In August 2023, Adaptech hosted Belgian guests Pierre Muraille from CRETH (http://www.creth.be) and Vincent Leone from Fondation I see (https://www.fondationisee.be). Topics discussed included accessibility of French language software, hardware and mobile technology apps in Belgium and Canada.
Bianca Zlotea was awarded a Bourse pour stage d’initiation à la relève au collégial du Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture.
Georgiana Costin and Samantha Wing presented their thesis project at the 90e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas).
Jennison Asuncion received the 2023 Benoît Pelland Alumnus of the Year Award from Concordia University.
Daniel Ereshchenko was awarded a Bourse pour stage d’initiation à la relève au collégial du Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture.
The 2nd winner of $100 Amazon gift card in the Browser study is a Dawson College student.
Susie Wileman was selected to participate as a reviewer in the CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC Tri-Council Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Review Committee. The Dimensions Review Committee is a pan-Canadian team of researchers and stakeholders who will review efforts of post-secondary institutions to update equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) policies and protocols to promote cultural […]
Tim Coughlan and Adaptech Co-Directors Jennison Mark Asuncion and Catherine Fichten spoke with Patrick O’Shea, the host of the podcast, about their work “Changing times: Emerging technologies for students with disabilities in higher education. https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/versatilist/episodes/2022-08-21T21_23_14-07_00
The winner of the 1st $100 Amazon gift card in the Browser Study is Ariane Charbonneau, a Concordia student studying in translation.
Catherine Fichten, co-director of the Adaptech Research Network, was appointed to SSHRC’s new Advisory Committee to Address Barriers to Accessibility.