Co-director of the A C M Network Dr. Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol from the IN3-UOC in Barcelona has recently published two papers about the use (and non-use) patterns of mobile telephony performed by elderly people in two cities: one in Toronto, and another one in Montevideo (Uruguay). These two publications complete a case study series carried out […]
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.”