Burning questions: HSRN15

At the HSRN Symposium last week (#HSRN15) I got so wrapped up in a dozen different questions boiling inside me, I ended up asking a long rambling and completely unintelligible question to the final panel discussion.  What did I really

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Paper Submitted!

After only 3+ years of work I’m delighted that the paper describing our conceptual framework for quality improvement and implementing research into practice has finally been submitted this week.  The framework is based on combined learning from literature and the

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Award for Innovation

I was delighted (and rather humbled) to be awarded the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization President’s Award for Innovation at the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2015 in Montreal last week. Quite an honour, especially as this is a new award and

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Since UKKMbF15?

Now it’s a couple of weeks since the UK KMb Forum 2015 at the RCPE in Edinburgh. And what a fab time it was too! (even if I do say so myself) The motivation for establishing the forum had a

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13-14 April: UK KMb Forum 2015

It’s just one month to go until the Second Annual UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum, taking place on 13-14 April 2015 at the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh. And I have to say, I’m getting quite tingly…  the programme looks fab. 

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Paper Published :)

Improving engagement in a quality collaborative Cathy Howe & Derek Bell National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) for Northwest London DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjhc.2014.20.11.528 Published Online: November 12, 2014 British Journal of

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What’s new in Canadian KMb?

Well there’s some interesting things going on at the moment… The Institute for Knowledge Mobilization is having a rethink and a refresh.  Did it need one?  Maybe, maybe not. First up is the: Leaders Roundtable, 8-9 January 2015, Vancouver From

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Wacky ideas at #FellowsConnect

This week FellowsConnect brought together 150 fellows, ex-fellows, fellowships organisers and fellowship funders to talk all things Fellow-related.  Last session of the day was ‘Open Space-lite’ where anyone could volunteer to run a discussion group. I offered people the opportunity to

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Paper accepted :-)

Good news, ‘Improving Engagement in a Quality Collaborative’ by C Howe & D Bell, based on work done in the NIHR CLAHRC Northwest London has been accepted by the British Journal of Healthcare Management, publication date tbc.  This is a

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Timely: Where will KMb be in 5 years time?

This question was asked at the inaugural UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum in February this year as part of our after-dinner entertainment led by David Phipps (we take our fun seriously).  It was asked again at a knowledge transfer event of

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