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Socio-cultural contexts and young men’s sexual lives (Context Study)

Socio-cultural contexts and young men’s sexual lives (Context Study)

Are you a young man 15-30 years old? Do you identify as a man? (Cisgender and Transgender men are eligible) Have you been or are you currently sexually active with other men? Have you ever used substances during sexual encounters? Want to receive $30 by participating in an interview? Researchers at UBC’s Youth Sexual Health […]

New Reports on Young Parents’ Housing Experiences in Greater Vancouver

New Reports on Young Parents’ Housing Experiences in Greater Vancouver

Data from the Young Parents Study has shown housing to be a major challenge for young parents in Greater Vancouver.

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health Announces Appointment of Professor Jeannie Shoveller as New Member of the CIHR Governing Council
New article by Devon Greyson regarding the information practices of young mothers

New article by Devon Greyson regarding the information practices of young mothers

Greyson et al. explore the health information behaviour of young parents in a new article published in ASIS&T and how others perceive young parents to be knowledgeable or ignorant on certain topics. Check out our Journal Articles section for a link to the article.

Article published by YSHT Research Assistant, Mohammad Karamouzian, in Archives of Sexual Behaviour

Article published by YSHT Research Assistant, Mohammad Karamouzian, in Archives of Sexual Behaviour

The study titled “Perceived Devaluation and STI Testing Uptake among a Cohort of Street-Involved Youth in a Canadian Setting” found that high levels of perceived devaluation among street-involved youth affected STI testing uptake.

New article by Devon Greyson on Information world mapping

New article by Devon Greyson on Information world mapping

YSHT PhD Trainee Devon Greyson recently published an article describing Information world mapping methods in Library & Information Science Research. Check out our Journal Articles section for a link to the article.

Report and article on young mothers’ birth stories

Report and article on young mothers’ birth stories

New report and article about the birth stories of young mothers. Check out our Publications section for a link to the article and our Reports section for a link to the report.

Sexual identity disparities in Canadians’ mental health outcomes are mediated by life stress and moderated by a sense of community belonging.

Sexual identity disparities in Canadians’ mental health outcomes are mediated by life stress and moderated by a sense of community belonging.

YSHT PhD Trainee Basia Pakula recently had her findings published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology on this topic. Check out our Journal Articles section for a link to the article.

Article about TasP implementation challenges and opportunities

Article about TasP implementation challenges and opportunities

Former YSHT PhD Trainee Rod Knight and others published an article on this topic in BMC Public Health. Check out our Journal Articles section for a link to the article.

Study shows more mental health issues among lesbian, gay and bisexual Canadians

Study shows more mental health issues among lesbian, gay and bisexual Canadians

The American Journal of Public Health recently published YSHT PhD Trainee Basia Pakula’s research on this topic. Check out our Journal Articles section for a link to the article.