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September 17 - October 17, 2019

Concordia Laboratory of Cardiovascular Fluid Dynamics


Concordia houses numerous labs across both campuses that tackle today’s most pressing health challenges. Through approaches ranging from communication technologies to clinical psychology, computer science, and engineering, these labs explore innovative strategies for preventive measures as well as technological solutions that impact our wellbeing.

Between September 17 – October 17, 4TH SPACE hosted interdisciplinary dialogues related to innovation in health matters. Visitors could participate in one of our featured events, or stop by at any time to engage with latest health research done by the Game Clinic, the Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Lab, Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, the Applied Perception Lab, and the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Fluid Dynamics.



Innovation and Health Featured Events


Tuesday September 17th, 2019
Discussion & Workshop "From Bill 151 to Life on Campus," with Jon Waind (assistant professor, Theological Studies) and care package making activity with Jennifer Drummond (Sexual Assault Resource Centre) 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Screening Film Beyond #MeToo followed by discussion moderated by Sandi Curtis (Professor Emerita, Department of Creative Arts Therapies) 3 pm to 5 pm
Book launch Dr. Sandi Curtis, Music for Women (Survivors of Violence): A Feminist Music Therapy Interactive eBook, Barcelona Publishers 5 pm to 7 pm
Wednesday September 18th, 2019
Class FPST 303: First Peoples & Health, with Salinda Hess (faculty, School of Community and Public Affairs; Sociology and Anthropology) 2:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Monday September 23rd, 2019
Panel Health Talks: Questioning Addictions, Behaviours and the Brain 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Wednesday September 25th, 2019
Dinner "Resistance: What I have, We can share," an experimental dinner facilitated by Christale Terris from Concordia Food Coalition 5 pm to 8 pm
Thursday September 26th, 2019
Panel  "Sowing the Seeds of Change," a panel discussion facilitated by Erik Chevrier with Donna Nebenzahl and Lorraine Oades in collaboration with the CSU and Concordia Food Coalition’s Bite Me! 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Monday September 30th, 2019
Workshop Studying and treating mental health problems – from the laboratory to the clinic with members of the Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Laboratory 11 am to 1 pm

Tuesday October 1st, 2019

Play the Pain

Public talk What is Play the Pain? Introduction and welcome remarks by Najmeh Khalili-Mahani (Perform Centre, Media-Health Lab) 10 am to 10:30 am
Public talk "Creative Communities" with Janis Timm-Bottos (associate professor, Department of Creative Arts Therapies) 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Roundtable "Resilience Through Symbols" with Sabrina Landecker 1 pm to 3 pm
Public talk "Neuro-Scientific Boundaries" with Najmeh Khalili-Mahani (Perform Centre, Media-Health Lab) 3 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop "Words that relate" writing workshop with Marie-Paule Grimaldi 4:30 pm to 6 pm 

Wednesday October 2nd, 2019

Play the Pain

Game playing Distractions: play games and explore VR with Mathieu Roy and Noah Drew 10 am to 11:30 pm
Wellness session Meditations: Yoga with Afra Tucker 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Workshop Dr Clown Foundation with Melissa Holland 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Film Why can pain make us laugh? Charlie Chaplin’s Toothaches, Film and discussion with Rosanna Maule 2:45 pm to 4 pm
Dance session Disco Through Pain with Sarah Werndt 4:30 pm to 6 pm
Thursday October 3rd, 2019
Panel Public Scholars Showcase with Milan Valyear, Amir Molaei, Heather Herriot and Nagmeh Bandari 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Exhibition Memory Keepers I - iNuit Blanche Gallery Crawl 6 pm to 8 pm
Monday October 7th, 2019
Panel Health Talks: Accelerating Health: What's Technology's Role? 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Demo CAE Healthcare: Enhancing patient safety 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm
Tuesday October 8th, 2019
Workshop Health Screening with the Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday October 10th, 2019
Class PERC 312: Dramaturgy II - Contemporary and Expanded Practices, with Shauna Janssen (assistant professor, theatre) and guest speaker Anna Birch 2 pm to 5 pm
Performance and Launch The Words and Music Show: Performing the Archive 6 pm to 8 pm
Tuesday October 15th, 2019
Public talk "Feminist Performance Creation, Digital Storytelling and the City," with Anna Birch Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 12 pm to 1 pm
Wednesday October 16th, 2019
Public talk "Death, Memories, and Technologies," with Yasmin Jiwani  4 pm to 6 pm
Friday October 18th, 2019
Discussion & Workshop "From Bill 151 to Life on Campus," with Jon Waind (assistant professor, Theological Studies) and care package making activity with Jennifer Drummond (Sexual Assault Resource Centre) 11:45 am to 2:30 pm
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