Entries by Kendra Besanger

Ageing & Intervention in Wikipedia: A Virtual Summit

On February 8th, Maude Gauthier and Shannon Hebblethwaite will host a virtual summit that aims to widen the scope of the discourses circulating in Wikipedia. On February 26th, Maude Gauthier will host a second virtual summit. These summits will equip ACT researchers with the strategies and tools needed for effectively editing Wikipedia pages. A key […]

Call for papers on Living Labs for “OpenLivingLab Days” 2016

Concordia University (with ACT) and in partnership with Communautique will be hosting the OpenLivingLab Days 2016 of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) in August. This is a summer school that showcases the work of Living Labs (mainly from Europe and North America) and also serves as a forum for emerging research on the Living Lab model, co-creation, and innovation. […]

Women, Ageing, and Media International Research Summer School: Call for Applications

The 2016 International Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) Research Summer School (at the University of Gloucestershire) will take place in Cheltenham (UK) on 23rd and 24th June and will bring together international postgraduate researchers across disciplines whose research engages with women and ageing. The Summer School will provide excellent opportunities for postgraduate researchers to make […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: February 6, 2016

An ACT Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded to an emerging researcher working within one or more core areas of the SSHRC-funded research project “Ageing, communication, technologies: experiencing a digital world in later life.” ACT is a multi-methodological project that brings together researchers, local community partners and international institutional partners to address the transformation of the […]

Kim Sawchuk named Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies for the Faculty of Arts and Science

This month ACT Director, Kim Sawchuk will assume her role as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies for the Faculty of Arts and Science. “Her innovative thinking, combined with a pragmatic approach, will allow our faculty to reach the next level in research and graduate studies. She is a wonderful leader by example.” […]