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Announcements

Carmen Logie, PhD alumnus, awarded a CIHR operating grant

Date: March 21, 2013

The three year project is titled Towards an understanding of structural drivers of HIV/STI and protective factors among sexual and gender minority youth in Kingston, Jamaica. The co-applicant is Peter Newman, one of the co-investigators is Charmaine Williams. The project was ranked

The winners of the CSWE 2012 Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression (SOGE) Scholarship Award

Date: March 21, 2013

Lea Tufford, Peter A. Newman, David J. Brennan, Shelley L. Craig, and Michael R. Woodford for a paper submitted on their 2012 APM accepted panel presentation, Research With Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations: Navigating the Ethics Review Process. The SOGE

Dr. Lin Fang receives SSHRC research grant for “Navigating Cultural Worlds: Understanding How Mainland Chinese Immigrants Negotiate Cross-Cultural Experiences”

Date: March 21, 2013

The project aims to understand: How Mainland Chinese immigrants negotiate their previously learned and newly acquired cultural knowledge, beliefs, and practices within their families; How these individuals negotiate with and respond to their new globalized cultural environments; and What social

Dr. Esme Fuller-Thomson and former MSW student, Sarah Brennenstuhl, publish an invited commentary in the Lancet on violence against individuals with disabilities

Date: March 21, 2013

Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson, Sandra Rotman Chair in Social Work, and former MSW student, Sarah Brennenstuhl, published an invited commentary in the Lancet on the “forgotten victims of violence”: individuals living with disabilities. Their commentary underlines the importance of coordinating efforts

Dr. David Brennan awarded CIHR Community Based Research Catalyst funding

Date: March 21, 2013

Dr. David Brennan’s project “Exploring the Health and Wellness of Long-Term HIV-positive Two-Spirit Men in Ontario” will be funded under CIHR’s HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal Health program.

Dr. Peter Newman awarded a 5-year CIHR Team Grant

Date: March 21, 2013

Dr. Peter Newman was awarded this grant for the CHVI (Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative) Team in Social and Behavioural Research on HIV Vaccines. The program of research will advance evidence to support meaningful engagement of most at risk populations for

Samantha Yee awarded the CIHR IGH Research Skills Development Award

Date: March 21, 2013

Samantha Yee (Ph.D. student) received the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health Research Skills Development Award to receive training in the UK on altruistic gamete donor recruitment models, public education strategies, and services to support individuals and families involved in donor

Deborah Sinclair awarded second year CIHR innovative research training fellowship

Date: March 21, 2013

Deborah Sinclair (Ph.D student) was awarded second year funding for a CIHR innovative research training fellowship of $21,000 for her proposal on “Women at the Intersections of Mental Health, Trauma, Addictions and Domestic Violence”  through its IMPART program (The Intersections

Dr. Ramona Alaggia, Research Advisory Team member for the landmark Today’s Parent/RBC cross-Canada survey on Children’s Mental Health.

Date: March 21, 2013

Dr. Ramona Alaggia, Factor-Inwentash Chair in Children’s Mental Health recently sat on a Roundtable to provide research expertise to the Today’s Parent research team to develop a parent’s survey about children’s mental health awareness. The Roundtable included parents and young

CIHR Café Scientifique Program Success

Date: March 21, 2013

Dr. Charmaine C. Williams’ proposal – Ain’t I a woman too? Looking at intersectionality’s relevance to the next generation of women’s health research Dr. David Brennan’s proposal – Double Jeopardy? A Salon on the Joys and Discontents of Aging with HIV (a collaboration