News archive - 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

NAR Researcher Mark Oremus Awarded Velux Stiftung Healthy Ageing Research Grant

The Velux Stiftung has awarded 2018 NAR catalyst grant recipient Prof. Mark Oremus a Healthy Aging Grant worth ~$206,000 CAD (CHF 157,000) to support the continuation of his work on the association between social support availability and cognitive function. Prof. Oremus's project will utilize data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) to examine if functional social support, including level of companionship, emotional support, and instrumental assistance, is associated with cognitive function in middle and older aged adults.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Winter 2019 Catalyst Grant Released

The Network for Aging Research has launched a call for the 2019 Winter Catalyst Grant.  

NAR invites qualified researchers from the University of Waterloo to submit applications for exploratory research or new aspects of current research, across a variety of aging-related domains.