Journal article

A mixed-methods study to explore opinions of research translation held by researchers working in a Centre of Research Excellence in Australia

Elizabeth A Lynch, Shanthi A Ramanathan, Sandy Middleton, Julie Bernhardt, Michael Nilsson, Dominique A Cadilhac

BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: There is a growing need for researchers to demonstrate impact, which is reliant on successful research translation. The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council funded a Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery (CRE-Stroke) to enhance collaborations between researchers conducting different types of stroke rehabilitation research. The purpose of this study was to explore opinions about research translation held by CRE-Stroke researchers conducting preclinical and clinical research, in terms of scope, importance, responsibility and perceived skills and knowledge. DESIGN: Mixed-methods study, comprising a paper-based survey and semistru..

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