Notice anything different about the page you’re looking at right now? Maybe everything looks a little different than the last time visited Research to Reality? We are so delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website!
It has been 5 years now since NCI launched the Research to Reality community of practice. We truly envisioned this community as one that could bring together researchers and practitioners and engage in an ongoing discussion around the promise and perils of moving evidence-based cancer control programs into practice.
This new site was designed with you in mind— the 2,300 registered members of our community of practice as well as our 8,000 monthly visitors. It has been gratifying to hear from you how the "new" R2R gives you that sense of community.
From our re-organized homepage, you can start, join, or follow discussions with other community members; view upcoming events, register for webinars and meet other featured members of the R2R community and learn about their work. Registered users will also be able to view customized content and easily follow their recent activity.
Each of our tabs have been re-organized and highlight a more robust search functionality. Of particular, note, our new “Subscribe” functionality will alert you weekly about new content on R2R. We hope you will subscribe to R2R updates and readily keep track of our robust community!
Over the past year, we drew from the community of practice literature and launched several small “Learning Communities”. These R2R Learning Communities are groups where members with a shared purpose convene around common issues. Members interact regularly and learn from each other. These invitation-only groups create a ‘virtual meeting place’ for members with a shared purpose to convene around common issues related to implementation science and cancer control. The IS team is delighted to build on the success of these communities and would be delighted to further develop and support learning communities interested in moving research into practice. If you have an idea or would like to convene a community on R2R, let us know!
What do you think of our new look? Please let us know what you think!