On Writing About The Ring

The press write about research, but for whom? By Katie Stark At the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), the ASPIRE study team presented their findings on their successes of their Dapivirine intravaginal microbicide ring. Although this finding has the potential to significantly impact the transmission of HIV to women, the news has not... Continue Reading →


Behind the Scenes: Research Translation

Triana So what do we mean when we say ‘research translation’? In its most simple form, research translation is a systematic approach to convert research findings into practical applications to improve health and wellbeing. Beyond this, the definitions vary widely in interpretation. In the medical field, it is sometimes called “bench to bedside”, meaning the... Continue Reading →

Mobile Lovin’: Sexting and Today’s Dating Scene

Hilary On February 13th I presented “Mobile Love” at “Sexpertise,” a three-day conference on sexuality and relationships organized by University Health Services and Sexperteam. The event focused on how sexting via mobile media (such as SnapChat, Tinder and Grindr) can affect relationship dynamics, healthy communication between partners, and online safety and privacy. Sexting, or sharing... Continue Reading →

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