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Advancing the argument for validity of the Alberta Context Tool with healthcare aides in residential long-term careDownload
Background: Organizational context has the potential to influence the use of new knowledge. However, despite advances in understanding the theoretical base of organizational context, its measurement has not been adequately addressed, limiting our ability to quantify and assess context in...
According to many biologists, explaining the evolution of morphological novelty and behavioral innovation are central endeavors in contemporary evolutionary biology. These endeavors are inherently multidisciplinary but also have involved a high degree of controversy. One key source of controversy...
The recent success of design-driven companies has generated much inquiry into the question of what is design thinking because many companies have begun to realize how design thinking affects their competitiveness. However, these companies do not understand the so-called design-driven process, and...
Evolving the theory and praxis of knowledge translation through social interaction: A social phenomenological studyDownload
Background: As an inherently human process fraught with subjectivity, dynamic interaction, and change, social interaction knowledge translation (KT) invites implementation scientists to explore what might be learned from adopting the academic tradition of social constructivism and an interpretive...
Gender-differentiated Innovations in Response to Climate Change: Evidence from Smallholder Agriculture in 4 countries in East AfricaDownload
We investigate gender differentiated innovations regarding maize production among households in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. We find that innovation is positively influenced by access to information assets and on farm water, amount of land, and number of income sources, with Kenya and...
The word “mummer” has been used to describe many different people doing many kinds of things, ranging through both space and time, from at least the 18th century to modern days, from the Old World to the New World. In the past these have conventionally been treated as discrete practices or...
Homology in comparative, molecular, and evolutionary developmental biology: The radiation of a conceptDownload
The present paper analyzes the use and understanding of the homology concept across different biological disciplines. It is argued that in its history, the homology concept underwent a sort of adaptive radiation. Once it migrated from comparative anatomy into new biological fields, the homology...
Background: The Seniors Health Research Transfer Network (SHRTN) Collaborative is a network of networks that work together to improve the health and health care of Ontario seniors. The collaborative facilitates knowledge exchange through a library service, knowledge brokers (KBs), local...