End of Grant Knowledge Translation (KT) Course

Jan 19,2018 | Consortium staff Training Opportunities

KT Canada is offering the End of Grant Knowledge Translation (KT) Course to provide researchers, trainees, and others with the knowledge and skills to design and end-of-grant KT plan. This online course will be delivered across 3 webinars and interactive discussion sessions. Participants will develop an end of grant KT plan, and will receive feedback on their plans from KT experts. Participants will learn how to:

  • Develop an end of grant KT plan
  • Assess impact of research – how to use and interpret bibliometrics and altmetrics
  • Develop an approach to help tell your story using media and social media
  • The format will include lectures as well as group exercises

The key speakers include:

  • Sharon Straus, MSc, MD (Director and Principal Investigator, Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital; Professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto)
  • Kim Barnhardt (Communications and Partnerships Strategist, Canadian Medical Association Journal)
  • Jessie McGowan, PhD (Adjunct professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Associate Editor, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology).

Professionals in any health-related discipline who are interested in learning the basics of end-of-grant KT should participate. Course attendees can use their own grants to develop an end-of-grant KT plan. The registration fee is $500 CAD.

The webinar dates are:

  • January 17, 2018 1:00 – 2:30pm EST
  • February 2, 2018 1:00 – 2:30pm EST
  • February 12, 2018 12:00 – 1:30pm EST

Participants can register for this event online. For more information about this course, please contact Meghan Storey (storeym@smh.ca).