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About Knowledge Translation

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) define knowledge translation as “the synthesis, dissemination, exchange and ethically-sound application of knowledge”.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Special Issue on Knowledge Translation.  See Lavis J et al. Assessing country-level efforts to link research to action.

Choi B et al. (2005). Can scientists and policy makers work together? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 59(8):632-7.

Dobbins M, DeCorby K, Twiddy T. (2004). A Knowledge Transfer Strategy for Public Health Decision Makers. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. 1(2), 120-128.

Grimshaw, J., Eccles, M., Lavis, J., Hill, S., & Squires, J. (2012). Knowledge translation of research findings. Implementation Science, 7(1), 50-50. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-7-50.

Graham, Logan, Harrison et al. (2006). Lost in knowledge translation: Time for a map?  The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 26, 13–24.

Strauss SE, Tetro J, Graham, I (2009). Defining knowledge translation. CMAJ, 181(3-4), 165-168.


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