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Centre for Transformative Healthcare
15 Feb 2022

Share and Learn Seminars, hosted by the National Research and Development team – 16th March 2022 at 10:00 am.

We are delighted to invite you to the first of a series of Share and Learn Seminars, hosted by the national Research and Development team that will take place on 16th March 2022 at 10:00 am.

The seminar series is designed to connect and build a community of people who are interested in the creating, sharing and use of research knowledge and the translation of research into practice.

Please see the details of the first seminar:


Dr Catherine Gill, Health Research Board: A partnership approach to reducing the ‘know-do gap’ and applying research to practice.

Catherine will talk about the HRB’s Applied Partnership Awards (APA) scheme and how it aims to address the ‘know-do gap’ in health research using integrated knowledge translation. She will describe how the APA approach differs from other funding schemes, what’s in it for applicants, and share some tips on preparing an APA application.

Dr Karen Matvienko-Sikar, University College Cork: Knowledge translation in developing and implementing the CHErIsH intervention to prevent childhood obesity.


In her talk, Karen will discuss the development and implementation of the Choosing Healthy Eating for Infant Health (CHErIsH) intervention.  The CHErIsH intervention was developed and implemented to prevent childhood obesity in primary care, and Karen will discuss integrated knowledge translation approach used.


Please find enclosed an agenda and biography of the speakers.


We invite you to register for the event via this registration link below:


Forthcoming seminars include:

  • 20th April at 10:00 am: Prof Catherine Hayes, Trinity College Dublin; Dr Clare Lewis
  • 29th June at 10:00 am: Dr Dr Sheena McHugh, University College Cork & Dr Robert O’Driscoll, Senior Addiction Counsellor, HSE

Agenda Share and Learn Seminar Speakers Bios Share and Learn Seminar