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Disseminating Research Findings To Drive Action: A Workshop With Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
10:00am – 4:00pm

Hartford Campus
UConn Hartford, HTB 317

Disseminating Research Findings to Drive Action: A Workshop with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

10am – 4pm (Lunch Provided)

UConn Hartford, HTB 317 or Virtual option offered

*Limited to 40 participants*

Led By Steph Chernitskiy (she/her/hers), Communications Manager of Evidence for Action, a Signature Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Translating and Disseminating research findings is a critical part of the scientific process. In this workshop, Steph Chernitskiy will lead participants through the Robert Wood Johnson’s toolkit for research dissemination.  Participants will learn how to define and target their audience for dissemination, learn how to build relationships, create a translation plan, and implement a dissemination strategy that considers multiple outlets.

The workshop will also feature a panel with Sandra Chafouleas (UConn and Collaboratory for School and Child Health), Marlene Schwartz (UConn and the Rudd Center), and Abigail Fisher Williamson (Trinity and the Center for Hartford Engagement and Research). These scholars will share how they have successfully disseminated their work to a variety of audiences.

A special thanks to our co-sponsors: OVPR’s Scholarship Facilitation Fund, InCHIP, School of Public Policy, Gun Violence Prevention – Research Interest Group, Collaboratory for School and Child Health, UConn Hartford, Sustainable Global Cities Initiative, Connecticut Chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network, and The Rudd Center.



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