2023 Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) Australia course and workshop

Event Details


Event Series External event

Location OnlineIn-person

University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan NSW, Australia


TIDIRH (Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health) Australia is a training course in implementation science including a face-to-face workshop, run by the National Centre of Implementation Science (NCOIS), and developed in collaboration with the successful U.S based TIDIRH.

Approximately 30 participants will be allocated into small groups, each supported by a pair of expert facilitators, where they will work through five online modules at times that suit the participants during July, August and September 2023, including:

  • Introduction to dissemination and implementation
  • Models and theories
  • Implementation strategies
  • Measures, evaluation and design
  • Fidelity and adaptation

Following completion of the modules each participant will also be asked to submit a revised project concept paper as a prerequisite for attending the 3-day face-to-face workshop in Newcastle, NSW from 17 to 19 October 2023, which will cover: 

  • Specialised/extended topic presentations  
  • Small group and whole group networking 
  • Small group project feedback from expert facilitators
  • Tutorial sessions 
  • Q&A with dissemination and implementation experts

Participants will lead their own learning, including participation in small group activities and in assignment submissions.

Applicants must apply electronically by 9am Monday 1st May 2023.


To be eligible, participants must meet all of the following criteria: 

  • Early mid career researchers (<10 years post-doc), health professionals and/or health service management with an interest in D&I across health care, public health, and community health settings. 
  • Attainment of a doctoral degree  or a research track record demonstrated by current activity and evidence of research productivity (e.g. grants, publications, PhD student supervision). 
  • Evidence of a feasible D&I research concept ready to work on throughout the course. This should be a project you plan to conduct and/or are submitting for funding.  
  • Willing and able to pay: $1500 AUD course fee, personal travel expenses (round-trip, ground transportation, accommodation, and evening meals) and attend and actively participate in the entire online and in-person training institute, if accepted.  

Researchers based in Australia, or internationally, are welcome to apply.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate experience with—or potential for—working effectively in trans-disciplinary teams and who have strong partnerships with—or are embedded within—health care delivery, public health, or community-based networks across a variety of organisations.