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Monday, June 27th from 2:00-3:00pm EST Register here Summer means the launch of Pride celebrations in Canada, with Toronto Pride Month having kicked off on June 1st. To add to the festivities and round out the month, “What’s Hot with Peer Researchers?” will be hosting a special Pride Edition on Monday, June 27th from 2:00-3:00pm… Read more »

Universities Without Walls – Flipped Conference Invite

At traditional conferences, we believe the most meaningful and lasting connections are often made outside the plenary sessions. New friendships are formed after colleagues bump into each other in hallways, hotel rooms, share libations. So we’re making a conscious effort to bring the water cooler conversations up on to the podium. Instead of spending our… Read more »

New UWW Module on Program Science

The Universities Without Walls team is very excited to let you know that a new Program Science Module is now ready for your viewing and learning pleasure. This is an introductory module targeted at community organizations. Users will learn about the guiding principles of Program Science and the strengths of this methodology in the HIV/AIDS research… Read more »

Tuesday, December 1st @ 2:00 PM EST “What’s Hot with Peer Research Associates (PRAs)?” is an online talk show about community-based research that has people living with HIV as the main protagonists. 10th Edition, World AIDS Day special, “Peer Power”: Celebrating the work of HIV Peer Researchers Hosted by James Watson and Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco On… Read more »

Universities without Walls is excited to announce two partnered Fellowship programs. You can apply through the hyperlinks below, and the application deadline is August 11th, 2015 at 5:00 PM EST. 1)   The UWW/weSpeak Fellowship to join a 5-year program of research and related activities with African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) heterosexual men in Ontario to: enhance… Read more »

Wednesday, May 13th, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST CLICK HERE to learn more and watch Todd’s welcome video. Gay and bisexual men’s HIV research tends to focus on men living in and around metropolitan regions, ignoring the lives of men living across the entire province. This session will provide an example of a project involving… Read more »

Institutional ethnography & investigations into the social dimensions of HIV Wednesday, April 29 2:00-3:00pm EST CLICK HERE to register and watch Colin’s welcome video. This online colloquia will provide an introduction to a form of sociological research called institutional ethnography. As we explore the ways that institutional ethnography can be applied to social studies of… Read more »

Wednesday, March 18th, 11:00AM – 12:00PM PST Hosted by Jamie Reschny (University of Northern BC), this online colloquium will provide an overview of Jamie’s research, which assesses the comprehensiveness of HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people who inject drugs (PWID) in Northern BC. By participating, you will have an opportunity to discuss potential… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Sign up for the Bringing Research Back to Communities Webinar

Bringing Research Back to Communities: A Webinar on HIV Knowledge Translation Moving research into policy, programs and practice is vital to community-based HIV research. Knowledge translation (KT) bridges the gap between researchers and communities and ensures that results get shared with those who can use them. This webinar will explore KT, using the Canadian HIV… Read more »

UWW is the educational and training arm of the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS. We provide a national interdisciplinary learning and mentorship program, connecting academics, community members and policy makers to explore HIV research together. The program is funded by a Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (STIHR) grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health… Read more »