Five Principles for the Practice of Knowledge Exchange in Environmental Management

Reed, M. S., Stringer, L. C., Fazey, I., Evely, A. C. & Kruijsen, J. H. J. (2014) Five principles for the practice of knowledge exchange in environmental management. Journal of Environmental Management, 146, 337-345. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030147971400365X Abstract This paper outlines five principles for effective practice of knowledge exchange, which when applied, have the potential to significantly

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Knowledge Transfer Activities in Social Sciences and Humanities: Explaining the Interactions of Research Groups with Non-Academic Agents

Olmos-Penuela, J., Castro-Martinez, E., & D’Este P. (2014). Knowledge transfer activities in social sciences and humanities: Explaining the interactions of research groups with non-academic agents. Research Policy, 43(4), 696-706. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2013.12.004 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048733313002230 Abstract The aim of this research is to achieve a better understanding of the processes underlying knowledge transfer (KT) in social sciences and humanities (SSH).

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Using the Knowledge to Action Framework in Practice: A Citation Analysis and Systematic Review

Field, B., Booth, A., Ilott, I. & Gerrish, K. (2014). Using the Knowledge to Action Framework in practice: A citation analysis and systematic review. Implementation Science, 9, 172 http://www.implementationscience.com/content/9/1/172 Abstract Background: Conceptual frameworks are recommended as a way of applying theory to enhance implementation efforts. The Knowledge to Action (KTA) Framework was developed in

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Engaging Stakeholders in Rehabilitation Research: A Scoping Review of Strategies Used in Partnership and Evaluation of Impacts

Camden, C., Shikako-Thomas, K., Nguyen, T., Graham, E., Thomas, A., Sprung, J., Morris, & C., Russell, D.J. (2014). Engaging stakeholders in rehabilitation research: A scoping review of strategies used in partnership and evaluation of impacts. Disability and Rehabilitation, 37(15), 1390-1400. http://informahealthcare.com/doi/pdf/10.3109/09638288.2014.963705 Abstract Purpose: To describe how stakeholder engagement has been undertaken and evaluated in

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Research Funder Required Research Partnerships: A Qualitative Inquiry

Sibbald, S. L., Tetroe, J. & Graham, I.D. (2014). Research funder required research partnerships: A qualitative inquiry. Implementation Science,9(176), doi:10.1186/s13012-014-0176-y. http://www.implementationscience.com/content/9/1/176. Abstract Background: Researchers and funding agencies are increasingly showing interest in the application of research findings and focusing attention on engagement of knowledge-users in the research process as a means of increasing the uptake of

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Uncovering the Benefits of Participatory Research: Implications of a Realist Review for Health Research and Practice

Jagosh, J., Macaulay, A. C., Pluye, P., Salsberg, J., Bush, P. L.,Henderson, J., Sirett, E., Wong, G., Cargo, M., Herbert, C. P.,Seifer, S. D., Green, L. W., Greenhalgh, T. (2012). Uncovering the benefits of participatory research: Implications of a realist review for health research and practice. Milbank Quarterly, 90(2), 311–346. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3460206/ Abstract Context: Participatory

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The Art of Listening / L’art d’écouter

Usually comfortable with talking, and rarely short of an opinion, David Phipps reflects on listening as a key skill for knowledge brokers. Très à l’aise dans la parole et rarement à court d’opinion, David Phipps réfléchit à la capacité d’écoute comme qualité essentielle des courtiers de connaissance. In this video Budd Hall

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How Can We Support the Use of Systematic Reviews in Policymaking?

Lavis, J. N. (2009). How can we support the use of systematic reviews in policymaking? PLoS Med, 6(11), e1000141. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000141 http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1000141 Abstract Policymakers need many types of research evidence-synthesized and packaged for them-and the use of this evidence supported in multiple complementary ways. Stakeholders who seek to influence the policymaking process have the

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Evaluating Health Research Impact: Development and Implementation of the Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions Impact Framework

Graham, K. E. R., Chorzempa, P. A., Valentine, P. A., & Magnan, J. (2012). Evaluating health research impact: Development and implementation of the Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions impact framework. Research Evaluation, 21(5), 354-367. http://rev.oxfordjournals.org/content/21/5/354 Abstract Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS) is a Canadian-based, publicly funded, not-for-profit, provincial health research and innovation organization mandated

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Knowledge Translation is like Cellophane

This week's blog first appeared on the NeuroDevNet Blog on October 9, 2014 and is reposted here with permission. Knowledge translation catalyzes the movement of research evidence into impacts on policy and practice. We see the research. We see the impacts. We don’t notice the knowledge translation. Knowledge translation is like

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