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Will you take on the challenge? Combatting racism in our communities will require all our efforts.

Engage
June 27th, 2022

It’s been over two years now since the first COVID-19 lockdowns were implemented across Canada. Two years on and we’re living in a very different world. COVID-19 has laid bare the vulnerabilities in our public health system and has shown government, at all levels, that there is much to do...

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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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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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Engage-Toronto is looking for Postdoctoral Fellows

Keith Reynolds
April 30th, 2021

The CIHR-funded Engage Cohort Study (Engage) is recruiting for 2 Postdoctoral Fellows (2 years each) to begin as soon as possible. The primary focus of these positions will be to support Engage qualitative and quantitative research activities related to understanding the direct and indirect...

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Call for Applications: CIHR Qualitative Postdoctoral Fellowship

EngageTO
July 07th, 2020

The CIHR Engage Cohort Study is recruiting for a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellow to begin as soon as possible. The primary focus of this position will be to support Engage qualitative research activities related to understanding the direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19 on the health of sexual and...

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Engage Toronto Recruitment Complete!

EngageTO
August 27th, 2019

Engage Toronto met its recruitment goal at the end of July! Thank you to the more than 500 guys from across the GTA who took part in the study and continued to recruit new participants. We couldn't have done it without you! We're also grateful to our community partners, staff, and funders for...

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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 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 Toronto Closed During CAHR Conference

EngageTO
May 03rd, 2019

Please note that the Engage Toronto Office will be closed from Wednesday May 8th to Saturday May 9th (inclusive), 2019, as Engage staff will be attending the annual conference of the Canadian Association for HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR) in Saskatoon, SK. Please click here for more information about...

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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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