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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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Engage Intervention Fund Recipients

Gbolahan Olarewaju
July 27th, 2018

The Engage Intervention Fund Committee was happy to see such interest and a high calibre of applications for this fund. We received 10 applications, 4 of which were ultimately selected for funding based on the following criteria. Relevance: The application should have been an intervention,...

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Engage Updates

Gbolahan Olarewaju
July 15th, 2018

Vancouver In Vancouver, we continue to see both Momentum and Engage cohort participants. We are seeing participants for their 3rd visit and continue to recruit new participants. Recruitment picked up over the past few moths and we are averaging about 40 new participants per month. To aid with...

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Call for Applications: Engage Research Capacity Building Program 2018/19

Gbolahan Olarewaju
July 10th, 2018

The ENGAGE Team is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Engage Studentship Awards competition. Who is Eligible?  We invite applications from graduate level students who are enrolled or plan to be enrolled in full-time programs at recognized institutions in September 2018 and are interested in...

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