- WA Chapter Event - Research Impact Workshop
The University of Western Australia, ARTS [G60] Arts Lecture Room 4
35 Stirling Hwy
Crawley, WA 6009
- Event Start
- Thursday, 23rd of February 2017 at 2:00 pm
- Event End
- Thursday, 23rd of March 2017 at 5:00 pm
Research impact is a hot topic in Australia right now, and there is a need to consider both impacts as the end goal, and how to measure, articulate and capture the impact that occurred from a research endeavour.
Off the back of the Research Impact Summit run in November 2016, and the subsequent international learnings, Dr Tamika Heiden is offering a workshop to the WA ARMS members to explore research impact. Tamika likes to bring a different approach to impact, borrowing from multi-sector processes this workshop will explore how best to facilitate and support impact within your institution for the current and future Engagement and Impact Assessment activities.
This interactive workshop will cover:
- What is Research Impact?
- The translation pathway to get to impact
- What counts as evidence
- How to capture and track research translation activities, supporting evidence and impact.
ARMS members, please login to the ARMS portal and register via the 'Events' tab. Non-members, please contact the ARMS Administration Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Tamika Heiden is the Principal of Knowledge Translation Australia Pty Ltd. She has more than a decade of career experience as a researcher and research manager in the fields of health, sport and medical research that began with a sports science degree and a PhD in Biomechanics. She has a certification in Knowledge Translation from the University of Toronto, and is an Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, and has a formal partnership with SickKids Hospital in Toronto.
Tamika’s national and international work brings together researchers and research users to share, create and translate knowledge for the betterment of society. She has worked with many government and non-government organisations to facilitate high-level overviews and strategic thinking, particularly relevant to the Australian research funding landscape where she gave evidence to the Senate Committee enquiry for the Medical Research Future Fund.
Tamika has shared her knowledge with a variety of audiences at conferences and symposiums, run workshops, been published in numerous professional and academic journals, and been involved in the development of Knowledge Translation strategies at the organisational and project levels.
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