Cluster membership is open to researchers (including graduate students) from Canadian universities and government agencies who are involved in the study of population change and life course. Researchers from outside of Canada who collaborate with Canadian researchers can become members through the invitation of their collaborators.
Members participate in the Cluster activities and avail of funding through its various initiatives and opportunities. These include making their research more readily accessible to a wider audience, presenting papers in Cluster-organized conferences and in national and international conferences, and undertaking trainings.
Individuals in government and non-governmental agencies who express interest in the research themes of the Cluster are included as affiliates. They receive information on research outcomes of members including Research and Policy Briefs, and are invited to inform Cluster members of their own research priorities and interests.