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Episode 4: Dr Kirstin Mitchell

Episode 4: Dr Kirstin Mitchell

In episode 4, Dr Kirstin Mitchell talks to Dr Karen Lorimer at the Natsal-3 symposium held in Edinburgh about sexual functioning findings from the Natsal-3. You can subscribe to these podcasts on iTunes. »

Weekly Roundup of articles and news – 23rd May 2014

Weekly Roundup of articles and news – 23rd May 2014

Pre-exposure prophylaxis to intensify the fight against HIV Lancet – comment HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in men who have sex with men and transgender women: a secondary analysis of a phase 3 randomised controlled efficacy trial Buchbinder et al. Lancet Advancing population and public health ethics regarding HIV testing: a scoping review Rod Knight, Jean Shoveller, Devon Greyson, Thomas Kerr... »

Weekly Roundup 25th April 2014

Weekly Roundup 25th April 2014

Podcast Ep2: Dr Rosie Webster discusses an online condom use trial A second podcast episode from the SHRN podcast series is now online HERE and can also be found on iTunes HERE (or perhaps Saturday if you’ve subscribed). In Ep2, Dr Karen Lorimer talks to Dr Rosie Webster who works in the e-health unit in the department of Primary Care and Population Health at University College London.  Rosi... »

Weekly Roundup – 24th Jan 2014

Weekly Roundup – 24th Jan 2014

New published articles this week: We hope you’re enjoying receiving the SHRN newsletter.  If you would like anything featured, please contact enquiries@sexualhealthnetwork.org.uk HIV Tuning in to HIV awareness Natalie Harrison The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 14, Issue 2, Page 108, February 2014 Factors associated with recency of HIV testing amongst men residing in Scotland who have se... »

Weekly roundup of published sexual health events and articles – 22 Nov 13

Weekly roundup of published sexual health events and articles – 22 Nov 13

HIV Preventive misconception and adolescents’ knowledge about HIV vaccine trials Mary A Ott, Andreia B Alexander, Michelle Lally, John B Steever, Gregory D Zimet, the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network (ATN) for HIV/AIDS Interventions J Med Ethics, 1 December 2013 Behavioural interventions to reduce sexual risk for HIV in heterosexual couples: a meta-analysis Jessica M LaCroix, Jennifer A Pellowsk... »

Weekly roundup of sexual health published articles – 18th Oct 13

Weekly roundup of sexual health published articles – 18th Oct 13

We hope you’re enjoying reading the SHRN weekly updates of published research. If you would like anything featured, please contact enquiries@sexualhealthnetwork.org.uk In Sexually Transmitted Infections November 2013, Volume 89, Issue 7 Editorials WHO guidelines for HIV/STI prevention and care among MSM and transgender people: implications for policy and practice Jenny Cohen, Ying-Ru Lo, Car... »

Young Men and Unintended Pregnancy: A Movie-Based Educational Resource

Young Men and Unintended Pregnancy: A Movie-Based Educational Resource

An educational resource about unintended teenage pregnancy aimed at young men has been developed by a research team at Queen’s University Belfast and the Medical Research Council’s Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow. The resource, entitled ‘If I were Jack…’ is based upon an interactive video drama which tells the story of an unintended teenage pregnancy from the poin... »

Weekly roundup of sexual health articles and news items – 4th Oct 13

Weekly roundup of sexual health articles and news items – 4th Oct 13

*|MC:SUBJECT|* A weekly roundup of sexual health articles and news! Follow Us On Twitter Forward To A Friend Here is a selection of sexual health-related journal articles and news items For more information and other posts, please visit the SHRN website www.sexualhealthnetwork.org.uk Journal articles It's been a busy week for HIV-related research publications and there are some interesting upc... »

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New lay summary report published on what young men think about Internet-based chlamydia screening

Formative research exploring the feasibility of developing a novel Internet-based approach to proactive screening of young heterosexual men for Chlamydia trachomatis Karen Lorimer (Glasgow Caledonian University) Lisa McDaid (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow) Online social media, such as social networking sites (e.g., Facebook), blogs and chat rooms have become ... »

Involving young people in research – lecture June 13

Involving young people in research – lecture June 13

http://www.mediator.qub.ac.uk/ms/VP/DrKLorimer1Mb.mp4 On 11th June 2013, Dr Karen Lorimer gave a lecture at Queen’s University Belfast on the topic of ‘Involving Young People in Improving the Sexual Health of the Population’. This talk was part of QUB’s Sexual and Reproductive Health of Children and Young People Special Interest Group.  The group is convened by Dr Maria Loh... »