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Return to work for older workers presentation

Posted on: November 10th, 2021 by Ellen MacEachen

Work and Qualitative Health Research lab student Pamela Hopwood presented “Illness, Injury and Disability for Older Workers: Perspectives of Return to Work Coordinators” at the International Federation on Ageing 15th Global Conference on Ageing “Rights Matter” November 12th, 2021. In this presentation, she explained challenges managing return to work (RTW) for older workers, such as co-morbid conditions, slower recovery times, and age-bias among employers. The presentation also explored how age-related beliefs and policies shape RTW and opportunity for older workers.



Waterloo GRADflix Event

Posted on: January 16th, 2020 by Ellen MacEachen

Congratulations to Work & Qualitative Health Research Lab MSc student, Pamela Hopwood for being a finalist in the University of Waterloo’s GRADflix event, in which graduate students present one-minute videos of their theses (see Pam’s video here). Pam was well cheered on by her lab-mates and she drew the first audience question about her work. It was a great event!