Dr Megan Auld
Research and Ethics Coordinator; Manager – Queensland Cerebral Palsy Register at Choice, Passion, Life and Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Queensland
Speaker Bio: Dr Megan Auld is a physiotherapist, researcher and mum. When she isn’t doing school pick-ups or plaiting hair, Megan coordinates research and ethics at Choice, Passion, Life, Queensland's largest non-government disability service provider and is the manager of the Queensland Cerebral Palsy Register. Megan first got into Knowledge Translation when she completed a NHRMC Translation of Research into Practice Fellowship, embedding the findings from her PhD into practice. Following this, Megan worked as a Knowledge Broker at The University of Queensland with Dr Emmah Doig, contributing to the development of resources and training programs to build capacity for academic staff in knowledge translation. Megan is on the Knowledge Translation and Impact subcommittee in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Queensland, where she also contributes to teaching and research. She is a member of the Best Practice Subcommittee for the International Alliance of Childhood Disabilities and the Scientific Education Portfolio for the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. Megan loves to use storytelling and analogies to break complex research ideas down into memorable and easy to understand concepts for end-users of research.