Making Better Use of Science and Technology in Policy-Making

Published: 23Mar2016

As governments struggle to keep pace with rapid advancements in science and technology, a new report by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) and the Canadian Academy of Engineering ...

Joanna Erdman - "Human Rights and the Contraceptive Imperative"


Please join us for a special seminar co-hosted by the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy, the McGill Research Group on Health and Law and the

Dr. Naomi Nichols co-edits "Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness"

Published: 9Feb2016

Professor Naomi Nichols, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), is co-editor of a recent publication, Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness, published by The...

Dr. Derevensky interviewed by National Post concerning fantasy scandals

Published: 4Jan2016

In a recent National Post special, "Canada could be susceptible to daily fantasy scandals like those in the U.S. if industry not regulated, experts warn," Amanda Coletta interviewed Dr. Jeffrey...

New York Times speaks to Dr. Derevensky regarding internet gambling, fantasy sports betting

Published: 20Oct2015

"Today, young men, the most susceptible to becoming problem gamblers, are using the internet to risk thousands of dollars daily on sports without the legally mandated safeguards that casinos and...

Special Lecture: Iona Novak


The Institute for Health and Social Policy is happy to co-host this special lecture with the Centre for Research on Children and Families and the School of Occupational Health and Physical Therapy

McGill UNF3C


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MACHEquity members discuss child marriage in Globe and Mail

Published: 3Aug2015

Maternal and Child Health Equity (MACHEquity) Principal Investigator and IHSP Faculty member Arijit Nandi, MACHEquity Project Manager Gonzalo Moreno and past MACHEquity Doctoral Fellow Belinda...

Pilot edition of Research to Policy Dragon’s Den a success

Published: 31Jul2015

In May, graduate students had the opportunity take on an important current policy challenge, develop a concrete proposal for policy change, and present it to prominent policy and media leaders....