Outcomes of a knowledge translation strategy

Astbury, Brad and Shrimpton, Bradley 2013, Outcomes of a knowledge translation strategy, International journal of interdisciplinary studies in communication, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 59-71.

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Title Outcomes of a knowledge translation strategy
Author(s) Astbury, Brad
Shrimpton, Bradley
Journal name International journal of interdisciplinary studies in communication
Volume number 7
Issue number 2
Start page 59
End page 71
Total pages 13
Publisher Common Ground Publishing
Place of publication Champaign, Il.
Publication date 2013
ISSN 2324-7320
2324-7517
Keyword(s) knowledge translation
evidence uptake
research dissemination
Summary In this paper we describe how an Australian health promotion agency combined short information sheets and ‘micro-movies’ to encourage the uptake of evidence associated with a food security initiative. Although commended by intended users for being innovative, a follow up study of the dissemination approach produced few tangible examples of learnings being translated into action. The paper provides an overview of the general rationale underlying the mixed-media research dissemination strategy and identifies barriers that resulted in low engagement with the information resources. Furthermore, we offer some general lessons for program planners and researchers who are interested in applying novel reporting methods to encourage evidence uptake.
Language eng
Field of Research 169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2013, Common Ground Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30064460

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