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We work with researchers, research administrators, organisational staff and funding agencies.

Workshops & Training

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

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Membership

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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Consulting

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

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Online Training

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!

  • Very Useful

    I really enjoyed your workshop today about knowledge translation and research impact. I found it very useful and will certainly be implementing some ideas.

    Leanne Morrison, Lecturer, RMIT University

  • 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

  • Inspiring!

    I have achieved one of my goals from my 90 day action plan already as I was motivated to tick one of my boxes off early! (Took 2hrs)

    Workshop Attendee, NSW Local Health District

  • Fantastic

    Fantastic Workshop – would recommend to others.

    Workshop Attendee, NSW Local Health District

  • Thank you

    Effective and interactive presenter who made it enjoyable for beginners.

    Workshop Attendee, Deakin University VIC

  • Knowledge Translation in its True Form

    If I had done this KT Australia workshop with Tamika before embarking on my project, I would have been more successful in actually conducting knowledge translation in its true form – from dissemination to implementation in practice.”

    Loretta Piccenna, National Trauma Research Institute & Monash 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

  • Amazing Workshop

    I would like to say thank you for this amazing workshop

    Workshop Attendee, Massey University

  • Expert Facilitation

    Tamika was outstanding in being able to both manage and be part of our Aussie Optimism Think Tank, enabling researchers and service providers to work together in the best possible way.

    Rosanna Rooney, Curtin University

  • Provides a Comprehensive Overview

    “The KT Workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the field of knowledge translation with usable resources to match. It is particularly relevant for those new to the field and/ or for those wanting to embed knowledge translation into their, or their organisation’s research agenda”.

    Dr Rachelle Arkles, Research Fellow, Translational Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University

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