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Engage PIs featured in Georgia Straight

Gbolahan Olarewaju
June 28th, 2019

Following the recent change in the Canadian Blood Services blood deferral period for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men from 12 to 3 months, Dr's Nathan Lachowsky and Daniel Grace were featured in an article in the Georgia Straight. Their co-authored op-ed discussed why this change,...

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Engage-Montreal is looking to add to our team!

Marc Messier-Peet
August 01st, 2019

The Engage-Montreal study site is currently hiring a part-time project agent to assist with Engage participant visits. For a description of the position and how to apply, please follow the link below: ...

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Fonds d’intervention d’Engage

Gbolahan Olarewaju
July 10th, 2019

Depuis quelques mois, les récipiendaires du Fonds d’intervention d’Engage travaillent à leurs projets respectifs. Voici quelques mises à jour : PrEP SQUAD TO -  Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP)En partenariat avec des organismes VIH, des groupes...

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Engage Findings Presented at May 2019 Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR) Conference

Ricky Rodrigues
April 16th, 2019

For the 28th Annual Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR) Conference, the Engage research team submitted a number of abstracts summarizing preliminary findings from the Engage study. The abstracts are listed briefly below, and full abstracts are available in the conference Abstract Book...

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Engage Intervention Fund

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 22nd, 2019

Over the past few months the recipients of the Engage Intervention Fund have been working on their respective projects. Here are some updates. PrEP SQUAD TO - By Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP)In partnership with local AIDS Service Organizations, community...

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Staffing Updates

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 20th, 2019

There have been some recent changes to the Engage team: Farewell Heather The Vancouver team bids farewell to our Post-Doctoral Fellow Heather Armstrong. Heather has been with us since June 2016, was instrumental in the launch of Engage and offer immense support with the data-analysis...

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Grant Application Success

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 19th, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that we received news of the success of our cohort funding application to CIHR. We have received funding that will help support the Engage cohort over the next four years. Many thanks to the team who worked on this application especially the Montreal team for...

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Engage Updates

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 18th, 2019

Recruitment In Vancouver, at 584 participants, we are nearing the final stretch in our baseline recruitment. However we still have 150 participants to go. Managing both Momentum and Engage cohort participants has created a capacity challenge that we are seeking a solution to. We...

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Research Capacity Building

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 13th, 2019

The RCB program continues to grow with new trainees and knowledge translation activities.Our most recent addition to the list of trainees is Leo Rutherford. Leo is completing a PhD in the Social Dimensions of Health at the University of Victoria. On January 25th, Leo...

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Engage RCB Updates

Gbolahan Olarewaju
July 27th, 2018

The call for applications for the Engage Research Capacity Building program for the 2018-2019 academic year was launched June 18th! As in previous years, there is one position available in Vancouver, one in Montreal, and 3 in Toronto (for Ryerson students only). The deadline for applications...

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