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Knowledge Sharing

Did you know it can take about 17 years for research to be put into practice? The gap between research and practice is often referred to as the “leaky pipeline,” and it is something Nutrition Connections is working to fix.

Stay up-to-date on the latest nutrition and food literacy news and issues and through:

  • Daily News in Brief

    A daily roundup of top food and nutrition stories that lands right in your inbox.

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  • Monthly Newsletter

    Learn about upcoming NC projects and events, as well as food literacy spotlights, relevant research, resources, events and more.

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  • Annual Forum

    2019 Forum PosterExplore new and leading topics in the field of food literacy, healthy eating and nutrition and network with health promotion and nutrition professionals. Our speakers and delegates include dietitians and other nutrition and health professionals working in various settings, as well as community partners, organizations, academics, policy makers, and students, just to name a few.

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  • Webinars

    Take a deeper dive into emerging nutrition and food literacy topics and engage in discussions with participants and presenters about practical tools to enhance your work. Can’t attend the live webinar? Watch the recording at your convenience.

    Click here to browse upcoming or past webinars.

  • Podcast

    Our Food and Health Today podcast (hosted jointly with the Ontario Public Health Association) features insights into the latest food and health news and views. From new legislation, to the latest health and nutrition science, to innovative programs and ideas, our aim is to keep our listeners informed and current.

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  • Workshops

    Our team offers workshops and training to build knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy among health professionals.

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  • The Navigator

    Looking for credible information to enhance your practice and support program and policy? We’ve done some of the work for you. The Navigator is a free online hub of evidence-informed resources and tools that highlights best and promising practices in food, healthy eating, food literacy and nutrition.

    Click here for more.

For Researchers and Academics:

We can help you extend the reach of your research. Nutrition Connections offers tailored packages to meet your information needs and support knowledge sharing. Our team can work with you on everything from letters of support for proposals, to dissemination strategies tailored to your audiences for maximum impact. Key knowledge translation products include evidence reviews, digital resources, webinars and podcasts designed to highlight your research findings and implications for practice. We can also help with the knowledge translation sections of funding proposals, provide on-site support, detailed customized resources and host researcher roundtables.

To find out more about our knowledge mobilization services and the options available, click here.

To discuss how we can help you, please contact:
Karen Gough
kgough@opha.on.ca
416-367-2023