The Concordia University Research Chair (CURC) in Aging and Public Policy seeks to achieve three broad objectives:
Cement and enhance the development of collaborative research projects in public policy on issues related to aging.
Facilitate the continuation of and add depth to three major research projects focused on the autonomy of seniors, caregiving and pension policy.
Develop a speaker series devoted to policy issues surrounding aging and workshops in social gerontology.
Dr. Patrik Marier is a professor of Political Science and holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Aging and Public Policy. He is also the Scientific Director of the Centre for Research and Expertise in Social Gerontology (CREGÉS).
Areas of research
Dr. Marier's research focuses on the impact of aging populations on a number of public policy fields including pensions, labour, and social services and programs across comparative cases.