Recruiting for COVID-19 study on stigma, fear, and misinformation

Looking for healthcare providers and policymakers! Consider participating in a research study with the Knowledge Translation Program to share your thoughts and perceptions on how stigma, fear and misinformation spreads during a pandemic or public health crisis. We are aiming to develop tools to combat stigma, fear and misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic and other …

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COVID-19 delays Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

COVID-19 delays #CKF20 In light of public health concerns related to the coronavirus, Research Impact Canada and the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization are postponing the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, originally scheduled for June 8-9. The new date is November 24-25 and remains at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We remain committed to co-creating a …

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Inspiring Change: creating impact with evidence-based implementation, free online mini-course is open for a limited time

Change is hard. Learning about implementation science can help. Inspiring Change, a free mini-course, provides easy-to-follow guidance on how to use best practices from implementation science to improve outcomes. Implementation science looks at how to move ideas and innovations into action. It can help you break down the process of explaining and enacting change into …

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One day left! Register for “Are we making a difference? Robust approaches to planning, monitoring and achieving outcomes”

You have only one day to register for the KTE COP Toronto Chapter’s next speaking event with Dr. Sarah Morton, Director, Outcome Focus and Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh. Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Time: 4 – 6 PM (Eastern Time) This event will be available by webinar or in person at: Institute for Work …

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new on-demand workshop: Connecting People and Science in a Post-truth World

Do you communicate science or knowledge to stakeholders, the public, patients, parents? Do you have to debunk myths or celebrity-driven nonsense? Is your message getting through? Thanks to a growing distrust of science, the establishment, authority and expertise (not to mention the growing footprint of celebrities, social media, narcissism-related behaviours, fake news and plain old …

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Looking for suggestions for the 2020-2021 KTECOP speaker line-up

The Toronto Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice (KTECOP) coordinating committee is planning the line-up of events for 2020-2021 and are looking for speakers who can discuss KTE practices, research on KTE effectiveness, and other related KTE activities. If you’re interested in speaking at a KTECOP event, or would like to suggest a speaker, …

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Call for Content: Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2020 #CKF20

Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2020 The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was created in 2012 as a professional development forum for practitioners and professionals working in knowledge mobilization across fields and sectors. The theme for 2020 is: Welcoming New Talent, Skills, and Perspectives The welcoming theme honours the history of Pier 21 and new talent, skills, …

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Accepting Applications: Knowledge Translation Professional Certificate (KTPC) – March 23-27, 2020

APPLICATIONS DUE WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 4th, 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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Registration is Open! Specialist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTT) – January 23-24, 2020

The Specialist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM) course is a two-day professional development opportunity. The program, which has been offered for over ten years, was developed on the premise that scientists, practitioners, educators, health promoters and others are agents of change in creating impact, promoting research utilization, and ensuring that evidence reaches the appropriate audiences. There …

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Enrollment to The Center for Implementation’s comprehensive 6-week online course – “Designing for Implementation” – is now open

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. Our mission at The Center for Implementation is to accelerate the application of implementation science to improve outcomes. Designing for Implementation is a new …

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