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Friday, April 21 • 9:45am - 11:45am
Strategies for Activating the Research: Brainstorming Creative Mechanisms for Disseminating Research in Ways that Spark Action LIMITED
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Evidence-based information is likely critical to your work to enhance the quality and rigor of your practice, advocacy, communications and decision-making about connecting children to nature. Evidence, generated through research and evaluation, is typically disseminated through scientific publications and other mechanisms not easily accessible, or useful, to C&NN’s constituents. In this Action Lab, C&NN’s directors of research and communications will engage you in lively brainstorming to generate ideas for creative and effective ways that C&NN can 1) collect information from you about ongoing needs for evidence-based information, and 2) translate and disseminate research in ways that help you activate that evidence through your work. 

Max Capacity: 40 

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Cathy Jordan

Consulting Research Director, Children and Nature Network
Cathy Jordan, PhD is the consulting Research Director for the Children & Nature Network. She is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Extension at the University of Minnesota. As C&NN's Research Director, Cathy leads the Research Library, which curates and makes accessible the scientific... Read More →
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Laura Mylan

CSO, External Relations, Children & Nature Network

Friday April 21, 2017 9:45am - 11:45am PDT
Oak 1 (2nd Floor)