Together with the Gerontology Research Centre, the Department serves as a focal point for research, education and information on individual and population aging. We offer a Minor, Diploma, Masters, and Ph.D. with concentrations in 'environment and aging' or 'health and aging'. Courses  take place at SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus. 

News & Events

Our latest newsletter is now online:

GRC News v33n3

The Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada Funded Study (2014-2018) "Parental Transitions to Retirement Study" 
led by Dr. Barbara Mitchell (Principal Investigator) is currently

For additional information, please click on this link

Professor Mitchell describing GERO 408, a Gerontology course in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at SFU YouTube Link

TSSU Postings FALL 2015

Gero 300 TA

Recent Faculty Publications

Fact Book on Aging for British Columbia and Canada - Sixth Edition

A.V. Wister; A. Sixsmith;
R.G. Adams; L. Kadowaki