Category: CBR Musings

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 »

CIHR Winter 2013 call for research funding proposals

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 »

January Review of What’s Hot in HIV Research

The New Year has certainly come in like a gale-force wind, with many things to consider as the HIV/AIDS research world ponders next moves. Dissemination, translation and exchange of new findings continues to shape the way that we understand HIV in our country, and this month’s “review of what’s hot” shares some new reports and… Read more »

Application deadline: February 15, 2013 The REACH CBR Collaborative Centre in HIV/AIDS aims to foster rigorous, relevant community-based resarch that will improve the health and well-being of people affected by HIV in communities across Canada. While the Centre is national in scope, it aims to be highly responsive to provincial and regional needs through regional… Read more »

In early December, the BC Core Team of the REACH CBR Collaborative Centre met in Vancouver to ignite the Centre’s work here in British Columbia. Funding for the REACH CBR Collaborative Centre in HIV/AIDS was announced by CIHR in June of 2012, thereby launching a vibrant national collaborative among HIV researchers, people living with HIV,… Read more »