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).