David Yetman’s Knowledge Broker Story: Laughter-the secret ingredient in being a change agent

David Yetman has contributed a story to the Knowledge Broker Story Series.  I love the part where he tries to describe what he does to his mother.  This has been an issue most of my life.  My mother just wants me to be happy (my mother-in-law suspects I may have mob connections). David brings a …

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David Phipps’ Knowledge Broker Story: How to go from broke to broker in 17 short years

David has contributed his personal story of how he became a knowledge broker. I think that the concept of empathy that he brings up is an important and under explored concept that may be part of a larger discussion we might want to have.  This reminds me that in classic Greek education we studied logos, …

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Visit from Stockholm University and Uppsala University to York University

Join us for this event at York University Friday, October 16, 2009 Visit from Stockholm University and Uppsala University York Lanes 280N Draft Agenda 9:30 am            Arrival at Keele Campus, York University Coffee, Continental Breakfast and Networking Time 10:00 am          Opening Remarks David Phipps, Director of Research Services and Knowledge Exchange, York U 10:10 am          …

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PMC Canada: Making Canadian health research accessible to all

Canadians will soon have access to the latest health research findings with the launch of PubMed Central Canada (PMC Canada). Building on the successful PubMed Central archive developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, PMC Canada will help accelerate the creation of knowledge and facilitate its use by providing a freely accessible, Canada-based archive of peer-reviewed health science literature.

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Incentives

http://www.labnews.co.uk/laboratory_article.php/4638/2/incentive-and-reward-key-to-good-knowledge-transfer- I know a number of you are interested in incentives and infrastructure supporting KTE.  There is a new study out of the UK that may be of some use in creating your own institutional arguments/arrangements.

National Health Service

Hello, I recently attended a conference and Andre Picard, the keynote speaker mentioned that the National Health Service in England is utilizing Wed 2.0 technology very well on their website. I looked at it and thought it was great. Here is the website: www.nhs.uk. Thanks, Cynthia Neilson Institute for Work & Health

Brainstorm of KTE/KMb opportunities for Fall 2009/Winter & Spring 2010

Hello Community, Pardon the late notice but I just thought of this in reaction to Scott’s message. Before breaking for a summer holiday, I have decided to briefly visit Toronto for meetings on Monday, July 6 and Tuesday,  July 7.  I am staying at the Sheraton Hotel downtown and would be interested in meeting for …

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Announcing the launch of the KT Clearinghouse Website

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of KT Canada, the Knowledge Translation Program of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital, the University of Toronto, and the KT Branch of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, I am pleased to announce the launch of the KT Clearinghouse website: http://ktclearinghouse.ca.

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