Tag: Research

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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 …

Open Awards Program: Three Successful Applications for Spring 2017 Competition

The Foundation is pleased to announce that it’s Scientific Advisory Board has awarded grants for three new projects: one in each category for workshop funding, travel funding, and one ‘Blue Sky’ research award. Workshop Drs Gina Ogilvie and Mark Gilbert and their team have been awarded funding towards, “Supporting Regional Participation in a Collaborative Implementation …

BCCDC Foundation as a Connector: Grand Rounds

The BCCDC has been hosting ‘Grand Rounds’, a series of knowledge translation sessions, with internal and external speakers and guests for over 15 years. This program is accredited as a Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The BCCDC Foundation provided funding in 2013 to support an …

Celebrate Research Week – A Success!

Research Week for 2016 has wrapped up-an entire week of events that highlighted the excellence in research being done at the BC Centre for Disease Control. Two days of symposia presentations, plus two riveting keynote speakers, plus two great workshops, thirty posters and one reception equals an entire week celebrating BCCDC research. The BCCDC Foundation …

BCCDC Research Week is here!

The 9th annual BCCDC Research Week is taking place October 24-28, 2016. Join your colleagues for an action-packed week of workshops, presentation of fascinating and leading-edge research and of course some vital networking time. This year’s theme is Public Health: Global Challenges, Local Solutions; and we’ve integrated it into all aspects of the programme. From the …