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We offer a range of half-day, full-day and two-day training options for researchers and research administrators

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We offer membership to individuals and organisations. Our knowledge hub and regular webinar series are your one stop shop to stay up to date with KT and impact

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We work with researchers and research organisations consulting on grant applications, organisational impact and career success strategies

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We provide online training modules to help you where ever you are, when ever you need. We are building more modules to better provide for your needs.

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What is Knowledge Translation?

Knowledge translation is known by many terms including research translation, knowledge transfer and exchange, and engaged scholarship.

In a nutshell, knowledge translation is about getting the right information, to the right people, at the right time, and in a format they can use, so as to influence decision making.

Knowledge translation should be thought of as a system of processes that enable the development, dissemination, implementation, evaluation and impact of research evidence for those who need it. It requires collaboration, innovation, and the development of sustainable solutions.

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Dr Tamika Heiden – Principal, Knowledge Translation Australia.

Hi, I’m Tamika Heiden, Principal and Founder.

I don’t know about you, but I became a researcher so that I could change the world! I guess I was a bit optimistic, but I really wanted to discover new things, I wanted to help people, and I wanted to make a difference somehow. These are values that have stayed with me, but I have realised that research alone, and the discovery of new evidence alone, will not make the difference that I was aiming for. I have realised the need to work in new ways to ensure that the findings of research get to the people who need to know about it, or who need to use it. Importantly, I have found and learnt proven methods, models and frameworks that can help.

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Words from our raving fans!

  • Interesting and Enlightening

    As an experienced teacher and a novice researcher I found the Mastering Knowledge Translation Workshop to be both interesting and enlightening. There is a vast amount of literature on the value of research in education and equally as much literature on the value of good teaching practice. The conceptual framework presented in the workshop illustrated for me a way that research could be communicated more effectively to inform and change practice.

    Dr Christina Lee, School of Education, Edith Cowan University

  • Motivating Explanations and Strategies

    If you need to know more about knowledge translation, this easy to follow workshop provides motivating explanations and strategies.

    Jane Burns, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

  • The workshop ran very well and was useful for ECRs

    The workshop ran very well and was useful for ECRs in illustrating the important of communication and establishing a dialogue with stakeholders.

  • Great Workshop

    Thanks for a great workshop.

    Workshop Attendee, Massey University

  • Very Useful

    Very useful. Every ECR should attend this workshop to start a research career.

    Workshop Attendee, Griffith University

  • A Most Valuable Half-day in the Two-Year Research Journey Thank you, Tamika.

    It was a pleasure attending this workshop. A conscious effort to maximise the use and application of research arguably involves stakeholders. Understanding the KT process model has helped me demystify any complexities I had and provided me with a plan to heighten the impact of work I have immersed myself in.

    Antoine Musu, Doctoral Scholar & Educator, Business School, University of Western Australia

  • Valuable experience

    One of the more valuable workshops I have attended in quite a while.

    Workshop Attendee, Massey University

  • Great Success, Thank you!

    “I appreciate the time Tamika took to understand my project so that she could give me relevant advice. She explained how to break down and communicate the translational steps clearly. “

    Dr Sarah Hilmer, University of Sydney

  • Thank you

    Effective and interactive presenter who made it enjoyable for beginners.

    Workshop Attendee, Deakin University VIC

  • Fantastic

    The workshop was fantastic. It was one of the the most useful training session I’ve ever attended.

    Dr. Natassia Goode, Senior Research Fellow and Theme Leader Organisational Safety Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems, University of the Sunshine Coast

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