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Conference Presentation

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older adults, Sheridan Elder Research Centre


The Centre for Elder Research conducts innovative, multidisciplinary research that enhances the quality of life of older adults while serving as an education and resource hub for the Sheridan College community. The unique perspectives of student Research Assistants, graduates, faculty and researchers will inform this panel presentation about the value of providing opportunities for students to develop research skills while addressing real-world challenges, and strategies for embedding research results into curriculum.


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Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC)


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Peer Reviewed/Refereed Publication



This work was funded by a contribution from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

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Original Publication Citation

Spadafora, P., Tsotsos, L., & Hernandez Soto, P. (2015). From the lab to student and graduate success: The benefits of developing research skills. Oakville: Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC).

Colleges and Institutes Canada Proceedings Agenda - Applied Research Stream 2015.pdf (336 kB)
Colleges and Institutes Canada Proceedings Agenda - Applied Research Stream 2015

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