Day 3 Highlights - Oct. 30/Online KT Conference

Highlighting Day 3 - "Policy and Outcomes"

KT Solutions for Overcoming

Barriers to Research Use


An Online Conference for NIDILRR grantees

SEDL's Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) is pleased to invite you to the 2015 Online KT Conference: Knowledge Translation Solutions for Overcoming Barriers to Research Use.

Join us from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern on October 26, 28, and 30 (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday).
There is no fee to participate in the conference. However, space is limited!
Registration closes October 23rd!
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 Day 3: Fri. October 30, 2015 (1-5 p.m. EDT)

Barriers to and Facilitators of the Use
of Evidence by Policymakers

Little is known about the role of research in policymaking, although plenty of research has been done. This presentation will focus on research studies that examine factors that influence research uptake in policy. As well as the most often mentioned facilitators of the use of evidence.

Kathryn Oliver, PhD, is a Departmental Lecturer in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention (DSPI) at the University of Oxford.

Linguistic and Conceptual Barriers that Hamper Effective Communication with Policymakers & Implementers

This session summarizes published efforts to address key barriers such as distinctions between three methodologies, three states of knowledge outputs, and the relative importance of rigor versus relevance in communicating results.

Joseph P. Lane, MBPA, is Director of the Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (KT4TT) located at SUNY Buffalo.

Interactive Discussion

The interactive discussion session will allow presenters and participants to explore content application within NIDILRR and other contexts. Discussion leaders include John Stone (CIRRIE, SUNY Buffalo) and Sarah Von Schrader (Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University). Josephine Wilson (Wright State University/SARDI) serves as a conference reactor.

The contents of this notice were developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90DP0027).  NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The contents of this notice do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.
Copyright © 2015 by SEDL, an affiliate of American Institutes for Research

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