Aging in Data

Aging in Data is a research project that explores how an era of unprecedented digital data-gathering impacts and governs how we grow old in our communities.

How Informed are Those Who Consent?

Recent data acquisition methods have created a massive wave of quantitative epidemiological studies for identifying the biomarkers of either ‘neurodegenerative disease’ or ‘successful aging’…

Cross-National Longitudinal Study Data collection of the 4th Wave in Romania

ACT Cross-National Longitudinal Study is a 6 years project (2017-2021) launched by Aging + Communication + Technologies Lab…

Aging in Data

Aging in Data is a research project that explores how an era of unprecedented digital data-gathering impacts and governs how we grow old in our communities.

Featured Projects

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Featured Projects

RECAA Choir: A programme

Navigating turbulence: Community workers, older adults and policy makers on surviving the pandemic  

Older women’s everyday data practices: affective affordances

Featured Publications

Exploring data ageism: What good data can(’t) tell us about the digital practices of older people?

Digital Ageism

A Social-Media Study of the Older Adults Coping with the COVID-19 Stress by Information and Communication Technologies

News

27 May 2024

Aging in Data seminar at Graz International Summer School Seggau 2024

Aging in Data will be holding an international, interdisciplinary and academically intergenerational two-week seminar taught by professor Kim Sawchuk.

30 October 2023

First in-person Aging in Data meeting held in Graz, Austria

Some 35 members from ten different countries gathered for three days of dynamic discussions.

10 October 2023

Wrinkle Radio – Listen now!

In the second episode of Wrinkle Radio, podcast host Dr. Sally Chivers googles the term aging. Just aging. And yet her very first search result, the Mayo Clinic, correlates aging with health. Chivers argues that this framing is misleading – there is more, much more, to aging than health issues and so much of it is good.

Aging in Data

Aging in Data is a research project housed in the ACT Lab at Concordia University in Montreal that is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada. It  brings together an interdisciplinary network of scholars from ten countries, community-based activists and organizations.