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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!

  • Highly Beneficial

    This was a highly beneficial workshop

    Workshop Attendee, NSW Local Health District

  • 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

  • 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

  • This Was Really Great

    Thanks again! Despite being a bit beyond me (i.e. the workshop was pitched more so at late ECRs and early MCRs), this was really great info for me know and practice in moving forward.

    Workshop Attendee, Griffith University

  • Great Workshop

    Thanks for a great workshop.

    Workshop Attendee, Massey University

  • Informative

    Great and informative workshop

    Workshop Attendee, NSW Local Health District

  • We All Came Away with Greater Understanding

    Tamika delivered the two-day SKTT course to a group of 25 researchers at Melbourne Children’s. We all came away with greater understanding and ability to apply KT theories, frameworks and approaches in our work. Tamika is an engaging and knowledgeable presenter whose training will help individuals and organisations realise their research impact goals.

    Ken Knight, Senior Project Lead, Knowledge Translation, Centre for Community Child Health, Policy, Equity & Translation Research Group

  • Worth my Time

    It was a great workshop. I learned a lot. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your knowledge. I loved having a set of rules to follow.

    Molly Driediger, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar, Child Health & Physical Activity Laboratory, Western University, Occupational Therapy

  • Highly Recommend

    “I would highly recommend Tamika’s Knowledge Translation Workshop. It was great for brainstorming, interactive learning, and problem solving. The creative exercises got everyone relaxed and involved and the take-away handouts are an excellent resource moving forward.”

    Dr Amina Khambalia, Clinical and Population Perinatal Health Research, Kolling Institute, The University of Sydney

  • 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

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