CATS researchers among Concordia members to receive more than $1M for interdisciplinary explorations on aging
Member of Concordia’s engAGE: Centre for Research on Aging will be able to advance their work thanks to more than $1 million from the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ). One of the three Concordia-led projects is based in the Faculty of Fine Arts. Art Therapy professor Janis Timm-Bottos will receive $844,774 to create a living lab project that connects Concordia students and researchers with Montreal’s community of older adults. The project features several co-investigators from all four Concordia faculties: Najmeh Khalili Mahani, Karen Li, Music Therapy professor Laurel Young, Meghan Joy, Linda Dyer and Shannon Hebblethwaite. Tracie Swim, program coordinator from the Extra Miles Senior Visiting Program, is also a practitioner co-investigator. Laurel Young is also Associate Director of engAGE.