Category: CBR Musings

Universities Without Walls HIV SOS Seminars Online Series welcomes Dr. Barry Adam (U of Windsor, Ontario HIV Treatment Network) who provides a thought-provoking talk titled “Where are we in HIV Reduction among Gay, Bisexual, and other Men who have Sex with Men?” and welcomes you online in an engaging seminar conversation. When? Watch Dr. Adam’s… Read more »

REACH Webinar on Respondent-Driven Sampling April 4

The REACH Capacity Building Committee invites you to learn about: Respondent-Driven Sampling Respondent-driven sampling (RDS), combines “snowball sampling” (getting individuals to refer those they know, these individuals in turn refer those they know and so on) with a mathematical model that weights the sample to compensate for the fact that the sample was collected in… Read more »

Capacity building survey: social media & research

Social media have big implications for how researchers (and people in general) communicate and collaborate. The Capacity-Building Committee of the Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS (of which PAN is a member) has launched this short survey to learn about the capacity building needs and interests of REACH members. The survey should take less than ten… Read more »

March Review of What’s Hot in HIV Research

What’s Hot: The HIV Treatment Cascade I didn’t attend AIDS 2012 in Washington last July, but I do remember that when others came back they were all abuzz about the concept of the treatment cascade as possibly the next “big thing” in the way that we conceptualize HIV prevention and treatment. Now, many months later,… Read more »

CIHR Spring 2013 Funding Opportunities

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 Grants:… Read more »

CAAN job posting: Family Matters Research Coordinator

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) in partnership with the University of Victoria and an excellent national community-based research team is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator for the Family Matters: Informing a family-based model of care with Aboriginal families affected by HIV research project. The aim of this project is to engage with Aboriginal families… Read more »

Last week, almost 70 individuals from around the province joined the Pacific AIDS network in Richmond for a lively 2-day event called Knowledge to Action: Strategic Directions for Community-Based Research (K2A2013). The enthusiasm and engagement from the diverse participants – from peer research associates, to community-based organization representatives, to academic researchers, and others – reminded me… Read more »

The North American Housing & HIV/AIDS Research Summit VII is taking place September 24 to 27 in Montreal. Save the date! The Housing & HIV/AIDS Research Summit Series provides a unique interdisciplinary forum for presentation and discussion of new findings on the role of housing in HIV prevention and care. Watch for updates and the… Read more »

HIV and Aging: An Environmental Scan of Programs and Services in Canada Please join the PROJECT TEAM! Click here to download this announcement. The Project Team will be composed of: • Universities without Walls Fellow Charles Furlotte • People living, and aging with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) • Mentors, Le-Ann Dolan and Glenn Betteridge (CWGHR) • National… Read more »

CHIWOS Study hiring Peer Research Associates

The BC CHIWOS (Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study) Team is officially transitioning to the second phase of CHIWOS, the national survey phase, where they plan to enroll 350 women living with HIV from across British Columbia into their study beginning in May 2013. In anticipation of roll-out in May, they are now initiating a… Read more »