Dr. Kim Sawchuk is chairing a conference titled Differential Mobilities: Movement and Mediation in Networked Societies. The conference is hosted by Concordia University’s Mobile Media Lab and will be held from May 8th to May 11th 2013 in Montreal, Canada. More information on this conference is available on the Mobile Media Lab’s website.
CBC news posted an article about seniors and social media, discussing some potential benefits on online communication on ageing populations.
Kendra Besanger SSHRC winner in the “Research for a Better Life” competition.
There is a post on the SocioTramas blog written about the research done by Dr. Barbara Crow and Dr. Kim Sawchuk. It has been written by Maria Collier de Mendonca, a Ph.D. student at York University.
The International Conference on Qualitative Research in Communication has a new website. The conference will be held October 3rd-4th, 2013 in Bucharest, Romania, and abstracts of a maximum of 500 words are due by March 15th, 2013. Also, ACM member, Dr. Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, is scheduled to present as a keynote speaker.
On February 25th, 2013, Dr. Barbara Crow guest lectured at Nipissing University. The title of her presentation was “I’m a G-Mom: Sociology of Ageing.”
Dr. Barbara Crow and Dr. Catherine Middleton were part of a research team for the “Taking Ontario Mobile” Report. This research report provided a summary of the status of wireless communications in Ontario and prepared recommendations for the Ontario government to consider in terms of how to address and support wireless as part of an […]
ACM member Dr. Barbara Crow, along with Dr. Catherine Middleton and Dr. Tamara Shepherd, attended the recent Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) hearing which took place in Gatineau, Quebec for a week beginning February 11th, 2013.
The Mobile Communication, Economy & Society Research Program (CMES) of the IN3-UOC is hosting for the public talk Prof. Dr. Eugène F. Loos, from the University of Amsterdam, will give next April 11th in Barcelona, Spain (one of the places where the Ageing Communication Media network has presence). The title of the conference is “Senior […]
Dr. Catherine Middleton and Dr. Tamara Shepherd will be attending the upcoming Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) hearing which will take place in Gatineau, Quebec, February 11th, 2013. This hearing is part of a larger process which included a call for comments about the creation of a wireless code for mobile wireless service providers. […]
The journal Organization Studies has issued a call for papers for a special issue entitled “At a Critical Age: The Social and Political Organization of Age and Ageing.” The guest editors include Susan Ainsworth (University of Melbourne), Leanne Cutcher (University of Sydney), Cynthia Hardy (University of Melbourne), and Robyn Thomas (University of Cardiff). The deadline for submissions […]