Tag: research

Job Posting – Full Time Contract Position – CAAN

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), in partnership with the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR); CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN); CIHR Centre for REACH (REACH); and the CIHR Social Research Centre for HIV Prevention (SRC), is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator for the Refining the Research Response: An Aboriginal HIV and AIDS Research… Read more »

The world’s largest international open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 19 to 22 July 2015  The International AIDS Society (IAS) has announced the selection of Vancouver as the host of the 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS2015).IAS 2015 will take place at the… Read more »

June 7, 2013 Feature: Search Pyramids from the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. [REGISTER HERE] 1pm EDT (10am PDT) Need a faster, more efficient way to find high quality research evidence? Searching online for research evidence can be frustrating.  Searching can take a lot of time and may not produce the results you… 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 »

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 »

The Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation & the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America’s partnered to survey service providers to determine their existing knowledge, and their knowledge, training, technical assistance and capacity building needs in relation to older adults with HIV. To download this report, follow the link below. Responding to HIV and Aging:… 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 »

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 »

In this guest blog post, CATIE’s James Wilton explores the challenges and opportunities in moving research around new HIV prevention technologies into practice, highlighting the important role of community based organizations in implementing new approaches to HIV prevention and in doing community-based research to evaluate new models of intervention. ——————————————————————————————————- Moving research on new “biomedical”… Read more »