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Research Areas

Media and Telecommunications.

Qualitative studies focusing on mobile media, telecommunications and senior citizens

Participatory Media Research

Mobilities, participatory action research and digital media-making with elders.

Cultures of Ageing


Critical and creative examinations of the culture of ageing and movement through the life course.

Recent Activity

April 10, 2014

OWL Interview Available Online

The April 9 CKUT interview with Kim Sawchuk, Kendra Besanger and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine conducted by Rose Marie Whalley from Older Women Live is available online.,18:00
April 7, 2014


Kim Sawchuk will be giving an interview on April 9th at 6pm (EST) on CKUT in Montreal for the radio program Older Women Live (OWL). She will discuss ageing and technologies, and some of the community and research project conducted by ACM. Research assistants affiliated with ACM, Kendra Besanger and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine, will also be […]
March 23, 2014

Participants in Digital Music Workshop Present their Work

On March 21st, Kim Sawchuk, Line Grenier (via Skype from Santiago, Chili) and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine attended the Open House at the Atwater Library. Participants in the Digital Music Workshop – facilitated by Eric Craven, Digital Literacy Program, Peter Shaw, student in theatre at Concordia, and Line Grenier – presented the musical pieces they have created […]
March 23, 2014

Funding for Project on Tablet Computing and Seniors

ACM’s Dr. Kim Sawchuk and co-researcher Annette Leibing have received a starter fund of $5, 000 for the new research project “Ageing in App Land: Tablet Computing and Older Adults.” The fund is awarded as part of the program “Vie scientifique” of the Centre de recherche et d’expertise en gérontologie sociale (CREGÉS).