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Every day researchers make important discoveries and breakthroughs in how to prevent and treat disease and promote health. It is critical that these research findings are converted into new drugs and treatments, cutting edge medical devices and better healthcare services.
At the heart of successful research translation are strong and productive partnerships. Partnership with health consumers and community can contribute greatly to research – ensuring research addresses the needs of those using healthcare services, and improves health outcomes.
Communicating with impact is essential to all health and medical research – especially when it comes to research translation, which is built on effective partnerships. Establishing those partnerships requires the ability to tailor your research key messages to a variety of stakeholders.
Knowledge synthesis provides the foundational evidence to support informed decision making in healthcare – including evidence-based practice, health technology assessment, guideline development, and policy decisions. It is the process where a specific topic is systematically analysed.
Research translation ensures that research delivers positive impact to society. Help your work to benefit society and the economy. Learn what research impact is, how to create it, measure it and communicate it.