KT Training & Events

MSFHR supports knowledge translation (KT) in BC by working with local, provincial and national partners to offer a range of KT training opportunities.

These include KT training workshops, KT Connects webinars and individual consultations.

Upcoming MSFHR KT events

Date Title Location
January 25, 2018
Time TBC
Introduction to KT
Hosts: MSFHR & UBC Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
This workshop is only open to those attending the Dr. Fred Bryans Faculty Research Forum 2018
Vancouver, BC
January 26, 2018
12:00 – 13:00 PST
KT Connects: Blogging as a vessel for knowledge translation: Turning numbers into narrative
Presenter: Natasha Kolida
Hosts: MSFHR & Arthritis Research Canada
January 2018
Time and date TBC
VCHRI knowledge translation series: Workshop 4
This workshop series is open to any VCHRI staff/researchers
Vancouver, BC
February 23 & 24, 2018 Hacking the knowledge gap design jam: Innovative thinking to support LGBTQI2S health and wellness
Host: CIHR
The application deadline for this event has passed
Vancouver, BC
May 8-10, 2018 4th Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health
Hosts: MSFHR, BC Ministry of Health, Public Health Association of BC, Fuse Centre for Translational Research in Public Health
Registration now open
Vancouver, BC

The events listed are organized or supported by MSFHR.

Past event highlights

Health xChange, making community engaged research matterTowards a Cure, public forum on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research



KT training workshops

The MSFHR KT team offers training to help researchers, research teams and research users to increase the impact of health research evidence. Workshop participants learn foundational and advanced skills in knowledge translation and implementation practice. 

The KT team currently offers two workshops:

  • KT basics: For those new to knowledge translation, this workshop is provides an overview of the key concepts: what is KT, why is KT important and how to embed KT into practice.
  • Getting started with implementation: This workshop is designed for health care teams with some experience in KT and evidence ready to put into practice or policy. Using a hands on approach, teams are guided through the process of assessing context readiness, developing a theoretically informed change strategy, forming implementation teams and setting up an evaluation.

Since 2011, MSFHR has trained over 600 people in collaboration with:

Please note, some workshops are restricted to the staff and affiliates of the host organization. If you are interested in hosting an MSFHR KT workshop at your organization, please contact Gen Creighton, Manager, Knowledge Translation.

Individual consultations

Our KT team provides one-to-one advice on the development of KT plans within research project proposals. Please contact Gayle Scarrow, Director, Knowledge Translation, for details.

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