Accepting Applications: Knowledge Translation Professional Certificate (KTPC) – October 21-25, 2019

APPLICATIONS DUE WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7, 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 include …

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New mini-course Inspiring Change: Creating impact with evidence-based implementation

Change is hard. Learning about implementation science can help. Understanding and applying implementation science to your own work can be both rewarding and daunting. Most people want easy-to-follow guidance on how to use the best practices from implementation science to inform their own projects and work. A free mini-course on applying implementation science Our mission at The Center for Implementation is to …

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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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Increasing uptake through the use of ethical frameworks in KT design

To explore the use of ethical frameworks in the design of knowledge translation (KT) projects.  This seminar by Simone Holligan was hosted by the Toronto chapter of the KTE CoP. Get a copy of Dr. Holligan’s presentation here: KTE-COP_Explore ethical frameworks_S Holligan_May 9 DATE: May 9, 2018 TIME: 4 – 6 PM (EST) This event was presented IN …

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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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“Act: Transforming Knowledge into Action” runs April 8-June 2, 2019

Registration is now open for Act: Transforming Knowledge into Action, the third course in the University of Guelph’s Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization. After “Inform” and “Engage”, this course focuses on the final stage in the KMb continuum, where evidence is transformed into decisions and practices at the system, organization, community and individual level. This course begins …

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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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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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New knowledge mobilization journal club: 2 articles on implementation

This month’s journal club comes from Anneliese Poetz, Kids Brain Health Network. She has reviewed two articles in one journal club post so this post is longer than the usual posts as there is more content to cover but she relates the two articles. Durlak, J. A. & DuPre, E. P. (2008).Implementation matters: A review …

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SickKids KT Program launches The KTPC Casebook: Building KT Friendly Organizations in Healthcare and Beyond

Are you looking to build a new KT Program but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you are interested in growing an existing KT program and making it more visible? The SickKids KT program has launched a new casebook describing 10 different KT programs and their approaches. The casebook is written by alumni of our Knowledge …

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