Knowledge transfer

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Knowledge brokering
Knowledge exchange
Knowledge translation


Article

Improving regulatory language: its contribution to regulatory capability

This article discusses the language that frames thought, which in turn produces knowledge, and is critical for regulators - especially when this knowledge informs their regulatory practices and regulatory interventions.
Journal article

NSW Health COVID-19 Emergency Response Priority Research program: a case study of rapid translation of research into health decision making

The NSW Health COVID-19 Research Program was established in April 2020 to contribute to minimising the health, social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in New South Wales (NSW). This paper describes the establishment and implementation of one element of the program, which is...
Journal article

Enhancing impact: a model for policy development research

The Policy Development Research Model (PDRM) integrates the traditionally separate processes of evidence-building and policy development into one set of practices. This article describes how the PDRM enhances policy impact by improving two-way knowledge transfer between academic researchers and policy-makers and practitioners.
Report

Profiling excellence: Indigenous knowledge translation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the experts in knowledge translation. Research, evaluation and communication – these actions have been part of their culture for countless generations. In this publication, the authors provide several examples of Indigenous knowledge translation in practice.
Journal article

Understanding, measuring, and encouraging public policy research impact

This article provides a conceptual framework for understanding, measuring, and encouraging research impact for academics. Although not alone in seeking to impact public policy with their research, academics are under-utilised creators of knowledge.
Journal article

Research for impact: three keys for research implementation

The article introduces two research co-design tools aimed at improving the likelihood of achieving research impact, while also improving understanding of those impacts.
Guide

The Method

The Method is being published chapter-by-chapter via the Monash Bridges/Figshare platform over 2021. The aim the guide is to clearly explain the thinking behind the resource, and provide instructions on how specific tools within it can be used to design better behaviour change programs.
Report

Maximising the impact of global development research: a new approach to knowledge brokering

The report provides lessons and recommended practices for all those funding and designing social science research for development and seeking to maximise its impact beyond academia.
Strategy

Jisc research and innovation sector strategy 2021-2023

This research and innovation sector strategy sets out how Jisc will continue to support the sector over the next two years, empowering researchers and research consortia in developing fundamental, applied and practice-based research and translating it into knowledge exchange, and economic and social impact.
Journal article

Design of knowledge-based systems for automated deployment of building management services

Despite its high potential, the building's sector lags behind in reducing its energy demand. Tremendous savings can be achieved by deploying building management services during operation, however, the manual deployment of these services needs to be undertaken by experts and it is a tedious, time...
Briefing paper

STICKE: Systems Thinking in Community Knowledge Exchange

This publication explains the STICKE database.
Guide

Guidelines to counter foreign interference in the Australian university sector

These guidelines have been developed for, and in partnership with, the Australian university sector, to help manage and engage with risk to deepen resillience against foreign interference. They are designed to build on risk management policies and security practices already implemented by many Australian universities.
Blog post

The value of a journal is the community it creates, not the papers it publishes

When we think about the value of journal publishing, we have a tendency to think in terms of costs per article and the potential for new technologies to reduce these costs. In this post, Lucy Montgomery and Cameron Neylonargue that we should instead focus on...
Conference paper

Behavior-based quality, case study of closing the knowing-doing gap

This is a case study of a large US general contractor’s efforts to rethink and implement a new behavior-based approach to quality to achieve zero errors, zero defects, zero rework, and zero surprises. Recognition of upstream behaviors that resulted in quality issues and unpredictable results...
Conference paper

Knowledge management and its application in developing lean culture

Construction projects generate a lot of learning during their lifecycle, but it is common to see this learning go underutilized in subsequent projects. If an organization learns to control the 'waste of knowledge' during the project lifecycle and utilize this knowledge in subsequent projects, it...
Blog post

Evidence-informed policymaking: does knowledge brokering work?

There is an accepted need to bridge the gap between academic research and public policy. Knowledge brokers, individuals or organisations sympathetic to both research and policymaking cultures and able to mediate between the two, represent one way of doing so.
Report

The Melbourne children’s knowledge translation and research impact project. Final report: a framework for action

This report presents findings from the Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation & Research Impact Framework project.
Journal article

Interview with the Hon. Nicola Roxon: getting evidence into health policy

Public health researchers and practitioners want to see their research inform government decision making. It is not always clear to researchers how evidence is used in policy decisions in a highly politicised environment with many competing demands. Public Health Research & Practice spoke to Nicola...
Journal article

The use of secondments as a tool to increase knowledge translation

This paper discusses the use of secondments as a tool to increase knowledge translation between academics and policy makers by developing individual capacity.
Thesis

Tatala ‘a e Koloa ‘o e To’utangata Tonga i Aotearoa mo Tonga: The intergenerational educational experiences of Tongan males in New Zealand and Tonga

Pasifika students’ home knowledges and practices have low value in New Zealand schooling. Despite studies that have argued for culturally responsive teaching that meets the diverse needs of Pasifika students (Alton-Lee, 2008; Coxon, Mara, Wendt Samu, & Finau, 2002; Ferguson, Gorinski, Samu, & Mara, 2008)...