The Scottish Model for translating research into practice: Scottish Agricultural College’s unique role as a KTE provider

Thursday July 12, 2012

4:00-6:00 pm
Hospital for Sick Children
Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute
Room 1218, 123 Edward Street

Registration is free but space is limited.
Register online at scottishmodel.eventbrite.com

Siân Ringrose, Scottish Agricultural College, Assistant Researcher & KTE Practitioner

SAC (also known as the Scottish Agricultural College) is a large, innovative, knowledge-based organisation.  SAC’s mission is to enhance the rural economy and environment through supporting the development of land-based industries and communities.  We do this through our specialist research and development resources (SAC Research), education (SAC Learning) and training provision and expert advisory and consultancy services (SAC Consulting).

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Knowledge Translation Specialist (Level Two)

Echo is an agency of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care with a mandate to act as a catalyst to improve health, wellbeing, and equity for women. At a critical time for our health care system, Echo will improve women’s health and well-being by focusing on women’s unique health needs and issues, developing and supporting innovative programs, educating health professionals, and supporting change.  As the provincial advisor on women’s health to the Government of Ontario, we are working to ensure Ontario is at the forefront of improving women’s health.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director, Knowledge Translation, the KT Specialist (Level Two) will provide leadership for their portfolio, which will include building and delivering plans, seeking advice and collaborating as appropriate, and utilizing research to stimulate change that benefits women in Ontario (particularly in relation to the sexual and reproductive health portfolio, a priority area for Echo’s work). This role includes supporting Echo in using knowledge mobilization strategies, methodologies and tools; researching industry trends and policy developments in order to identify implications and to recommend approaches or projects which support the achievement of Echo’s mandate; building and managing relationships with agencies, researchers and other partners to influence policy and advance Echo’s mandate; and contributing to the design of communication and web-based activities to reach diverse stakeholders.

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CAG pre workshop: Using Knowledge Networks to Inform and Transform the Business of Knowledge Transfer and Exchange

Dr. Salinda Horgan (Providence Care and Queen’s U) and Deirdre Luesby (Seniors Health Research Transfer Network) are hosting a half day pre-conference workshop at CAG in Ottawa on Friday, October 21, 2011, 8:30am – 12:00pm entitled:   Using Knowledge Networks to Inform and Transform the Business of Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Details on the workshop are …

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“Bring a Friend to the CoP”: Presentations and Networking

Bring a Friend to the CoP, June 17, 2010 Two presentations and a networking reception are planned for Thursday, June 17, 4:30-7:30pm, at the Faculty Club, University of Toronto, 41 Wilcocks Street, Toronto. Dr. Melanie Barwick (SickKids/U Toronto) will present on “Results of the KT Professionals Survey: Building a Competency Framework and Professional Certification Program” …

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KTECOP Survey: Help us plan our 2010/2011 meetings and workshops

Dear Community,

We are delighted to tell you that the KTECOP has received funding from CIHR to support our meetings and workshops in 2010/2011. In late November 2009, we submitted a grant application entitled “Knowledge Translation Community of Practice Linkages and Meetings” to the CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant: Knowledge Translation Program. Our application was approved for $7,950. Out of 37 applications submitted, ours was ranked tenth!

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