Simon Fraser University offers several comprehensive and innovative programs in Gerontology — the multidisciplinary study of physical, social and psychological aspects of aging and older adults.






About SFU Gerontology

We are a community of faculty, researchers, and students looking at aging from an interdisciplinary perspective. Issues covered in courses and research include health & aging, aging & the built environment, technology & aging, and sociology.

Gerontology Research Centre

The Department of Gerontology has a synergistic relationship with the Gerontology Research Centre that provides students with an enriched educational and training experience.

Get In Touch

Contact Anne Marie Barrett if you have any questions regarding our programs. Our Faculty Page also has contact details for all faculty and staff.

Upcoming Events

Important Dates

Sept 1 | MA/PhD Application Deadline (January 2021 Start)
Sept 15 | PBD Application Deadline (January 2021 Start)


The Department of Gerontology is currently hiring a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Aging and Health.


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