The keynote speaker is Dr Maureen Dobbins, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, McMaster University, Canada. Maureen has concentrated her research efforts on understanding knowledge transfer and exchange and evidence-informed decision making among public health decision makers in Canada.
There will also be short presentations from researchers from the University of Stirling and Health Improvement Scotland (HIS). Dr Ruth Jepson; Karen Ritchie (HIS); Nicola Ring and Prof Brian Williams.
Maureen Dobbins: Lessons Learned over a Decade of knowledge translation research in public health in Canada
Nicola Ring – Evidence Synthesis: Using Qualitative Evidence to Understand RCT Implementation
Ruth Jepson – Methods of Synthesising Qualitative Evidence for Policy and Health Technology Assessments: A case study in knowledge transfer
Karen Ritchie – Synthesising Qualitative Research for HTA
Brian Williams – Embracing Heterogeneity in Evidence Synthesis to Inform Intervention Development