2015-2016 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 COAG series, will highlight both substantive and methodological innovations. The goal of these presentations is to address the needs of researchers and students who wish to increase their knowledge and expertise in the field of aging.

This series is hosted in partnership with the Education and Training Unit of Population Data BC, the Island Health Research and Capacity Building Program, the Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies of Aging (IALSA) and the UVic Department of Psychology.

Location: University of Victoria, Medical Sciences Building, Lecture Hall - Room 160
Note: Sessions will also be available via live web streaming hosted by WestGrid. If you cannot attend in person a link to the web-stream is available upon registration. To register please email: LMPotter@uvic.ca

If you are joining us via the web-stream and have a question or comment, please email our Scientific Coordinator, Vincenza Gruppuso, at vincenza@uvic.ca during the presentation to have your thoughts added to the discussion.

If you are able to join us in person, come early! Coffee, tea and nibbles will be available in the foyer outside the lecture hall at 9:45am.

Time for all sessions: Tuesdays, 10:30am to 12:00pm (PST), starting October 13th.
 

Schedule of sessions

Fall 2015

October 13, 2015

Visual tools for big analyses: cross study replication of bivariate growth models
Andrey Koval and Cassandra Brown with William Beasley

October 20, 2015

Flourishing not languishing: Aging well in community
Andrew Moore (T'Sou-ke Nation)

November 3, 2015

The validation and use of patient-reported outcome and experience measures in older adult populations
Rick Sawatsky (Trinity Western University)                                       

Note: Video recordings of the Fall 2015 sessions will posted through the University of Victoria, Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health (formerly UVic Centre on Aging) website in the near future. For related details please contact: aging@uvic.ca

Spring 2016

January 19, 2016

Building stress resiliency through physical activity : Current understanding and future directions
Eli Puterman (University of British Columbia)

January 26, 2016

Topic TBA
Joshua Armstrong (Dalhousie University)

February 2, 2016

Topic TBA
Deniz Erton-Lyons (Oregon Health & Science University)                                      

February 23, 2016

Action Control of Physical Activity: Evidence for Motivational, Regulatory, and Reflexive Processes to Turn Good Intentions into Behaviour
Ryan Rhodes (University of Victoria)

March 1, 2016

The Role and Effectiveness of Self-Management Support in Managing Chronic Health Conditions
Patrick McGowan (University of Victoria)
March 8, 2016

Topic TBA
Tapan Mehta (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
 

Note: Video recordings of the Spring 2016 sessions will posted through the University of Victoria, Insitute on Aging and Lifelong Health (formerly UVic Centre on Aging) website in the near future. For related details please contact: aging@uvic.ca

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

 


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