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Scientist Knowledge Translation Training

Toronto, Ontario
March 24-25,  2011

Hospital for Sick Children

A well-developed knowledge translation (KT) plan is emerging as a proposal requirement for health research in Canada and abroad, and there is greater attention to research utilization and research impact. The SKTT™ training course was developed on the premise that scientists are agents of change in creating research impact, promoting research utilization, and ensuring their research findings reach the appropriate audiences. There is a skill set surrounding KT practice, and it is these competencies that the training course was designed to impart.

Course Objectives

  • Participants will develop improved understanding and knowledge related to KT and its context within the social, political, and research community
  • Participants will learn about the evidence-base underlying KT strategies and develop awareness of how to evaluate impact
  • Participants will learn to develop KT plans using a the KT Planning Template©
  • Participants will improve their abilities for communicating research findings to multiple (non-academic) audiences
  • Participants will improve their understanding and skills related to sharing research knowledge through the media
  • Participants will develop appreciation and skills related to linking with policy makers

Training Course Registration: $450.00

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