Spring 2015 Centre on Aging Colloquium Series - Optimizing Aging & Health: Methods and Applications


The Centre on Aging (COAG) is a research intensive centre at the University of Victoria (UVic), with a key emphasis is on advances in the health, cognitive vitality, and well-being of an aging community. This colloquium series has been developed to highlight both substantive and methodological innovations and applications in aging research. This spring, our colloquium series emphasizes aging-related research in patient-reported outcomes, biomarkers of aging, research methods, and technology & aging.

This series will be hosted in partnership with the Department of Psychology, Education and Training Unit of Population Data BC, the Island Health Research and Capacity Building Program, and the Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies of Aging (IALSA; NIH/NIA 1P01AG043362) Research Network. > download series flyer

Location: University of Victoria, Medical Sciences Building, Lecture Hall - Room 160
Note: Sessions will also be available via live web streaming hosted by WestGrid

Registration: http://conferences.uvic.ca

Time for all sessions: Tuesdays, 10:30AM to 12:00PM.
Before each session, enjoy coffee and snacks in the lobby outside the lecture hall with other attendees from 9:45 to 10:25AM.

Schedule of sessions

January 20, 2015

Sensing life kinetics: Toward objective, continuous, unobtrusive and ecologically valid clinical studies
Jeffrey Kaye (Oregon Health & Science University)

January 27, 2015

No session

February 3, 2015

Alternative multivariate models of change and their implications for  reproducible research
Annie Robitaille (University of Ottawa)                                        

February 10, 2015

Aging and Innovation
Andrew Sixsmith (Simon Fraser University)

February 17, 2015

Patient-reported outcomes in support of patient engagement in research (PROSPER)
Scott M. Hofer (UVic)

February 24, 2015

No colloquium
March 3, 2015 Are Older Adults More Susceptible to Consumer Fraud?
Michael Ross (University of Waterloo)


Postponed: Action control of physical activity: Evidence for motivational, regulatory, and reflexive processes to turn good intentions into behaviour
Ryan Rhodes (UVic)

March 10, 2015
March 17, 2015 Patient reported outcomes and other patient physician partnership tools using a community based interactive Electronic Medical Record System
Eric Shafonsky (BC Health Network)
March 24, 2015 Promoting Successful Cogitive Aging
Cindy de Frias (University of Victoria)
March 31, 2015

Typologies, trajectories and transitions - Longitudinal research in the Island Health Secure Research Environment
Ken Moselle (Island Health)

April 7, 2015
April 14, 2015 Can technologies match the abilities of human caregivers?
Debra Sheets, Cheryl Beach, Stuart MacDonald, Sandra Hundza (University of Victoria, Island Health)

There was also a Fall 2014 Centre on Aging Colloquium Series > view series of events

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