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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Planning for sustainability of evidence-based programs and practices

KTECOP Toronto met on March 21st to learn about “Planning for sustainability of evidence-based programs and practices”, presented by Alekhya Mascarenhas. See the webinar here Get the slides here Literature on sustainability of evidence-based programs and practices: a) Developing a comprehensive definition of sustainability b) Sustainability framework c) Sustainability of evidence-based interventions and practices in …

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Registration is open! Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, Course 2: Sept.18 to Nov.12

Course 2 of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization, “Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence”, will be offered online from September 18 to November 12, 2017. Register by July 28, 2017 and take advantage of early bird savings! The course The creation of productive contexts for knowledge mobilization (KMb) requires acting on the …

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List of resources and process suggestions to help NGOs deal with data requests from researchers

KTECOP member Anne Bergen has posted a list of resources and process suggestions to help NGOs deal with data requests from researchers. These resources were sent in response to a request sent to the KTECOP.ca listserv, the CBPR mail list, and the CFICE project, asking for recommendations about “resources aimed at community partners/NGOs who are …

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McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

McMaster University is pleased to announce the launch of the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal, a new online resource that will provide health professionals and the general public with trusted, evidence-based information about how to stay healthy, active and engaged as we grow older. The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal brings together research evidence about clinical, public …

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