Call for Abstracts

by Melanie Barwick January 26, 2016

The Mental Health for All Conference 2016 will be an industry wide event, benefiting individuals and organizations across the mental health, mental illness and addiction sectors. Setting it apart will be the national focus on information sharing and partnership between industry thought leaders, researchers, policy makers, service providers and front line staff. As the premier […]

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Save Cochrane Canada: Restore Funding

by Melanie Barwick January 23, 2016

Evidence for Democracy (E4D) has mounted a petition to Health Minister Jane Philpott to restore funding for Cochrane Canada. Please visit to sign the petition and show your support. We would appreciate if you would distribute this information through your networks so they have the opportunity to sign and share, via Twitter and Facebook.

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Carol Weiss Prize for Early Career Researchers

by Melanie Barwick January 23, 2016

In the past 10 years Evidence & Policy has built a reputation as a leading journal in the field of evidence use in policy and practice. To mark its 10th anniversary, the journal is launching a new annual prize for early career researchers, created in memory of Carol Weiss, the journal’s first North American editor […]

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Vice President of Programs, Judge Baker Children’s Centre (Boston, MA)

by Melanie Barwick January 11, 2016

Judge Baker Children’s Centre is seeking a VP of Programs. The Vice President of Programs (VPP) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas and external business development. The position will report directly to the CEO and be a part of the senior management team that drives the overall strategy for the […]

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On the function and effectiveness of Knowledge Brokers

by Melanie Barwick November 24, 2015

New paper out today in Implementation Science on the effectiveness of Knowledge Brokers.  As suspected, we need more and better research in this area.  #KMb #KT Exploring the function and effectiveness of knowledge brokers as facilitators of knowledge translation in health-related settings: a systematic review and thematic analysis Catherine C. Bornbaum1,2*, Kathy Kornas1, Leslea Peirson4 […]

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