KT roadmap 2

Planning a pathway to impact

Come with an idea, leave with a plan.

Want an easier way to manage and plan for the impact of your research? There are an increasing number of research funders requesting translation plans and wanting greater impact from the work that gets funded.

This full-day workshop will enhance your chances of translation and research impact through planning. During the session, you will consider possible collaborations, avenues and tools for dissemination, and strategies to evaluate your translation goals. We will work through how translation elements can be embedded in your current project or the planning of a new project or grant proposal. 

This is not just another workshop where you sit, listen and leave! This is an activity-packed workshop that involves individual thinking, planning, discussing your strategies and getting an outcome before you leave the room. The session, designed for researchers and research support staff, will guide you through the process of developing your pathway to impact. We will determine the stakeholders required, strategies to gain access to the right people, managing your stakeholder relationships, dissemination and translation activities, and the creation of the indicators of impact for your project. Come with your idea, leave with a plan, and get follow-up support included.

Intended audience:

This workshop is aimed at researchers, research leaders and administrators that are looking to develop stronger links to industry and other external stakeholders. It will help you plan your research for optimum impacts.

Learn:

– The system of knowledge translation 

– Develop your own pathway to research impact

– Set your project or program goals and strategies to achieve them

– Learn how to identify, communicate and grow your network of stakeholders

– & much more

Walk away with:

– Real insights into what you need to do to succeed

– A real & raw look into what it takes to plan for research impact

– A strategy to get to research impact

– A workbook packed with tools, insights & strategies to create your success

– 20-minute individual follow-up perfection session.

All our workshops include

 Evaluation

This allows us to examine our performance, and to provide feedback regarding the value of the workshop to the individual and their organisation.

Implementation

During the workshop participants will work on relevant elements for their own projects. Participants will leave with ideas and a plan of next steps to be undertaken. In some cases, all implementation may be possible during the workshop period.

Workbook

Participants will have a valuable resource to refer back to as they implement their new knowledge.

Coaching

Access tailored implementation support in a follow-up coaching session. All workshops include a follow-up coaching session with each participant to cover any questions and concerns and to facilitate the implementation process.

Action plan

Participants will use action items developed throughout the workshop to develop their plan for the coming months. The plan is developed in a purposeful and strategic way to help progress learning and make sure that time out for this workshop is not wasted but instead leveraged.

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Participant feedback

  • Outstanding investment of my time

    Outstanding investment of my time…one of the best all day workshops I have attended.

    Workshop Attendee, RMIT University, June 2018

  • Thanks Tamika!

    Thanks again for today’s workshop – it was extremely useful and very inspiring. I feel really motivated to make sure my research really drives change in practice from now on and you’ve armed me with a range of ideas to do so!

    Freya MacMillan, Lecturer of Interprofessional Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney

  • Grant 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

  • Informative

    Great and informative workshop

    Workshop Attendee, NSW Local Health District, July 10, 2018

  • Fantastic

    The workshop was fantastic. It was one of the most useful training sessions 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

  • Excellent Workshop

    I attended the knowledge translation roadmap workshop yesterday in preparation for a research fellowship application. This was a fantastic experience – Tamika was very knowledgeable and engaging, the content was relevant and interesting, and I have left the workshop feeling transformed. This will change the way I plan my research and no doubt will lead to better translation of my research. Thank you!
    Dr Liz Clarke
    Sub-Dean (Early Career Researchers), Northern Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney

  • 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

    The KT roadmap workshop June 2016

  • Thank you Tamika!

    I truly enjoyed this workshop and have made some relevant decisions for our research projects based on the content and ideas presented.

    Ana Mantilla, Research Associate and Project Manager

    Learning Sciences Institute Australia, Australian Catholic University

  • Thank you!

    Your ability to understand my project and apply KT principals helped me to unlock, then articulate the best way to plan and describe the successful translation and implementation of my proposed project. I will hopefully contact you with news of my successful Fellowship and definitely look to engaging your talents to increase my skills and then improve outcomes for trauma patients across New South Wales!

    Dr Lisa Sharwood, Research Manager & Post Doctoral.

    Fellow John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research. The University of Sydney

  • Fantastic Workshop

    Fantastic Workshop – would recommend to others.

    Workshop Attendee, NSW Local Health District, July 10, 2018