Tag: research

Evaluation Flash Cards from Michael Quinn Patton

The Otto Bremer Foundation recently commissioned Michael Quinn Patton to create a set of Evaluation Flash Cards that present a one-page description of basic evaluation concepts. There are a total of 25 flash cards that address a range of topics, from logic models to developmental evaluation. The Otto Bremer Foundation explains that the flash cards can help… Read more »

CATIE’s HepCInfo Update 5.17

New and Noteworthy Expanded harm reduction services decreased new Hep C infections in Scotland Implementing comprehensive harm reduction services averted an estimated 1400 new Hep C infections in Scotland, reported researchers in PLOS ONE. In 2008, the Scottish government expanded access to sterile injecting equipment, including needles, syringes, cookers, filters and water, and improved access… Read more »

Earlier this month, the Collective Impact Forum published a compilation of nine new articles about collective impact, “Collective Insights on Collective Impact”. These articles shares cutting-edge thinking from 22 practitioners, funders, community organizers, and thought-leaders engaged in collective impact work. Through the diverse voices of the authors, you can dive deeper into important collective impact topics… Read more »

CIHR Funding Opportunities for Research: Fall 2014

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. Operating Grant:… Read more »

Upcoming Webinar – Data Visualization for Evaluation

The American Evaluation Association (AEA) will be hosting a Coffee Break Webinar later this month called, “Data Visualization for Evaluation: Critical Thinking Skills, Design Principles, and Technical How-Tos”. See below for the description from the AEA: Want to visualize your data, but not sure where to start? Have a gut feeling that you’re not getting… Read more »

The Claremont Evaluation Center is hosting an upcoming Professional Development Workshop Series in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods. See below for their description of the event. ______ The Claremont Evaluation Center is pleased to bring you this longstanding series which provides practical and theoretical training in evaluation and applied research through one-day workshops, taught by academics… Read more »

Women living with HIV invited to participate in e-wHEALTH study

Are you a woman living with HIV? Do you have a computer and internet?  If yes, you are invited to take part in the e-wHEALTH study What is e-wHEALTH? Women living with HIV continue to be challenged by HIV-related stigma and fear of disclosure of their HIV status. For this reason we adapted the Women’s… Read more »

Upcoming Webinar: Introduction to Collective Impact

Innoweave is pleased to partner with the West Vancouver Community Foundation to host an Introduction to Collective Impact webinar on September 10th at 12:00pm PT. The webinar will provide an overview of Collective Impact, including how it is being used and whether it might be applicable to your community initiative. Prior to attending the webinar, we encourage… Read more »

Join community members, researchers and service providers in an evening focused on strengthening care and support for mothers living with HIV in Vancouver and beyond! Monday, September 8, 2014 5:30 – 9:00pm Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street, 1440-1430 Segal Centre, Vancouver This knowledge-to-action forum will: Discuss issues currently affecting mothers… Read more »

Approaches to Measuring Community Change Indicators

Many of the changes we expect to see as a result of community-based programming can be difficult to measure. When thinking about the outcomes of reduced poverty and increased collaboration, for example, clear indicators of success do not easily come to mind. Recognizing this challenge, Tamarack created a resource entitled, Approaches to Measuring Community Change Indicators, in collaboration with the Ontario… Read more »

The Canadian Evaluation Society is offering an upcoming workshop focusing on evaluation capacity building. See below for the blurb about the event. Does your organization have adequate capacity to carry out its evaluation function? And just what is “capacity” anyway? Evaluation capacity development (ECB) is a core element to “results-oriented management” as it is the process… Read more »