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INTeRACT for Health! Increasing Integrated Knowledge Translation Capacity for Research

Posted by | Ailish Lynch | Date: 15 May 2018 | 11:17am

Tuesday 12th June 2018, School of Psychology, NUI Galway

 

Registration is free, but places are limited so register now to secure your place! To register please CLICK HERE

 

Overview: This one-day workshop aims to provide training in integrated Knowledge Translation to members of the Health Behaviour Change Research Group at NUI Galway, our partners within Strategic Planning and Transformation in the Health Services Executive (formerly the Health and Well-being division), and other interested stakeholders. Integrated Knowledge Translation is an approach that seeks to optimise the usefulness and relevance of research by involving those who will use research knowledge from the very beginning of planning process. The workshop will address integrated Knowledge translation in the context of chronic illness prevention, self-management and health behaviour change. The training will be led by an experienced facilitator, Professor Maureen Dobbins from McMaster University, Canada. She holds cross appointments with the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, and the Masters of Science in eHealth program.

 

Attendees will learn about what integrated Knowledge Translation is, current international best practice, and the importance of integrated Knowledge Translation within Irish healthcare research. National and international speakers will showcase examples of good integrated Knowledge Translation in action. Participants will learn about resources they can use in order to apply integrated Knowledge Translation within their own work and will have the opportunity to feed in to the development of an integrated Knowledge Translation toolkit for researchers, health professionals and policy makers in healthcare research in Ireland. The full schedule is available to download HERE: INTeRACT Schedule

 

Speakers include:

  • Professor Maureen Dobbins, McMaster University, Canada
  • Dr Teresa McGuire, Principal Officer, Research Services, Department of Health
  • Professor Anne Rogers, Professor of Health Systems Implementation, University of Southampton, U.K.
  • Professor Molly Byrne, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, NUI Galway
  • Dr Oonagh Meade, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, NUI Galway
  • Dr Aisling Sheehan, Centre For Effective Services
  • Anne Pardy, Infant Health and Wellbeing, Department of Public Health, Health and Wellbeing Division, HSE
  • Dr Emma Frew, Reader in Health Economics, University of Birmingham, U.K.
  • Fiona Riordan, School of Public Health, University College Cork
  • Professor Saoirse Nic Ghabhainn, Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway

 

The full schedule is available to download HERE: INTeRACT Schedule

 

Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for researchers, health professionals and policy makers with an interest in chronic illness prevention, self-management, health behaviour change and integrated Knowledge Translation.

 

Registration is free, but places are limited so register now to secure your place! To register please CLICK HERE

 

For queries, please contact Dr Oonagh Meade at oonagh.meade@nuigalway.ie, or 091 49 4456

 

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