News

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New participation opportunity for Addressing sexual- and drug-related HIV risk among young gay, bisexual and other MSM study

New participation opportunity for Addressing sexual- and drug-related HIV risk among young gay, bisexual and other MSM study

Are you 15-30 year old man, MSM, and recently accessed PrEP? Click here for a research opportunity.

Trans-Inclusive Abortion Services

Trans-Inclusive Abortion Services

A.J. Lowik, YSHT Graduate Research Assistant, recently authored the Trans-Inclusive Abortion Services manual.

Caroline Mniszak, YSHT RA, recently finished her Master’s thesis

Caroline Mniszak, YSHT RA, recently finished her Master’s thesis

Caroline’s thesis, titled Exploring the Information Contexts of young fathers in two British Columbian cities, discusses the gendered experiences of young fathers searching for parenting information.

Emmanuelle Andrews, YSHT RA, co-edited a special issue of The Capilano Review

Emmanuelle Andrews, YSHT RA, co-edited a special issue of The Capilano Review

Congratulations to YSHT RA Emmanuelle Andrews for co-editing a special issue of The Capilano Review, which focused on “the work of words” for black creators.

YSHT RA Rodney Stehr attends the Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research thanks to scholarship

YSHT RA Rodney Stehr attends the Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research thanks to scholarship

Rodney is grateful and excited about the opportunity to attend the Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research thanks to a Community Registration Scholarship

Profile on Rod Knight featured on SPPH website

Profile on Rod Knight featured on SPPH website

Rod Knight is featured on the School of Population and Public Health’s webpage “Meet Our Alumni.”

New article published by the Cathy Chabot and YSHT collaborators

New article published by the Cathy Chabot and YSHT collaborators

The article is titled “Anticipating the potential for positive uptake and adaptation in the implementation of a publicly funded online STBBI testing service: a qualitative analysis”

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 crystal meth during sexual encounters? Want to receive $30 by participating in an interview? Researchers at UBC’s Youth Sexual […]

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