KTE News

$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: .http://www.knowledgemobilization.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Kstar-Scholarship-Guidelines-Feb-2016.pdf  

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Call for applications for the Paula Goering Collaborative Research and Knowledge Translation Award

by Angela Yip January 30, 2016

Submit your application for the Paula Goering 2016 Award! This award recognizes an innovative researcher-knowledge user collaborative project for integrated knowledge translation in the area of mental health and addictions. The deadline for applications is March 11, 2016.

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Looking for advice on facilitating a report back

by Cynthia Neilson January 28, 2016

Our organization often hosts knowledge exchange events which include small group activities followed by a report back to the full group. We are finding that these report backs are often repetitive and not all that helpful to participants. Does anyone have any good advice on interesting/innovative ways to do a report back? Thanks, Cynthia Neilson […]

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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 https://evidencefordemocracy.ca/en/savecochranecanada 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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Call for Content: Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16

by David Phipps December 11, 2015

On behalf of the Board of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and the Chair and Planning Committee of the 2016 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16,  it is our pleasure to announce the Call for Content for #CKF16 The theme for this year is: Systems and Sustainability – Creating enduring Knowledge Mobilization. CKF16 is June 28-29, 2016 […]

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Program Associate position at the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

by Purnima Sundar November 26, 2015

The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health (the Centre) is currently recruiting for a Program Associate to staff our rapid review service. The Program Associate, Knowledge Mobilization serves as a provincial resource to gather, share and use knowledge to strengthen child and youth mental health care. The Program Associate has expertise in knowledge […]

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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. http://tinyurl.com/npnrjpb  #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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