Tag: Research

COVID-19 Response: From Monitoring to Vaccination

“Detecting SARS-CoV-2 in BC’s Wastewater” and “Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative in BC” were two major COVID-19 projects we’re proud to have funded between 2020-2022. Click over to learn more about both.

Newsletter #13: June 2020

A message from our Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry, COVID-19 research at the BC Centre for Disease Control, social justice, and public health are some of the topics we cover in our June newsletter.

BC COVID-19 Combat Collective

The BCCDC Foundation has joined forces with VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, BC Cancer Foundation, and UBC to combat COVID-19 in BC.

Combating COVID-19 on a population level

Gifts to the Emergency Response Fund are supporting 3 phases of public health research at the BCCDC, which will keep British Columbians safe from COVID-19.

BCCDC Researchers in personal protective equipment with red banner that says "update"

Rapid Response to COVID-19: Your donations at work

British Columbians have contributed over $320,000 to support new research at the BCCDC that will protect us from COVID-19

The Threat & Reality of Conversion Therapy in Canada

Guest post by Dr Travis Salway Assistant Professor, Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University Affiliated Researcher, BC Centre for Disease Control and Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity When I was a teenager, I did my best to hide the fact that I was gay. I had a girlfriend and a buzzcut and avoided talking …

Call for Applications for Fall 2019 OAP Competition Now Open!

Are you a faculty member at the BCCDC/BCPHL with a new research question that you’d like to pilot to see if it can be developed further or are you looking to help fund a workshop, or for travel funding? If so, you’re in luck; the BCCDC Foundation Open Awards Program competition for Fall 2019 is …

Open Awards Program: Fall 2018 Competition Successful Applications

The BCCDC Foundation is happy to announce that the Scientific Advisory Board has reviewed the most recent recent applications and has awarded grants for three new Blue Sky research awards of $10,000. Dr. Mark Gilbert and his team have been awarded funds to explore anxiety among clients of SmartSexResource.com’s sexual health chat services for the …

Ongoing Partnership Update: Vancouver Foundation

The BCCDC Foundation is proud to partner with the Vancouver Foundation who have provided funding for an ongoing project titled, “Preventing syphilis among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM): a qualitative study” which focuses on exploring the individual, community, and structural drivers of health, particularly as it pertains to syphilis …

Open Awards Program: Five Successful Applications for Fall 2017 Competition

The Foundation is pleased to announce that its Scientific Advisory Board has awarded grants for five new projects; all for “Blue Sky” research awards. Dr. Naomi Dove and her team have been awarded funds for: “A pilot study to investigate models for sexual/mental health service integration in the context of population health inequities”. Dr. Eleni …