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MIRA Webinar Series

MIRA’s webinar series ​features online lectures from new, mid-career and established researchers from all Faculties with an interest in aging research. This is an excellent opportunity for researchers in aging to share ​their work with researchers at the University and beyond. If you are a researcher at McMaster University and you are  interested in hosting a MIRA webinar, please contact mirainfo@mcmaster.ca

MIRA Webinar ​Videos

All MIRA webinars are recorded and made available on this website and on the MIRA Youtube ​playlist.


Dawn Bowdish

Mike Wilson

Engaging and partnering with older adults in the MIRA Collaborative: implementation and evaluation

Date: ​June 2, 2021
Speakers: Drs. Rebecca Ganann, Maggie MacNeil, School of Nursing, Julia Abelson, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact (HEI), McMaster University and community partner Penelope Petrie.

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MIRA Webinar Series: Complex interventions for aging well and combatting frailty 

Date: ​May 20, 2021
Speaker: Andrew Clegg, Professor, Geriatric Medicine, University of    Leeds, Associate Director, Health Data Research UK North

 

Presentation Slides Live Recording 


 

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Beauchamp, Marla b&w circleMIRA Webinar Series: Dementia and Driving

Date: ​March 11, 2021
Speakers: Dr. Brenda Vrkljan, School of Rehabilitation Science and Dr. Richard Sztramko, Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

Live Recording


 

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audreysquarefinal3_BW - circleMIRA Trainee Funding Webinar

Date: ​March 2, 2021
Speakers: Samantha Sandassie, PhD, Education Program Manager, AGE-WELL and Audrey Patocs, Research Coordinator, MIRA

 

 

Presentation Slides  Live Recording


 

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Beauchamp, Marla b&w circleMIRA Collaborative Webinar Series: Pivoting a large-scale aging initiative due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Date: ​February 26, 2021
Speakers: Drs. Brenda Vrkljan and Marla Beauchamp, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University

 

Presentation Slides  Live Recording


 

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How can clinicians implement Canada's new 24-hour movement guidelines for adults?

Date: January 27, 2021 

Presentation Slides Live Recording

How can I use Canada's new 24-hour movement guidelines for adults?

Date: January 28, 2021 

Presentation Slides Live Recording

Host: Dr. Michelle Kho, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University                                                                  Speakers: Dr. Stuart Phillips, Department of Kinesiology, Dr. Benicio Frey, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Dr. Marla Beauchamp, School of Rehabilitation Science, Dr. Jackie Bosch, School of Rehabilitation Science, Dr. Ashwini Namasivayam-MacDonald, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, and Dr. Jennifer Tomasone, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen's University. 


 

Samantha Sandassie Small

marlaMIRA Webinar Series: Intergenerational trauma and life course

Date: ​January 19, 2021 
Speakers: Dr. Amy Montour, Family Medicine, McMaster University and Dr. Andrea Gonzalez, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

 

Presentation Slides Live Recording


 

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DeeMIRA Webinar Series | Polypharmacy and deprescribing: The paradox of prescription medication for older adults

Date: ​November 11, 2020
Speakers: Dr. James Gillett, Associate Professor Health, Aging and Society, McMaster University and Dr. Dee Mangin, Professor, Family Medicine, McMaster University

Live Recording


Exploring capacity for remote research: A MIRA idea exchange series for researchers in aging

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Date: ​October 14, 2020                                                                                                                                                    Speakers: Dr. Dawn Bowdish, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Dr. Michael Wilson, Associate Professor, Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, and Robert Kaul, President & CEO of Cloud DX Inc.

Presentation Slides Live Recording


 

Samantha Sandassie Small

marlaMIRA Webinar Series | Active older bodies — benefits and stumbling blocks

Date: ​September 28, 2020
Speakers: Dr. Stuart Phillips, Professor,  Kinesiology, McMaster University and Dr. Meridith Griffin, Assistant Professor, Health, Aging & Society, McMaster University

 

Presentation Slides Live Recording


Samantha Sandassie Small

marlaMIRA Webinar Series | Taking a holistic approach to frailty and resilience in older age: the roles of cognition, mobility, environment and loneliness

Date: ​July 27, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Carol Holland, Professor,  Ageing, Lancaster University Discussant: Dr. Marla Beauchamp, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University 

Presentation Slides Live Recording


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   Getting out of your silo: How and why you should

   Date: ​July 30, 2019
   Speaker: Paula Gardner, PhD, Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Multimedia 

Presentation Slides Live Recording

 

 



Dr. Parminder Raina 

   Date: June 11, 2018
   Speaker: Dr. Parminder Raina, Scientific Director, MIRA

Presentation Slides   Live Recording

 


   Date: March 22, 2018
   Speaker: Dr. Robert Fleisig, PhD, PEng

Presentation Slides   Live Recording

        Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018

        Speaker: Dr. Robert Fleisig, PhD, PEng

        Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018

        Speaker: Dr. Robert Fleisig, PhD, PEng



 


 

 

 


 

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   AGE-WELL Information Session

   Date: ​May 1, 2020
   Speaker: Samantha Sandassie, Education Program Manager, AGE-WELL 

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   Getting out of your silo: How and why you should

   Date: ​July 30, 2019
   Speaker: Paula Gardner, PhD, Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Multimedia 

Presentation Slides Live Recording

 

 


 

 

Audrey Patocs

 

 


 

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   Getting out of your silo: How and why you should

   Date: ​July 30, 2019
   Speaker: Paula Gardner, PhD, Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Multimedia 

Presentation Slides Live Recording

 

 


 

 

Audrey Patocs

 



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Presentation Slides Live Recording

 

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Beauchamp, Marla b&w circleMIRA Collaborative Webinar Series: Pivoting a large-scale aging initiative due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Date: ​February 26, 2021
Speakers: Drs. Brenda Vrkljan and Marla Beauchamp, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University

 

Presentation Slides  Live Recording

 


 

 

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