Events

Upcoming Events

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Monthly Events

GERO Interdisciplinary Graduate Trainee Reading Group
Meets Monthly

Each month the co-leads and trainees meet to discuss a journal article or book chapter related to a trainee’s research.
The trainee leads the interdisciplinary group in a discussion on the article, and reflects on the greater application and implication for GERO research. The trainee then writes a blog post reflecting key points brought up in the meeting in order to share the discussion with people outside of the group.

Read Laura’s blog post from the July Reading Group

 

Past Events

THE IMPACT OF VISUAL ART FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA IN TRANSITIONAL CARE

December 1, 2015       
10:00am-11:30am

Central City – #400 – 13450 – 102nd Ave, Surrey,
Dogwood/Cedar Meeting Room

Mike Wilson (FHA), Landon Mckenzie (Emily Carr University) and Alison Phinney (UBC) will be presenting their research collaboration that has examined how paintings can help those with dementia locate themselves within a building and other impacts of the artwork in the space

 

research tool box

First Steps in Career Building for Emerging Researchers

Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch

This talk will focus on key elements of starting to build a career as a researcher. Dr. Baumbusch will draw upon examples from her own career pathway to provide realistic illustrations of how to maximize opportunities to engage in research career related activities.

BIO: Jennifer Baumbusch directs a research programme on health care delivery and nursing practice with older adults. Her focus is particularly in long-term residential care, family contributions to care delivery, well-being among individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families, and knowledge translation.

Nov 12, 2015
12:00 – 1:00pm

Room T206
3rd Floor – UBC Hospital
2211 Wesbrook Mall

 

nursing rounds

The aging population is not “new” news. Yet we continue to see media reports, policy papers, and research studies that point to the inadequacy of healthcare services to meet the needs of older adults. In this presentation, Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch presents findings from her program of research that consider ways to improve access and quality of care for this population and the pivotal role that nursing needs to take in leading the way forward

BIO: Jennifer Baumbusch directs a research programme on health care delivery and nursing practice with older adults. Her focus is particularly in long-term residential care, family contributions to care delivery, well-being among individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families, and knowledge translation.

Sept 22, 2015
8:00 – 8:50am

Room T206
3rd Floor – UBC Hospital
2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC