TR Talks: Knowledge Translation

Mar 12, 2019



Mar 12, 2019: Knowledge Translation

Research has, historically, been a core focus of Universities. However, the production of knowledge and its application outside academe are not synonymous. In publicly funded institutions, especially, do researchers have a social imperative to share the knowledge produced with the broader society? Is mobilizing or communicating knowledge for broader social, economic or political benefit an obligation of (publicly funded) institutions? Let’s discuss the relationship between research, translation and innovation.

  • Prof. Vivek Goel, Vice-President Research and Innovation, University of Toronto
  • Prof. Melanie Barwick, Psychologist and Health Systems Research Scientist, Child and Youth Mental Health Research Unit, SickKids
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