Knowledge Translation Awards

Knowledge Translation Awards 2022 

Organiser: Cochrane Hong Kong, The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Goals:

-         To promote students as drivers of innovation in knowledge translation and evidence dissemination.

-         To shape an environment that values the importance of making evidence interpretable, persuasive, and actionable.

-         To encourage students to propose and adopt creative and innovative knowledge translation techniques and design targeted             

          dissemination strategies for specific public health or clinical practice audiences.

-         To extend the reach of Cochrane resources into the countries of international undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 

Award Details:

-         Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

-         All works will be judged by a panel of clinicians and local and international evidence-based specialists anonymously to ensure unbiased   and fair adjudication.

-         Call for entries: from 30 May 2022 till 31 July 2022

 

Knowledge Translation Awards 2022 (Two Categories)

1.    Knowledge Translation Creativity Award

  • This award recognises undergraduate and postgraduate students who demonstrate talent in creating accessible, effective, and visually appealing works of evidence communication based on a Cochrane intervention review.

Topics:

Any Cochrane intervention review published since 2019 (including at least 3 studies) on topics related to the following themes:

  1.  COVID-19
  2.  Cardiovascular, metabolic and stroke care
  3.  Aging, behavioural and mental wellness
  4.  Cancer and palliative care

Format:

Any format that is appropriate for the presentation of a Plain Language Summary of a Cochrane intervention review including:

-         Animation

-         Video

-         Graphic presentation

-         PowerPoint presentation

-         Live presentation

-         Digital storytelling

-         Other digital format

 

The final product (in English) should aim to support informed decision-making. Submissions should be limited to 10 minutes.

Judging Criteria:

  1.  Communicate complete ideas or concepts and review findings in ways that encourage understanding.
  2.  Identify key messages and highlight the relevance of the topic for target audiences.
  3.  Employ innovative strategies to promote the transformation of research-generated knowledge into action.
  4.  Tailor and frame the message effectively to encourage implementation.
  5.  Use a dissemination format appealing to target audiences.
  6.  Demonstrate creativity and originality in presentation.
  7.  Ensure accuracy in presentation and interpretation of findings.

Knowledge Translation Creativity Award

2.    Cochrane Evidence Translation Award

  • This award recognises undergraduate and postgraduate students who demonstrate excellence in translating Cochrane evidence into a different language with consideration of the local context of the target audience.

Topics:

Any Cochrane intervention review published since 2019 (including at least 3 studies) on topics related to the following themes:

  1.  COVID-19
  2.  Cardiovascular, metabolic and stroke care
  3.  Aging, behavioural and mental wellness
  4.  Cancer and palliative care

Format:

Written translation of a Plain Language Summary from English to another language (e.g., Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Indonesian, Malay, Amharic, Swahili).

Judging Criteria:

  1.  Apply plain language principles in translation.
  2.  Use language that is understandable and accessible for people who are not familiar with medical terms or concepts, and research jargon.
  3.  Convey the original text's meaning accurately and use terminology relevant to the topic.
  4.  Transmit message and content clearly with no omissions and errors.

 Cochrane Evidence Translation Award

Awards Entry and Submission Details:

- If you wish to participate in the awards, please fill out your information in the following online form:

   Online submission form

- Submission instructions:

Upload your media and files to the link: Click here

Name your file(s) as: LAST NAME FIRST NAME DATE OF SUBMISSION (Example: CHAN TIFFANY 20 MAY 2022)

Submission Deadline: 23:59, July 31, 2022 

Resources:

Plain Language Summaries are included in every Cochrane Review published in the Cochrane Library (https://www.cochranelibrary.com/).

Questions? Contact us for more information at:

Email: cochranehk@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3943 4039

Website: https://hongkong.cochrane.org/translationaward

News:

https://hongkong.cochrane.org/news/knowledge-translation-awards-2022-knowledge-translation-creativity-award

https://hongkong.cochrane.org/news/knowledge-translation-awards-2022-cochrane-evidence-translation-award

 

 Prof. Chien

Prof. Wai-tong CHIEN

 

Director and Professor,                   

The Nethersole School of Nursing,

Co-Director, Cochrane Hong Kong

Co-Chair, Cochrane China Network

Faculty of Medicine,                         

The Chinese University of Hong Kong 

 

 Prof. Chau

Prof. Janita CHAU

 

Emeritus Professor,

The Nethersole School of Nursing, 

Co-Director, Cochrane Hong Kong

Co-Chair, Cochrane Nursing

Faculty of Medicine,                         

The Chinese University of Hong Kong