Category: Community-Based Research

National Food Security Study: Initial BC Findings

The Food Security Study is a national community-based research study that examined the impact of food security on health outcomes of people living with HIV in Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. This study was community-led and took place in multiple sites across the province. There were 328 HIV-positive people in BC who were interviewed by… Read more »

Webcast: Evolving issues for participants in HIV research

The sixth workshop in the 2013-2014 series of free open discussion forums for people living with HIV hosted by the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) is on evolving issues for participants in HIV research. It will focus on The changing scope of biomedical research issues Questions to consider as a researcher and as a participant… Read more »

Reminder: Building Intergenerational Gay and Bi Communities With only one week left to go, please don’t forget to RSVP and let your friends and colleagues know about Building Intergenerational Gay and Bi Communities. This event will bring together generations of gay and bi men for an all ages discussion on the topics of life course,… Read more »

Canadian AIDS Society survey on rural and remote HIV services

The Canadian  AIDS Society has launched a survey to gather information about rural and remote HIV services. The purpose of this survey is to learn more about the needs of agencies, organizations and programs that deliver HIV/AIDS services to people living in rural and remote regions of Canada. They hope that the insights gleaned from… Read more »

CIHR Funding Opportunities for Research – Winter/Spring 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 »

5 Questions with Researcher Catherine Worthington

Catherine Worthington, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria Faculty of Human and Social Development. She has expertise in program evaluation, survey methods, and qualitative methods. Cathy has a long history of collaboration with HIV communities in conducting community-based and participatory research. As… Read more »

CHIWOS study hiring peer research associates

        JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Peer Research Associate (PRA) (*Up to 2 Positions Available*) JOB DEFINITION: PRAs are women living with HIV who are hired and trained as researchers on our core study team, and who have experiences and identities in common with the study participants that they will recruit and interview…. Read more »