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The Chair has made the review of its activities for its second year (over five years) on October 31, 2012

Themes: Annual Report

Presentation of some of its realisations.

Here are some highlights from the year 2011-2012 :

  • Publication of the book La maltraitance envers les aînés . Changer le regard(Mistreatment of Older Adults. Changing the Views) from the Presses de l’Université Laval
  • 22 ongoing research projects (nine funded, six pro bono and seven student projects) four were completed in 2011-2012
  • Launch of the website (great interviews, scientific watch, ongoing activities, regular update of news, etc.)
  • Realisation of nine great interviews with international researchers (soon to be online on the website)
  • 29 publications and 39 scientific communications addressed to different audiences (scientific, professional, in basic or continuous training, general public, etc.)
  • Welcoming of different visitors, such as the Honourable Minister Wong, federal responsible of seniors
  • Organisation of three scientific symposiums within the Chair
  • Consultation as an expert for the production of the public policy Vieillir et vivre ensemble (Aging and Living Together)
  • Testimony as an expert in front of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of the Federal Parliament on the bill C-36 (reform of the Criminal Code about the sentencing in situations of mistreatment towards older adults)
  • Recipient of the Mérite estrien (Estrian Merit) in the innovation category with Suzanne Garon, for the launch of the program VADA / MADA (Villes amies des aînés / Municipalités amies des aînés) (Age Friendly Communities)

Strong presence in the medias (at least 34 interview given to radio, on television or in newspapers)