Welcome to KTECOP

The Canadian Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice (KTECOP) is a network of KTE practitioners and researchers who share KTE practices and experience, build peer relationships for information exchange and support, build KTE capacity, advance knowledge of KTE effectiveness, and share KTE events, job opportunities and other related KTE activities. More »

Job opportunity: Research & Knowledge Mobilization Analyst

Your communication and research expertise is required by the Ontario Ministry of Education to develop mechanisms for the effective promotion/communication of the ministry’s research strategy to support evidence-based policy and program development. Application deadline: Monday, November 17, 2008. For details, see http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?JobID=13132

Knowledge Transfer Strategies Need to Engage Citizens to Be Successful

Canadian Policy Research Networks has published several presentations from the recent Knowledge in Motion Conference (October 16-18, 2008) at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland. The October 30, 2008 edition of CPRN’s e-newsletter notes: “Successfully transferring knowledge is essential for research institutions seeking to influence public policy and lay the groundwork for implementing change. At …

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From the Chairs: A Discussion of Knowledge Translation Research

Come to the KTE Community of Practice dinner and panel discussion, on Monday, November 17, 2008, 6-9 pm, at Matignon Restaurant, 51 St. Nicholas Street, Toronto. Cost: $40. This evening will not only feature excellent French cuisine but will provide the KTE Community of Practice members with an opportunity to hear updates and discussion from …

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Community of Practice presentation now online

Melanie Barwick’s presentation from the September 25 KTECOP meeting, on developing a community of practice, is now online. See Developing a Community of Practice Model. Background reading materials are also available.

Job Posting: Knowledge Transfer & Exchange Associate

The KTE department at the Institute for Work and Health is looking for a knowledge transfer associate. Please see the job description below. Please contact Jane Gibson with your expressions of interest at 416-927-2027 ext 2150 or jgibson@iwh.on.ca. JOB TITLE: Knowledge Transfer & Exchange Associate DEPARTMENT: Knowledge Transfer & Exchange REPORTS TO: Director, Knowledge Transfer …

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KT08: Forum for the Future presentations available online

Documents and presentations from “Knowledge Translation 2008: Forum for the Future” (Banff, Alberta, June 2008) are now available online. The forum provided an opportunity for individuals engaged in advancing the science and impact of knowledge translation to share, discuss and lay a foundation for advancing the global field in research and application. Also available are presentations from the …

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Room change for KTECOP meeting on September 25

Please note that the room number has changed for our next KTECOP meeting on Thursday, September 25. The location is now Room T321 (third floor of research tower), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street (Russell and Spadina). Join us for a presentation by Melanie Barwick on “Developing a Community of Practice Model for …

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PHSI Partnership Development Funds – apply now

Background: CIHR’s Partnerships for Health System Improvement (PHSI) program has been revitalized, strengthened and improved.  The next two launches of the PHSI competition are planned for December 2008 and June 2009.  Recognizing the effort, time and expense involved in building meaningful partnerships between researchers and decision makers, CIHR is now offering new PHSI Partnership Development …

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Director, Knowledge Transfer and Program Communications – Ottawa

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) is seeking a Director, Knowledge Transfer and Program Communications. The Director is responsible for developing and delivering strategies and tools to increase the uptake and utilization of CADTH products and services. For details, see www.rayberndtson.ca/en/careers/7942.

Knowledge in Motion 2008

The Knowledge in Motion conference will take place October 16-18, 2008, in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Registration is now live at www.knowledgeinmotion2008.ca. For information on registration procedures only, contact Paula Tulk, Conference Services, Memorial University, at (709) 737-4003 or by e-mail at ptulk@mun.ca. For information on all other conference matters contact Paul Murphy, Knowledge …

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