The Centre leverages Sheridan’s unique academic program mix, the talents of Sheridan’s faculty and staff and the participation of multidisciplinary student teams to conduct leading-edge research in the field of aging.
Student Research Assistants
We are pleased to support the Sheridan student experience by providing co-op, practicum, volunteer and employment opportunities to students from all three campuses. If you, or someone you know, is interested in working with us as a student Research Assistant, check Sheridan Works, Twitter @Sheridan_CER, Facebook @CentreForElderResearch or Sheridan Centre for Elder Research on Linkedin for current opportunities.
Recognizing that population aging impacts every sector of society, the Centre has built up a strong network of academic, community and industry stakeholders to ensure that knowledge is effectively translated into goods, services, programs and policies. Here is a selection of some of our recent partners and collaborators.
- Elaine Brodie, MFA. Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design
- Ferzana Chaze, PhD. Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies
- Sara Cumming, PhD. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
- John Helliker, Dean, Innovation
- John Laugesen, PhD. Pilon School of Business
- Sirena Liladrie, MSW. Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies
- Karen Lints, Faculty Liaison and Instructional Design Librarian
- Kirsten Madsen, PhD. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Brandon McFarlane, PhD. Pilon School of Business
- Carolyn Moorlag, PhD. Director, Centre for Intelligent Manufacturing (formerly known as the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies) and FAST Research, Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
- Alexa Roggeveen, PhD. Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies
- Susan Shepley, MLIS, MA. Research and Scholarly Engagement Librarian
- Ed Sykes, PhD. Director, Centre for Applied AI (formerly known as the Centre for Mobile Innovation), Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
- Acclaim Health
- Baycrest Health Sciences
- Community Development Halton
- Food for Life
- Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging
- Tyze Networks
- Welbi Technologies
The Centre provides a broad range of services and collaborative opportunities to support research in multiple domains.
- Research methods/design support
- Literature reviews
- Environmental scans
- Program and usability evaluations
- Training of highly qualified personnel
- Educational outreach
- Community engagement
- Consultative services
Facilities and Equipment
Purposefully designed and formally opened in 2003, the Centre for Elder Research is located at the Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus.
- Testing studio equipped with remote participant observation system
- Dedicated collaborative meeting spaces
- Mobile response devices for participant interaction and engagement
- Multiple data collection and analysis platforms
- Aging simulation suits