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 »

Dinner with visitors from Stockholm

Hi community, A group of researchers from Stockholm university are coming to Toronto to meet with people involved in knowledge transfer. We are going to have dinner with them on October 13th, 5:30 – 7:30, at La Matignon, 51 St. Nicholas Street. This will be an opportunity for us to show off and talk to …

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PMC Canada: Making Canadian health research accessible to all

Canadians will soon have access to the latest health research findings with the launch of PubMed Central Canada (PMC Canada). Building on the successful PubMed Central archive developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, PMC Canada will help accelerate the creation of knowledge and facilitate its use by providing a freely accessible, Canada-based archive of peer-reviewed health science literature.

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Getting to Uptake: Leveraging Social Innovation for Practice Change

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Toronto Board of Trade
1 First Canadian Place, Toronto

Details and Event Registration:
http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Invitation.aspx?e=6cf2f0b3-94a5-4fd2-b61d-b41d86ecef6e

The symposium will bring new ideas from business and social media enterprise to a gathering of experts from the children’s sectors to explore how social media innovations and new thinking might leverage organizational or practice change in education and mental health.

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Incentives

http://www.labnews.co.uk/laboratory_article.php/4638/2/incentive-and-reward-key-to-good-knowledge-transfer- I know a number of you are interested in incentives and infrastructure supporting KTE.  There is a new study out of the UK that may be of some use in creating your own institutional arguments/arrangements.

Register now for “KTE 2.0: What’s the Point of 2.0?”

Join KTECOP for a half-day workshop to explore the impact of social media (wikis, blogs, twitter, RSS, etc.) on knowledge transfer and exchange. See the Draft Agenda for details. Monday, October 5, 2009 1:00-5:30 pm Gerstein Science Information Centre 9 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto This event is free of charge, but space is …

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Scientist Knowledge Translation Training Workshop

Hospital for Sick Children Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1 2009 Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Fee: $300 (includes KT Manual, KT Planning Template, KT Certificate of Completion) Limited registration to 25 people. Lunch served both days. See link for registration and curriculum details: http://guest.cvent.com/i.aspx?1Q,M3,b7d04d50-e547-4433-9b9d-46b6761a5d4a A well-developed knowledge translation (KT) plan is emerging …

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National Health Service

Hello, I recently attended a conference and Andre Picard, the keynote speaker mentioned that the National Health Service in England is utilizing Wed 2.0 technology very well on their website. I looked at it and thought it was great. Here is the website: www.nhs.uk. Thanks, Cynthia Neilson Institute for Work & Health

Job Posting: Knowledge Exchange Associate

CMHA Ontario is a provincial association committed to improving services and support for individuals with mental illness and to the promotion of mental health in Ontario.

We are seeking an experienced individual to contribute to the development and implementation of CMHA Ontario’s knowledge exchange strategy. Reporting to the Director of Knowledge Transfer, the Knowledge Exchange Associate will work closely with policy and program staff to plan and execute strategies to increase awareness and uptake of community mental health research, evidence-based policy recommendations and other forms of knowledge by a range of audiences for practice, planning and policy making.

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