Emma Tavender

Knowledge Translation Co-ordinator

Dr Emma Tavender works at the MCRI Emergency Research group in the role of Knowledge Translation Co-ordinator. Emma’s role involves research in implementation science and developing and implementing strategies for the translation of knowledge into practice in the Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) setting.


Emma’s background includes over 15 years with the Cochrane Collaboration as a systematic review author and Managing Editor. Emma has a wealth of knowledge and experience in evidence-based medicine, systematic review methodology and undertaking systematic reviews of complex interventions that aim to change professional and organizational behavior.


Emma’s research interests, that formed part of her PhD, include understanding health professional behavior and developing targeted, theory-informed interventions to increase the uptake of evidence in the ED setting.

0920-1025 UK / 1820-1925 Syd / 0420-0525 NY

Wednesday 26th August 2020

Causation + correlation: cutting-edge research

Chair: Dani Hall


BaNGing down the door: bronchiolitis + nasogastric feeds
Alyssa Courtney


PIC'ing up the scraps: petechiae in children
Tom Waterfield


Elephants and grey zones: imaging for head injury in children
Franz Babl and Emma Tavender



A special musical performance from Coldspray (Little People and Sounds of Sepsis)