Science and Technology for Aging Research Institute
This new book explores the ways in which AgeTech can contribute to healthy cognitive aging and support the independence of people with dementia, and challenges that need to be resolved if technology-based products and services are to fulfill their potential. The book was a joint collaboration between SFU STAR, AGE-WELL NCE and University of Dundee.
Events and Opportunities
AGE-WELL Network Webinar: Policy challenges and approaches to the ethical design, development, and procurement of Age-Tech
October 27, 2020
Fall 2020 Knowledge Mobilization workshop series - Unlock Your Research Impact: A Lunch & Learn Series
Monthly on Nov 3 and Dec 3
Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
November 4-8, 2020
AGE-WELL Network Webinar: Recruitment during COVID: How to Pivot your Data Collection Strategies
November 5, 2020
AGE-WELL Startup Community Mixer & Launch Event
November 17, 2020
AGE-WELL Network Webinar: Technology Use and Attitudes towards Aging among Older Canadians during COVID-19: New Poll Results
November 18, 2020
Fall 2020 Knowledge Mobilization workshop series - Research impact evaluation 101 [Online]
November 19, 2020
(engage)ing! 4th International Conference on Aging
Technologies for Active and Independent Living in Old Age
February 10-11, 2021
International Federation on Aging (IFA)'s 15th Global Conference on Ageing
March 3-5, 2021
AGE-WELL ACCESS Internal Awards
Application deadline: Quarterly
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New NRC Aging in Place Challenge Program
The National Research Council Canada (NRC) is launching a new challenge program in the area of Aging in Place. This is a good opportunity for SFU researchers working in the AgeTech field to develop partnerships and collaborations.
New STAR / AGE-WELL book: AgeTech, Cognitive Health, and Dementia
This book explores the ways in which AgeTech can contribute to healthy cognitive aging and support the independence of people with dementia, and challenges that need to be resolved if technology-based products and services are to fulfill their potential.
ISG 12th World Conference on Gerontechnology
The conference is taking place between Oct 7-9, 2020. Many AGE-WELL researchers and highly qualified personnel (HQP) will be presenting. Jennifer Boger, Assistant Professor Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and AGE-WELL member, is a keynote.
AGE-WELL / SMRTS Webinar - BIPOC Experiences in STEM: Confronting Racism in Academia
Featuring panellists from across the country, this webinar will explore racism in all its manifestations, but primarily the unconscious bias and microaggressions, in STEM departments and within academia in general.
Virtual Dementia Lab 2021
The Emily Carr Health Design Lab is hosting a virtual dementia lab to look at ways design can uncover, support and enhance the abilities of people living with dementia.