British Columbia News

BCKTCoP – October 9 2014 – Presentation materials available

by Melissa Ashman October 23, 2014

On October 9, 2014, Chris McBride, Executive Director, Spinal Cord Injury BC, presented on community partnership and partner engagement at the BC KT CoP chapter meeting. The presentation slide deck and recording are now available. Slide deck Presentation recording  

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2014-2015 meeting schedule of the BC KT CoP now available

by Melissa Ashman September 18, 2014

The 2014-2015 meeting schedule of the BC Knowledge Translation Community of Practice is now available. Access the schedule All with an interest in KT, regardless of background, area, or experience, are welcome to participate. If you would like to receive e-notifications about upcoming meetings (including meeting reminders), please join the BC KT CoP online AND email

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BC KT CoP Strategic Plan Draft

by Melissa Ashman August 22, 2014

BC Knowledge Translation Community of Practice (BC KT CoP) Strategic Plan 2014 – 2017 Background The BC Knowledge Translation Community of Practice (BC KT CoP) is a chapter of the national Canadian Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice. For additional information on the organizational structure and background information on the national body, please refer […]

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MSFHR Science Policy Fellowships

by Lupin Battersby October 8, 2013

Dear Colleagues, The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR), in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and CIHR’s Institute of Aboriginal People’s Health is excited to announce the launch of a knowledge translation funding opportunity. Our provincial partners, the British Columbia Ministry of Health, First Nations Health Authority, Interior Health, and […]

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KT Coordinator Position in Vancouver

by Gayle Scarrow July 24, 2013

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) in Vancouver, BC is looking for a full-time KT Coordinator to work with our team to coordinate and execute all activities in the Foundation’s KT plan. Organizational background:  MSFHR is BC’s health research funding agency. We harness the power of health research to improve the health of British […]

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Health Research Strategy for BC Survey

by Lupin Battersby June 6, 2013

Dear BC KT CoP Members, I wanted to bring you up to speed on MSFHR’s activities to date with respect to the development of a health research strategy for BC. As you may be aware, the Foundation was endorsed to facilitate the process; a preliminary planning phase in fall 2012 included the establishment of an […]

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Knowledge Translation Training Opportunity with KT Canada

by Megan Schellenberg February 19, 2013

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) is excited to partner with KT Canada on their 2013 Summer Institute for Knowledge Translation. Call for Applications This year’s theme is “Challenges in the Science and Practice of Knowledge Translation”.  The Summer Institute will be held in Hamilton, ON from June 17-19, 2013. This competition is […]

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MSFHR new trainee awards for post-doctoral fellows

by Lupin Battersby January 29, 2013

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) has launched a new funding competition for trainee awards for post-doctoral fellows.  More information including guidelines and instructions can be found on their website. New this year is a research area for knowledge translation (KT) science. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to increase the understanding […]

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2013 Webinar Series on Using Evidence

by Megan Schellenberg December 5, 2012

Cochrane Canada Live presents you with a variety of learning opportunities that you can experience online and at no charge. Cochrane Canada released The Cochrane Collaboration’s first webinar series in 2009, and it has since proven to be a favourite medium of training among Cochrane members, internationally. To learn more, or to register for their […]

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Research: Planning for Impacts

by Megan Schellenberg June 25, 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 12:00pm – 1:30pm Michael Smith Laboratories, Lecture Theater (Room 102) University of British Columbia, 2185 East Mall, Vancouver, BC Speakers: Dr Evan Wood and Robyn Sussel Moderator: Lucie McNeil An effective communications strategy can benefit the entire research project lifecycle, from engaging stakeholders in project development, to mobilizing research outputs in […]

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