Fonds 0253 - University of Toronto. Institute for Life Course and Aging fonds

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UTA 0253

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University of Toronto. Institute for Life Course and Aging fonds

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  • 1980-2015 (Creation)

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4 m (10 boxes) of textual and photographic records, publications, and film and video

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(1979 - current)

Administrative history

A brief history of the Institute for Life Course and Aging at the University of Toronto:
1979 - Program in Gerontology was founded, the first in Canada
1989 - Program transformed into the Centre for Studies of Aging and was interdisciplinary from its inception. The focus was on the processes of aging and population aging
1990 - Centre received first national Network of Centres of Excellence grant (CARNET) awarded to the social sciences.
1996 - Centre became an institute with a broad vision encompassing the life course. The Collaborative Program in Aging and the Life Course, a graduate program for masters and PhD students started in 1997. today there are over 175 graduates from this program
2005 - Institute for Life Course and Aging became an interdisciplinary and inter-professional forum for research and education with 59 members from 8 faculties and 19 departments and a number of community agencies and networks
2006 - The Institute received a national Network of Centres of Excellence New Initiative Award (NICE). The Collaborative Program expanded to include a new sub-specialty, and is now called the Collaborative Program in Aging, Palliative and Supportive Care across the Life Course. - from http://www.grandparentfamily.com/about-the-institute/history/

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This fonds contains 1 accession of records from University of Toronto's Institute for Life Course and Aging. See accession-level description for more details.

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Restricted; subject to review under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

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A2017-0004/001 - /010, /001P

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