Get Involved


If you are looking for current employment opportunities with the RIA, please view our job postings.


If you are a researcher and are interested in collaborating with RIA on a future project, please contact:

Susan Brown  |  Director of Research Coordination and Research-Practice Integration
Phone: (519) 904-0660 ext. 4105


If you are a student or a member of the general public and would like to inquire about volunteering with RIA, please contact us at

For those interested in participating in a research project:

At this time, the focus of RIA’s research is with residents and team members living and working in long-term care and retirement homes, although we hope to expand our scope to include members of the broader community in the future.

If you are over the age of 60 and are still interested in participating in research studies, please be in touch with the University of Waterloo Research in Aging Participant Pool (WRAP). You can learn more about the WRAP pool by visiting this website:

For more information, or to register with the WRAP pool, please contact the WRAP coordinator:

Waterloo Research in Aging Participant Pool
Address: c/o Department of Psychology
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3G1
Phone:  (519) 888-4567  ext. 37776