Amplification and Impact

Transformations are easier to understand retrospectively, not in real time. New technologies are about to upend that, forever. It is

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The Ecology of Innovation: Part 2 – Language

Although Innovation is about producing value through doing something new or different than before, the concept is far from simple

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Is Knowledge Translation In Health Too Important to Leave to Health Professionals?

Knowledge translation — and its affiliated terms knowledge exchange, knowledge integration and knowledge mobilization — was coined to describe a

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Too Much Social Media, Not Enough Social Message

Social media is any networked information technology, tool or platform that derives its content and principal value from user engagement

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Knowledge Translation Lip (Sync) Service

For many, but certainly not all, of the studies we do in public and population health, the audience for this is almost the same. Not all studies or research projects will yield the kind of data that are video-worthy or inspire photosharing, but some are. And if we want the public engaged in science, if we want to reach practitioners and inspire policy makers and researchers alike to pay attention to the evidence being generated, this video might offer some suggestions for a way forward.

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Creating Campires For Innovation and Knowledge Translation

Metaphors and analogies are commonly used in systems thinking and complexity science to illustrate concepts that are, on their own, relatively complex and awkward to describe literally. A campfire provides both a metaphor for bringing people together, but also a literal tool that could be used more effectively in work with groups struggling to innovate, collaborate and contemplate together. From a design perspective, campfires and the social system that they create around them provide an opportunity to enhance intimacy quickly, allowing for the potential to explore issues in ways that are more difficult to do in other settings.

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