Research and Knowledge Exchange

How to... Design and evaluate knowledge exchange events

A guide to help you plan and evaluate your KE event, including questions to ask to assess the impact of your event.

This guide, from the CAHSS Knowledge Exchange Office, will help you design events to engage an industry, policy or practice audience, where people have been invited in their professional capacity. It provides a set of questions and prompts for you to consider during the planning stage, and advice on evaluating the impact of your event.

Other resources

ESRC Impact Toolkit

The ESRC Impact toolkit offers advice on knowledge exchange (KE) and how to evaluate this type of activity. The ESRC define KE as the enabling of two way exchange between researchers and research users to share ideas, research evidence, experiences and skills.

This section of the toolkit covers

  • Starting out: defining your purpose
  • Building contacts
  • Developing relationships
  • Evaluating your KE

Go to the ESRC impact toolkit

NCCPE public engagement toolkit

The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) website offers advice on public engagement and how to evaluate this type of activity.

This section of the website covers:

  • Why engage?
  • Who to engage with
  • Evaluation

Go to NCCPE website