Scholarship Description: MIRA Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Age Research at McMaster University in Canada, 2017, are open to international students. The scholarship enables postdoctoral teaching programs at McMaster University. The grant period is. Scholarship Description: McMaster University is pleased to offer MIRA Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for 2017. Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and international applicants are eligible for this scholarship program. Interdisciplinary research projects supported by these grants should aim to generate evidence that contributes to the well-being of older people. About the University: McMaster University (commonly known as McMaster or Mac) is a public research university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Eligible are all students (including International / Visa, CEGEP, and IB) who have completed or are currently attending the final year of high school in Canada. Graduation: Scholarships are available for postgraduate studies. Available Topic: Scholarships are awarded in the field of aging research and focus their research strength on the most pressing issues facing the aging population. Prospective postdoctoral researchers are asked to submit a research plan that focuses on interdisciplinary impact-based approaches to studying optimal aging in one or more of the following research areas: The effects of exercise on mobility. The relationship between psychological and social function. Causes and consequences of multimorbidity, frailty and polypharmacy. The role of care, equity, economy and transportation in optimal aging. Understanding the biological mechanisms of diseases of old age. Evaluate knowledge translation approaches to improve optimal aging. Using technology to promote optimal aging and aging in place.