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.
First-year Dawson Social Science student Abigaëlle Vasseur is one of seven CEGEP students in Quebec to win a bursary for research work this winter semester. Abigaëlle joined Dawson’s Adaptech Research Network. AbiVasseur First-year student wins research bursary
Catherine Fichten and Jennison Asuncion, co-directors of the Adaptech Research network, and Rosie Arcuri attended the 37th Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. Catherine Fichten and Rosie Arcuri presented at the conference.
Adaptech team member Abi Vasseur was awarded the Bourse pour stage d’initiation à la recherche au collégial 2021-2022.
Rosie Arcuri was a member of a student panel at about the experiences of post-secondary students with disabilities hosted by AQEIPS.
Catherine Fichten was appointed to the executive board of Concordia University’s Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP), a multi-institutional provincial research center of excellence.
Adaptech’s artificial intelligence team meets with Christian Stahn of AI Pole to discuss the progress of the grant “How Can Virtual Assistants and AI-Based Smartphone Apps Help Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities Succeed in their Studies?” and future directions for research.