Announcements

Medication to prevent HIV not reaching those who need it most: Engage study highlights barriers to accessing PrEP

Engage
August 11th, 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia—In 2016, Health Canada approved a highly effective medication to prevent new HIV infections. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a shown to reduce HIV acquisition for HIV-negative individuals by 86% in clinical trials. Yet, new HIV diagnoses in Canada have remained...

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Sex during COVID-19: What strategies did gay, bisexual, and queer guys use to stay safe?

Engage
May 18th, 2022

COVID-19 brought unprecedented changes to the way we socialize, but what did it mean for sex? For many queer men, the pandemic meant less activity between the sheets, but it also meant creative solutions like camming and sexting, or changes to in-person sexual encounters.  As part of...

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Employment Opportunity – Sexual Health Research Nurse

Engage
November 02nd, 2021

Department: HIV Prevention Lab, Department of PsychologyPosition supervisor: Dr. Trevor HartContract length: 12 monthsHours of work per week: 36.25Position type: Full-timeRate of pay: $67,000 About Ryerson At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a...

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Engage COVID-19 Study

Engage
May 17th, 2021

The Engage COVID-19 study seeks to document SARS-COV-2 infection, immunity and related determinants among gay and bisexual men (GBM), and to examine how this population perceives and is impacted by measures to curb the spread of the disease. We are using a mixed-methods approach (using...

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