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Why is it difficult to get knowledge into practice?

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8 February 2017

Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
Venue: 4.04/4.08 Bancroft Building

Speaker name and affiliation

Professor Sue Dopson, Rhodes Trust Professor of Organisational Behaviour/Associate Dean of Faculty, Said Business School, Oxford University


Evidence based medicine, Knowledge transfer in healthcare management, Changing role of healthcare support workers.

Seminar title

Why is it difficult to get knowledge into practice? A review of the evidence


This session will reflect on some twenty years of research into the challenges of achieving change in complex health care settings. Specifically Professor Dopson will look at the challenge of getting science and management knowledge into practice and consider what can be done to encourage productive translation of knowledge.

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