From Knowledge to Practice

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


Invited plenary presentation at Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health

This international course focuses on new approaches for knowledge transfer, exchange and dissemination between researchers and practitioners in OHS. The course will introduce new methods and approaches on how to increase the value and use of OHS research for end users. In addition, the course will discuss how to engage practitioners in the research process to adopt research to local conditions and decision-making in practice. The course covers a wide variety of occupational sectors and types of OHS problems. Participants with different disciplinary and professional backgrounds will be given the opportunity to share their experiences in an interactive way. The course endeavors to integrate a mixture of researchers and professionals.

Main topics

- KTE and R2P concepts and approaches
- Type of knowledge (research-based vs practice-based knowledge)
- Practical activities and methods to engage stakeholders
- Knowledge brokering and intermediaries
- Integrative and end of grant approaches
- Concepts and practical methods in supporting knowledge uptake
- Evaluation approaches for knowledge transfer/research to practice
- Methods and measures of research impact
Period12 Oct 2021
Event titleFrom Research to Practice in Occupational Health and Safety: NIVA Education
Event typeConference
LocationHosted online from Oslo , NorwayShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational