New at the CLSA

2019
Jun
25 th

Trainee Spotlight: Q&A with Chloé Pierret

Hi! So, Chloé, can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your path before joining the CLSA team?  

Hello, my name is Chloe Pierret, I’m 20 and I started working for the CLSA’s Statistical Analysis Centre in February 2019. I’m a French Lebanese graduate student who immigrated to Canada for my studies. I studied statistics and computer science at McGill University. I just graduated and will be joining the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicinefor my Master’s in Epidemiology as of October 2019.

2019
Jun
17 th

IALSA-CLSA host cross-national research workshop on four major longitudinal studies

The Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies (IALSA) partnered with the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) to convene a research analysis workshop focusing on four of the world’s largest longitudinal studies on aging.  The primary focus was a cross-national comparison of disease and disability in population representative studies from Canada, UK, USA and Ireland.

2019
Apr
28 th

Public Event: Engaging in Aging: A CLSA Q&A

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, the CLSA Data Collection Site at Dalhousie University hosted a seminar featuring local and national CLSA investigators as they discussed their research and findings using data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

2019
Apr
10 th

Ottawa invests $1.2M in CLSA research projects

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, today announced funding of $1.2 million for 17 projects to be led by researchers across the country that will analyze baseline data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

2019
Mar
4 th

Data Collection Site at Dalhousie University closed March 4, 2019

The Data Collection Site at Dalhousie University is closed Monday, March 4 due to inclement weather. Please note that service on the CLSA toll-free line (1-866-999-8303) is not affected.

2019
Feb
25 th

Weather closure at Memorial University

Due to impending weather conditions, the Data Collection Site at Memorial University will close at 1 p.m. (NST) on Monday, February 25. 

2019
Feb
12 th

CLSA National Coordinating Centre Closed February 12, 2019

The National Coordinating Centre of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is closed today due to inclement weather. The closure impacts all operations at CLSA sites in Hamilton, Ontario. Please note that service on the CLSA toll-free line (1-866-999-8303) will resume February 13, 2019.

2019
Feb
8 th

Science in the Park at MIP: The Purpose of Living Long

Life expectancy in Canada has increased steadily over the past 150 years, according to Statistics Canada. Today, the average Canadian can expect to live well into his or her 80s thanks to huge advances in public health and awareness. But how do longer lifespans change the way we live as individuals and as a society?

2019
Feb
6 th

CLSA National Coordinating Centre Closed February 6, 2019

The National Coordinating Centre of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is closed today due to inclement weather. The closure impacts all operations at CLSA sites in Hamilton, Ontario. Please note that service on the CLSA toll-free line (1-866-999-8303) will resume on February 7, 2019.

2019
Jan
11 th

CLSA Website Maintenance – January 18, 2019

The CLSA website will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 10 a.m. to noon (EST) on Friday, January 18. If you wish to contact the CLSA during this time, please call our toll-free number at        1-866-999-8303 or email info@clsa-elcv.ca.