WG4: Dissemination and Outreach
Leader: Prof Vladimir TRAJKOVSKI
Faculty of Philosophy
Blvd. Goce Delchev 9A
Co-Leader: Dr Mairead O’CONNOR
School of Public Health,
UCC 4th Floor
Western Gateway Building
WG4 focuses on the dissemination of the Action and its activities and deliverables through a purpose designed accessible website, social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, blogs, open access journals, newsletters, accessible information reports and infographics, and Youtube Videos. The Action’s website and social media networks serve as the main communication channels between Action members and all relevant parties (researchers, clinicians, healthcare providers, intellectual disability organisations, advocacy groups, policymakers, screening staff, people with intellectual disabilities and carers).
- Dissemination plan for knowledge base developed during the CUPID Action to all relevant stakeholders including easy read versions for people with intellectual disabilities including annual, midterm and final reports
- Development and launch of an accessible CUPID website and social media.
- Annual online newsletters describing the progress of the Action produced
- Open access webinars developed and delivered at strategic times during the Action
- A final conference will be organised to ensure all knowledge developed during the CUPID Action is disseminated to all relevant stakeholders, policymakers and other interested stakeholders. Additionally future prospects of the knowledge developed during the CUPID action will be discussed.
Task 1Create an open access accessible CUPID Action website with all project information, including the database of experts in the field, and instructions on how to join the Action.
Task 2Actively recruit COST Action members to participate in conferences, workshops, meetings and particularly Early Stage Researchers in Training Schools.
Task 3Co-ordinate, facilitate and promote exchange and mobility within partners of the Action, to allow scientists/ Early Stage Researchers access to health care organisations and academic institutions within the network to learn new techniques, measurements or methodologies not available in their home country through STSM.
Task 4Organise webinars on providing updates and information on key emerging areas in the CUPID Action to interested parties.
Task 5Developing annual newsletters, including accessible versions,about project progress.
Task 6Presentations and workshops of the CUPID Action’s achievements at relevant conferences to raise the profile of the important work undertaken.
Task 7Organisation of the final conference in which all the CUPID networks achievements are presented.
Task 8The CUPID network will create a national and EU level roadmap to reach out to policymakers using the principles of the Research to Policy Model for Collaboration. This will help to bridge the research agenda to policy gap.