Registration is Open! Specialist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTT) – September 9-10, 2019

The Specialist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM) course is a two-day professional development opportunity. The program, which has been offered for over ten years, was developed on the premise that scientists, practitioners, educators, health promoters and others are agents of change in creating impact, promoting research utilization, and ensuring that evidence reaches the appropriate audiences. There …

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Health Promoters (x3) and Epidemiologist (x1) Positions

Peterborough Public Health has four positions currently posted for: Health Promoters: Two (2) Regular Full -Time and One (1) Temporary Full-Time Epidemiologist – One (1) Regular Full-Time For full job posting information, please visit our website at: https://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/careers/ Deadline for application is Wednesday, July 24th at 4:00 p.m. When you apply, please place your first …

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Join CFHI as a Knowledge Translation (KT) Lead!

Are you passionate about healthcare improvement in Canada? Do you have a knack for making information that’s important about healthcare improvement accessible to multiple audiences? Are you highly self-motivated with a commitment to continuous improvement? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic team? If this sounds like you, join CFHI and let’s make change happen! …

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New KMb Journal Club – Assessing the Impact of Healthcare Research: A Systematic Review of Methodological Frameworks

This journal club post is for the following article Cruz Rivera, S., Kyte, D.G., Aiyegbusi, O.L., Keeley, T.J., & Calvert, M.J. (2017). Assessing the impact of healthcare research: A systematic review of methodological frameworks. PLoS Medicine 14(8): e1002370. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002370   The journal club post can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/30Fp4AW   Research Impact Canada (RIC) is …

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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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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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