Dr. Knoefel Speaks at Hacking Memory Conference

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Dr. Frank Knoefel represented the AGE-WELL Network  by speaking at Hacking Memory: Exploring Tech in Neuroscience held on June 28, 2016 at the Montreal Neurological Institute. The objective of the event was to bring together experts to explain how advancements in neurotechnology are going to change how we understand and work with memory.  Dr.  Knoefel’s … Continue reading Dr. Knoefel Speaks at Hacking Memory Conference

AGE-WELL HQP Stephanie Bennett Wins Best Student Paper Award at MeMeA Conference

Stephanie Bennett, a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering at Carleton University won the prestigious Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA) held May 15-18, 2016 in Benevento, Italy. The award which was presented to Ms. Bennett as well as her supervisors Dr. Rafik Goubran and Dr. Frank … Continue reading AGE-WELL HQP Stephanie Bennett Wins Best Student Paper Award at MeMeA Conference

Dr. Knoefel Talks on “Driving Fitness” at Council of Aging Event

Dr. Knoefel spoke to approximately 140 attendees at a Lunch and Learn Seminar at the Ottawa Seniors Transportation Committee of the Council of Aging of Ottawa on May 3rd 2016. His presentation was called "At the Wheel: Boomers and Beyond" and he discussed the cognitive and physical abilities needed to drive as people age. He also … Continue reading Dr. Knoefel Talks on “Driving Fitness” at Council of Aging Event

Dr. Frank Knoefel Receives NSERC Discovery Award to Advance Research Focused on Cognition and Mobility

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Dr. Frank Knoefel was awarded $137,500 from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) as part of the 2016 Discovery Grant Competition announced this April. His project, entitled “Analyzing Data from Sensors and Smart Environments to Monitor Mobility and Cognition” will explore sensor-driven technologies to support older adults maintain health, quality-of-life and independence. The … Continue reading Dr. Frank Knoefel Receives NSERC Discovery Award to Advance Research Focused on Cognition and Mobility

Dr. Knoefel Talks Cognition and Computer Games on CTV

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Dr. Frank Knoefel was interviewed by CTV to help promote the Bruyère Continuing Care Life Changing Radiothon held on May 26, 2016. In the interview, Dr. Knoefel demonstrated a new computer game based on whack-a-mole, which is being used in a new pilot project with the Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre. The pilot project, called … Continue reading Dr. Knoefel Talks Cognition and Computer Games on CTV

Rotman Research Institute Talk on Technology, Falls Prevention and Aging in Place

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Dr. Frank Knoefel was an invited speaker at the Rotman Research Institute Conference on Healthy Brains held in Toronto on March 21-22, 2016. The prestigious event, which hosted more than 400 delegates including academics, researchers and clinicians, focused on brain health from birth to old-age as well as the role of emerging technology in managing … Continue reading Rotman Research Institute Talk on Technology, Falls Prevention and Aging in Place

Stay Home Using Smart Apartment Technology

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Dr. Frank Knoefel, Co-Lead of the TAFETA Program, was interviewed by CHOQ-FM Toronto this spring. The interview, officially titled "Demeurer à la maison grâce aux technologies Vers des "appartements intelligents"! is available in French only. To go to the short version of the recorded session, click here: CHOQ-FM Interview April 26, 2015.