Expressions of Interest to shape Brain Canada supported research

Background: Brain Canada is currently developing programs to bridge translational gaps for brain health innovations and is seeking input from the brain research community to help shape them. The translational programs are a key component of Brain Canada’s application to the Strategic Science Fund (SSF) – the Federal government’s new approach aimed at improving the …

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KTE Associate position at the Institute for Work & Health

The Institute for Work & Health is currently seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Knowledge Transfer & Exchange (KTE) Associate.  Application deadline is October 23, 2020. The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization. Our mission is to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of …

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Banff Science Communication Immersive Program

The renowned Banff Science Communications program is a nine-day residency experience for mid-career and advanced professionals interested in science and society. Participants work with some of the world’s leading science communicators to explore different media with the goal of fostering a more engaging role for science in public culture. When?: July 13 to 21, 2019 …

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Institutional research impact assessment in the global context and a tool to help us do it

The Toronto KTE-COP Chapter hosted this event with a presentation by David J. Phipps, the Executive Director of Research & Innovation Services at York University. Download the slides from the event here: Research impact assessment Phipps D 2018 Event Details Date: Thursday December 6, 2018 Time: 4 to 6 PM In person: 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9 Via …

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A new KTE approach for moving best evidence into best practice

A presentation by Dr. Johnny Dyreborg, a visiting occupational health and safety researcher from Denmark. Event Details Wednesday, June 27, 2018 4-5 pm Institute for Work & Health 481 University, Suite 800 Toronto Description In this presentation, Dr. Johnny Dyreborg will summarize findings from a systematic literature review on the effectiveness of safety interventions and …

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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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