Congrats to Jin Wen, Kevin Chi, and Sonali Sharma on their recent presentations at the Canadian Association on Gerontology conference! Jin was winner of the CIHR Institute of Aging Student Poster Competition (Master’s Category)!
Dr. Sin gave a talk on “Coping with Stress in Daily Life” at the South Arm Community Centre as part of the Aging Consciously lecture series (8 Aug 2018). Thank you to everyone who attended and to Shannon at South Arm for inviting us!
Dr. Sin has been elected as Member-at-Large for the Executive Committee of the American Psychological Association’s Division on Adult Development and Aging. She will serve a 3-year term from 2018-2021.
Kevin Chi (4th Year Psychology student) has received the Quinn Research Assistantship Award, which will provide 4 months of summer funding to support Kevin’s research project on daily volunteering and health in midlife and older adults. Congratulations, Kevin!
Dr. Sin will be giving a talk entitled “Short Sleep Exacerbates Negative Emotional Responses to Daily Stressors: Evaluation of Bidirectional, Within-Person Associations” at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Louisville, KY (8 March 2018).
Our study on daily stress and heart rate variability was featured in the Washington Post (5 March 2018).
Dr. Sin gave a talk on “Small Actions to Promote Happiness and Healthy Aging” as part of the Aging Consciously lecture series at South Arm Community Centre in Richmond (17 Jan 2018). A big thanks to everyone who attended!
The latest newsletter for the Midlife in the United States Study describes findings from Dr. Sin’s studies on daily stress, positive events, and inflammation. Read the newsletter here to learn more about how inflammation interacts with psychosocial and behavioural factors to influence health.
The UPLIFT Health Lab is accepting applications for research assistants and graduate students. Please contact Dr. Sin for more details.
Our research is focused on understanding psychosocial well-being and biobehavioural mechanisms underlying healthy aging.