Category: CBR Musings

PAN is pleased to announce the launch of our new whiteboard video, “What supports housing and health for people living with HIV in BC?”, as part of our ongoing knowledge translation and sharing of findings for our community-based research study, Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH). We decided to develop this whiteboard explainer video to help… Read more »

Job Posting: Research Coordinator, Heads Up! 2 Study

Position:            Research Coordinator – HEADS UP! 2: A CBR study to improve cognitive health services for people living with HIV Period:               Up to 3 years (starting June/July 2019) Status:               0.6 FTE (3 days/week)   STUDY SUMMARY   HEADS UP! 2 is a community-based research (CBR) study with the aim of collaboratively developing tools to support… Read more »

Living in the Lower Mainland means a hyper-awareness of the housing affordability crisis. It is impossible to ignore the uncomfortable reality that the Lower Mainland is an expensive place to live. Similarly, in Positive Living, Positive Homes (PLPH for short), a community-based research study, it became evident that the housing affordability crisis in the Lower… Read more »

Universities Without Walls seminar 9: “A narrative inquiry study into the experiences of transitions into and out of correctional facilities in Alberta for people living with HIV”   Date: Monday April 15th, 2019. This is an online event and you must register in advance. Time: The registration will tell you to log on next Monday, April… Read more »

As I read through interviews from Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) (a community-based research study that explores experiences of people living with HIV on HIV and housing over time), one thing that has struck me is the way that unstable housing can affect people’s experience of time. Many people have shared that when they do… Read more »

Background:In 2015, PAN began the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index (BC Stigma Index), a community-based research (CBR) study to document the experiences of stigma and discrimination from the perspective of people living with HIV (PLHIV). One of the objectives of this study was to “support PLHIV to be Stigma Index leaders & build… Read more »

PAN Research and Evaluation programs are made possible through PAN’s partnership with the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS, and the CIHR CBR Collaborative (A Program of REACH). The following post is part of a collection of Regional Accomplishment and Change Stories that were originally published on the REACH site to reflect on work during the REACH 2.0 funding period…. Read more »

Want to learn about Community-based research (CBR) with Universities Without Walls (UWW)? Tools for CBR is a fun, hands-on, course offered in partnership with Continuing Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) since 2016. The goal is to learn the basics of Community Based Research (CBR) using one preferred example: the diversity… Read more »

Home and Choice

by Megan Deyman Life is often said to be defined by a series of choices. Day after day, month after month, year after year, we make choices about every detail of our lives. We make choices about what to eat, what to wear, what to say and how to say it, how to react, who… Read more »

Part 3* This is the third part of a three-part blog where I’m sharing what I have learned from the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit held in Washington DC on August 1st and 2nd. You can still have a read of part 1 and part 2 if you missed them. An interesting… Read more »

  Part 2* This is the second part of a three-part blog where I am sharing what I learned from the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit held in Washington DC on August 1st and 2nd. Missed the first part? Click here for a read! All throughout the Summit, there were some great… Read more »

UPDATE, September 26, 2018 Due to scheduling issues beyond our control, we will be recording this webinar for on-demand viewing. Watch the PAN Weekly News for its release.   Not subscribed to PAN Weekly News? Subscribe on our home page. PAN’s Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) research study is giving us much to think about… Read more »