Research.com, a leading academic platform for scientists from the field of Social Sciences and Humanities and all other major research disciplines, published the Best Universities in the World where Dr. Zachary Zimmer, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair; Director, Global Aging and Community Initiative is listed as one of two top scientists from Mount Saint Vincent University.
Global Study of Pain Prevalence published in PAIN journal
A global study of pain prevalence across 52 countries: examining the role of country-level contextual factors was published in the International Association for the Study of Pain, September 2022 by Zimmer, Zachary, Fraser, Kathryn, Grol-Prokopczyk, Hanna and Zajacova, Anna.
Congratulations Dr. Zimmer
On May 20, 2022 as part of spring convocation at Mount Saint Vincent University, Dr. Zachary Zimmer, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair and Director, Global Aging and Community Initiative was presented with the Award for Research Excellence.
Poster Presented at recent PAA conference At the recent Population Association of America (PAA) conference Dr. Zachary Zimmer presented a poster called, Inequality within inequalities: a multi-country comparative study of the effect that wealth has on pain prevalence. The poster was created with help from Kathryn Fraser, Daniel Powers, Anna Zajacova and Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk. PAA … Continue reading
GACI receives SSHRC funding for international workshop
The Global Aging and Community Initiative is pleased to announce that we received a SSHRC Individual Connection grant (approx. $24,000 CAD), which will assist in organizing and conducting a two-day international workshop titled "Workshop on Health Expectancy: An Educational, Training and Networking Opportunity for Early-Career Scholars". This is planned as a as a pre-conference workshop to … Continue reading GACI receives SSHRC funding for international workshop
Does war hasten aging?
A new paper by Zachary Zimmer, Kim Korinek, Yvette Young, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Tran Khanh Toan, highlights research into "Early-Life War Exposure and Later-Life Frailty Among Older Adults in Vietnam: Does War Hasten Aging?" and was recently published as the Editor's Choice in The Journals of Gerontology.