The Ubiquitous Health Technology Lab (UbiLab, www.uwaterloo.ca/ubilab) at the University of Waterloo is looking for a passionate Postdoctoral Fellow interested in complex data visualizations, user-centered design, big data, and data science. We are looking for highly motivated, self-driven, and engaged candidates with experience in user-centered design, data visualization, and full-stack software development to lead the creation of novel visualization tools for the CARE Platform (Clinical Analytics and Real-World Evidence). Real World Evidence (RWE) is data derived from numerous data sources, measuring both objective and subjective outcomes from the patients' home environment, clinical settings, and workplace.
More information about the position and how to apply can be found in the application information document (pdf).
Planning, public health and gerontology
Professor Dean is currently looking for students interested in the intersection of planning and public health/gerontology. In the fall of 2017, professor Dean and her team will be recruiting older adults in the region of waterloo to take part in various studies related to electric bicycles, active transportation, and aging-in-place in the suburbs. For more information, visit Professor Dean's web page.
Volunteer with The Brain and Body Lab
The Brain and Body lab is looking for volunteers to assist with their exercise trials among people with dementia. Depending on the individual's background and skills, volunteers may assist in delivering the exercise program or help with data collection and entry. Volunteers from a wide variety of backgrounds are welcome. Experience with people with mild cognitive impairment or dementia is an asset. Please visit the Brain and Body Lab website for more information.
Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR)
The Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR) is a one-day meeting that encourages graduate students from any discipline to present, dialogue, and learn about current research on processes, experiences, and systems related to aging. SoAR is an opportunity for graduate students to network across disciplines and professions, initiate trans-departmental collaborations, and engage in integrative conversations on aging research.
enTECH Computer Club
The enTECH Computer Club is a club with the Federation of Students with members from all six of UWaterloo’s faculties. Members help older adults use computers, either directly on the ground, by developing software to assist older adults with using computers, or by writing our open-source curriculum documents.
We welcome new members into our club thrice yearly, and applications can be found just after the beginning of each school term on our website at www.entech.club. Please feel free to reach out via the Contact Us page on our site with any questions.
Aging, Health and Well-being (PhD program)
The Collaborative PhD program in Aging, Health and Well-being provides students registered in any department/school in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences with an interdisciplinary platform upon which to develop a broad understanding of issues related to the health and well-being of our aging population.
The program affords the opportunity to cross departmental boundaries to access courses and resources including dissertation committee members who can add different perspectives to penetrating research problems.