Research

Funded research projects

The Centre on Aging's mandate is to serve as a focal point for the conduct of research on aging. The Centre's main role in the field of research is to coordinate between research affiliates and community representatives, provide access to sources of funding, and distribute findings to administrators, policy makers, practitioners, seniors, caregivers of seniors, and community members at large.

The links below provide information about current research projects in which the Centre on Aging is involved in.

Canada Longitudinal Study in Aging (CLSA)


AGE-WELL: Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement, and Long Life

AGE-WELL Web site

The Centre on Aging is pleased to announce that we are a post-secondary institution partner on AGE-WELL: Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement, and Long Life, one of four new Networks of Centres of Excellence funded through the 2015 Networks Centre of Excellence (NCE) program. The host institution is the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute–University Health Network affiliated with the University of Toronto. Joint Scientific Directors are

  • Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Barbara G. Stymiest Research Chair in Rehabilitation Technology, University of Toronto; and
  • Dr. Andrew Sixsmith, Director of the Gerontology Research Centre and the Deputy Director of the Interdisciplinary Research in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences (IRMACS) Centre at Simon Fraser University.

AGE-WELL's national network consists of a program of research that will lead to the development of innovative and cutting-edge technological solutions that will be transferred to the market through our industrial and community partners. AGE-WELL research and supporting activities are aligned with the CIHR Institute of Aging’s Research Priorities for 2013–2018 to ensure that technology development occurs in the key areas identified as important for successful and healthy aging.


Listed are links to previous research projects that the Centre on Aging was involved in