Register Today! Specialist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTT) for Graduate Students – May 8th, 2019

The Specialist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM) workshop for graduate students is a professional development opportunity for aspiring researchers, clinicians and educators. The course focuses on knowledge translation (KT) practice, planning tools, and ensuring that research findings reach the appropriate audiences.   This one-day version of the SKTT workshop will be held on Wednesday May 8th, 2019 …

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New #KMb Journal Club: The Dos and Don’ts of Influencing Policy: A Systematic Review of Advice to Academics

First posted on Mobilize This! Oliver, K. & Cairney, P. (2019). The dos and don’ts of influencing policy: A systematic review of advice to academics. Palgrave Communications, 5(21). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0232-y Abstract Many academics have strong incentives to influence policymaking but may not know where to start. We searched systematically for, and synthesised, the ‘how to’ advice …

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Practicing Knowledge Translation (PKT) Course – April 8-12, 2019

The Knowledge Translation (KT) Program at St. Michael’s Hospital is offering Practicing Knowledge Translation (PKT), a 5-day workshop from April 8th to 12th. at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute in Toronto, Canada. This workshop is designed for health professionals interested in learning how to apply Knowledge Translation (KT) to put research evidence into practice. There are …

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Apply by Friday March 22nd! Knowledge Translation Professional Certificate (KTPC) – June 3-7, 2019

APPLICATIONS DUE FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2019! KTPC is a five-day professional development initiative for knowledge translation (KT) professionals (ie. knowledge brokers, KT specialists, KT managers). Participation in this week-long intensive requires some background in KT. The curriculum focuses on the core competencies of KT work in Canada, as identified by a survey of KT practitioners. These competencies …

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New KMb Journal Club: Ten-point guidelines for an effective process of research impact assessment

This month’s journal club is on the following article: Adam, P., Ovseiko, P.V., Grant, J., Graham, K.E.A., Boukhris, O.F., Dowd, A-M., Balling, G.V., Christensen, R.N., Pollitt, A., Taylor, M., Sued, O., Hinrichs-Krapels, S., Solans‐Domènech, M., Chorzempa, H., & the International School on Research Impact Assessment (ISRIA). (2018). ISRIA statement: Ten-point guidelines for an effective process of …

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Research and Knowledge Translation & Exchange Specialist – Alzheimer Society of Canada

The Alzheimer Society’s vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Our mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and to promote research. OUR VALUES Collaboration Accountability Respect Excellence The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to building a workforce …

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Banff Science Communication Immersive Program

The renowned Banff Science Communications program is a nine-day residency experience for mid-career and advanced professionals interested in science and society. Participants work with some of the world’s leading science communicators to explore different media with the goal of fostering a more engaging role for science in public culture. When?: July 13 to 21, 2019 …

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Job Posting: Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator

Located within the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University and led by Christopher DeLuca, the Classroom Assessment Research Team (CART) works to rethink classroom assessment theory and practice through leading empirical scholarship. CART explores the complexities of educational assessment in schools across several nationally funded projects and in partnership with colleagues from around the world. …

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Attention KTECOP Members

The KTECOP listserv (exchange@ktecop.ca) will be discontinued as of February 1, 2019. All members of KTECOP with still have the ability to share news, events, and job postings via the website. Email notifications will now be sent automatically from the website, rather than manually through the listserv. To receive email notifications when new content is …

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Knowledge mobilization journal club: Assessing health research and innovation impact: Evolution of a framework and tools in Alberta, Canada

This month’s journal club comes care of the impact assessment team at Alberta Innovates. It is for their article: Graham, K.E.R., Langlois-Klassen, D., Adam, S.A.M., Chan, L., & Chorzempa, H. (2018) Assessing health research and innovation impact: Evolution of a framework and tools in Alberta, Canada. Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analysis, 3, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3389/frma.2018.00025 …

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