Wednesday, February 3, 2021

University of Waterloo’s Conference on Aging, COVID-19 and the Adoption of Health Technology on March 24-25, 2021

The Network for Aging Research (NAR) is pleased to announce the University of Waterloo’s Conference on Aging, COVID-19 and the Adoption of Health Technology on March 24-25, 2021 from 1-5 p.m. each day.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

POSTPONED: 3rd Annual William F. Forbes Lecture with Keynote Speaker Prof. Neil Charness

After carefully considering the evolving situation with COVID-19, and recent travel restrictions that affect our keynote speaker, we have decided to postpone our William F. Forbes Lecture event scheduled for April 9, 2020. 

We anticipate rescheduling this event at a future time, and will share details as they become available.

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.