Category: CBR Musings

Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) is an innovative community-based research project in British Columbia, co-led by Jennifer Evin Jones (Pacific AIDS Network) and Dr. Catherine Worthington (University of Victoria), and a diverse and skilled community-based team. We are seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to be involved in this exciting opportunity to be involved in research… Read more »

In 2014, rather than holding our usual OHTN Research Conference, the Ontario HIV Treatment Network is holding a series of smaller, themed conferences. The Back to Basic Conference is expressly and specifically focused on biomedical research. Our goal is to help basic scientists and clinical science researchers communicate their work to a wide range of… Read more »

CAHR Conference 2015: Mark your calendars

CAHR 2015: Toronto, April 30-May 3 Organized annually by the Canadian Association for HIV Research, the Conference is the premier gathering in Canada for those working in all disciplines of HIV/AIDS research, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. Today we invite you to mark… Read more »

The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) funds much of the HIV/AIDS related research in Canada, including community based research. Below is a list of upcoming opportunities related to HIV/AIDS. Please visit the CIHR website for a full list of opportunities as some projects may also be able to apply for different funds. Planning and… Read more »

Summer Review of What’s Hot in HIV Research

Welcome to the Pacific AIDS Network’s summer review of What’s HOT in HIV Research! In this edition we are going to take a look at contributions by our organization and some of our partners to the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) 2014 Conference in St. John’s Newfoundland. 1. Peer Leadership Training for Positive Women… Read more »

CBR Tips: Compensating Peer Researchers

In community-based research, compensating people with lived experience to participate actively in the research process is a common practice. Peer research associates (PRAs), as these individuals are often titled, can take on diverse roles within community-based studies, and compensating PRAs for their input of time, skills, and expertise is considered a best practice. Developing a… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and McLaren Housing Society of BC are undertaking a two-year, mixed-method evaluation of McLaren’s Howe Street residential program to determine the impact of a supportive housing intervention on HIV treatment outcomes. They are currently seeking two Peer Research Associates (PRAs) to provide administrative and research support and facilitate… Read more »

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is calling for papers to be considered for the third issue of the Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research (CJACBR). The CJACBR is a peer-reviewed journal, published by CAAN, which welcomes contributions from any author. Innovative HIV/AIDS research articles which demonstrate the use of Aboriginal Community-Based Research (ACBR)… Read more »

What is the CIHR CBR Collaborative? The CIHR CBR Collaborative (a program of REACH) is a vibrant and sustainable national network fostering rigorous, relevant community-based research that will improve the health and well-being of people affected by HIV/AIDS across Canada. In order to strengthen regional partnerships and community voice, the CBR Collaborative conducts regional consultations to identify research and CBR capacity-building… Read more »

Guest post by J. Craig Phillips, Jack Boomer, and Leanne M. Currie. This post originally appeared on the Centre for Addictions Research of BC’s Matters of Substance blog. Kevan (name changed) participated in one of two participatory focus groups held in Victoria and Vancouver in the spring of 2013 to provide advice on helping create… Read more »

PAN’s Mental Health, Substance Use, HIV and HCV Research Team has been planning a research project focusing on the role of community-based organizations in implementing and adapting “best practice” models of frontline care – including case management, community development and community capacity building. As part of the planning stages of this project titled: Making it… Read more »