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Five Steps to Clear Language Writing

Clear Language Writing -- Skills for Research Impact Workshop

Hone your clear communications skills! Get tips on how to structure and write clear language summaries of your research for dissemination to lay audiences. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
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KTT Strategies and Dissemination -- Skills for Research Impact Workshop

How do you share your research with non-academic audiences? Learn about a number of potential mechanisms you can use for knowledge mobilization, discover how to choose a mechanism that’s appropriate for your audience, and take a deep dive into several popular mechanisms for dissemination, including social media, research summaries, infographics, and media. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
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Cultivating Innovation: Intellectual Property Strategy for Researchers and Entrepreneurs

Featuring an educational afternoon that includes a keynote from Honorable Michael Crinson and an expert panel with experience using Intellectual Property strategy in the agri-food space, this event will equip attendees with tools and ideas for how to use IP strategy to contribute to their research program or their company. Focused on cultivating a culture of innovation backed by strategic decision-making, this event will stimulate critical dialogue on the role of IP in research excellence and impact.
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Enhancing the agri-food data ecosystem: Updates from the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance and Agri-food Data Canada

Join us for a half-day event to learn how the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance is collaborating with Agri-food Data Canada (ADC) to deliver the next generation of research centre data portals, and how new ADC-developed tools will support agri-food researchers and help build an enhanced data ecosystem. This hybrid event will take place virtually (via Microsoft Teams), and in-person at the Ontario Dairy Research Centre in Elora. There are 25 spots available for those wishing to attend in-person. 
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*Rescheduled* Skills for Research Impact: KTT Strategies and Dissemination

Note: this workshop was rescheduled from Tues. Nov. 7. How do you share your research with non-academic audiences? Learn about a number of potential mechanisms you can use for knowledge mobilization, discover how to choose a mechanism that’s appropriate for your audience, and take a deep dive into several popular mechanisms for dissemination, including social media, research summaries, infographics, and media. Join Elizabeth Shantz, Knowledge Mobilization Manager, Arrell Food Institute for this session.
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Skills for Research Impact: Evaluating KTT Activities

When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your knowledge mobilization efforts. Anne Bergen, Director and Principal, Knowledge to Action Consulting, for this session. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
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Town hall for 2023 KTT-mobilization funding call

Read more about the KTT Funding Program and call for proposals. A town hall information session will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, from 11 a.m. to noon. Registration not required. Click here to join the meeting.

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