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Aging and Technology: From the Laboratory to the Real World

CPHHS research seminar

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

"Aging and Technology: From the Laboratory to the Real World" Andrew Sixsmith, PhD, Professor and Director, The Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University. He is also Deputy Director of the SFU Interdisciplinary Research in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences Centre and President of the International Society for Gerontechnology from 2014-2016.Andrew Sixsmith, Ph.D.

Andrew's research has two main themes.

First, he has extensive research experience within the area of health and quality of life of older people and the role of health and social care services.

Second, he has been involved in the strategic development of research in the area of technology for independent living.

Andrew has used gerontological knowledge, theories and methods to provide input into user centered design and development of community care technologies (telecare) to facilitate and deliver health and social care services for older and disabled people.

Andrew has been a member of the British Society of Gerontology Executive Committee and has been UK representative on the EU's COST-A5 Committee on Ageing and Technology. Since 2000 he has developed research and teaching links with 26 universities worldwide and has actively collaborated with over 30 major commercial and government organizations.


Kelley Engineering Center (campus map)
1001
Marie Harvey
1 541 737 3824
Marie.Harvey at oregonstate.edu
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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