Knowledge Translation Solutions for Overcoming Barriers to Research Use

Researchers can use knowledge translation activities to promote the use of rigorous study findings. The goal of knowledge translation is for targeted audiences to learn how to apply relevant research evidence to their lives. When people become more aware and knowledgeable about research, they can change their own behavior—or the policies and practices of their organizations—in ways that ground action in scientific evidence. Speakers at this conference will help attendees identify barriers to research application and strategies to overcome them. This free, online event is designed for National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) grantees, but all are welcome. For more information and to register, visit

Speakers include:

  • Melanie Barwick, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Tiffany Brewer, AIR
  • Chantal Camden, Sherbrooke University
  • Jennifer Flagg, The Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (KT4TT)
  • Joe Lane, KT4TT
  • Jim Leahy, KT4TT
  • Dwayne Norris, AIR
  • Kathryn Oliver, University College London
  • Keiko Shikako-Thomas, McGill University
  • Deeza-Mae Smith, AIR
  • Pimjai Sudsawad, NIDILRR
  • Allison Todd, RIC
  • John Tschida, NIDILRR

... and others.

Event Information

October 26, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM