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engAGE Student Symposium: Futures of Aging Research

Friday, March 19, 2021
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Registration is closed


Various student speakers


This event is free






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The engAGE Student Symposium: Futures of Aging Research is an annual symposium hosted by the Centre for Research on Aging at Concordia University.

This unique event features the work of students affiliated with the Centre who are conducting research in the field of aging. It is a great opportunity for all students and faculty at Concordia to celebrate the excellent research being done by our students working in the field of aging.

This event is free and all are welcome to attend!


1 – 1:15 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Tristana Martin Rubio and Valerie Thomas (engAGE Student Representative)

Director’s Welcome

Panel 1: 1:15 – 2 p.m.

1:15 – 1:25 p.m.

Resting state connectivity in vascular and amnesic mild cognitive impairment: the influence hearing loss and sex

Nicole Grant

1:35 – 1:45 p.m.

An examination of fixation stability and balance and posture in vision impairment

Sophie Hallot

1:55 – 2:05 p.m.

Visual performance differs between older adults with (or at risk for) Alzheimer’s disease but does not predict cortical atrophy in vision-related brain areas.

Sana Rehan

Panel 2: 2:15 – 3 p.m.

2:15 – 2:25 p.m.

Evolution of elderlies' psychological distress throughout the COVID-19 pandemic: What factors can predict distress?

Florence Jauvin

2:35 – 2:45 p.m.

Age-related changes in cross-frequency coupling during sleep

Samuel Gillman

Closing Remarks

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