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McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

MCCHE Consumer Behaviour Webinar and Discussion Series

Thu, 2015-10-08 11:00 - 12:15

Increasing Canadians’ Consumption of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables with the Half Your Plate Program

The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) invites you to particpate in our consumer behaviour webinar and discussion series. This series is part of a broader research agenda in developing a model of motivated choice and tranformative innovation for healthier lifestyles and obesity prevention and control.

Contact Information

Contact: Cameron McRae
Organization: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-4000 x0785
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ICT-enabled One-World Solutions for Poverty Alleviation and Health through Fruits and Vegetables: eKutir and Wholesome Wave Ashoka Enterprises

Thu, 2015-07-02 16:00 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : Room 422, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

A Convergent Innovation Seminar

Presented by:

Suvankar Mishra, Executive Director, eKutir

Alan Hunt, Director of Policy and Research, Wholesome Wave

Laurette Dubé, James McGill Chair of Consumer and Lifestyle Psychology; Chair and Scientific Director, MCCHE

 

Moderated by:

Chris Lannon, Managing Director, MCCHE

Contact Information

Contact: Cameron McRae
Organization: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics
Email:
Source Site: /desautels

The BRIDGE to Convergence of Health and Economics: The Case of Fruits and Vegetables and their Health and Wealth Consequences

Wed, 2015-07-01 08:00 - Fri, 2015-07-03 13:30

This workshop is part of the design process for the agri-food module of the BRIDGE to Convergence of Health and Economics. It will focus specifically on fruits and vegetables, and their health (protection against micro-nutrient deficiency, obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases) and wealth (economic contributions for farmers, agri-food actors and healthcare cost containment) consequences.

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ICEF12 Panel: Convergence on Food Innovation for Health and Wealth – The Case for Pulses

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:30 - 09:30
Québec City Convention Centre : Room 200C, Société du Centre des congrès de Québec 900, boul. René-Lévesque Est, 2e étage Québec (Québec) G1R 2B5 418 649-7711 poste 4032 Tel: 418 644-4000 / 1 888 679-4000 www.convention.qc.ca , G1R 2B5

On the occasion of the 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12) hosted in Québec City from June 14-18th 2015, the MCCHE has organized an industry panel “Convergence on Food Innovation for Health and Wealth” as part of the plenary program. The theme of the panel builds upon the Convergent Innovation (CI) research and action developed with our network of national and international partners.

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Seminar: Dr. Brian Wansink, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Mon, 2015-03-30 14:30 - 16:00
Bronfman Building, Room 011 : 1001 Sherbrooke Street West , H3A1G5

McGill Institute of Marketing & McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics Presents

Slim by Design

Dr. Brian Wansink
Cornell University
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

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The BRIDGE to Convergence of Health and Economics Workshop Series (MCCHE Workshop)

Mon, 2014-10-27 (All day)

Bringing Research and Information to Decision-making and Governance through Evidence (BRIDGE): Real-Time Learning from Big Data and Complexity Sciences.

Work Session on Data and Technological Platforms for the Agri-Food-Nutrition-Health (AFNH) Module and Interfaces with Population Healt.

Date: October 27th, 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec

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IUFoST 17th World Conference of Food Science and Technology

Sun, 2014-08-17 (All day) - Thu, 2014-08-21 (All day)
Palais des congrès de Montréal : 159 Saint-Antoine St. West Montréal, Québec , H2Z 1H2

Convergent Innovation for Affordable Food, Health and Healthcare

Date: August 17-21, 2014 
Location: Palais des congrès de Montréal
159 Saint-Antoine St. West
Montréal, Québec
H2Z 1H2

More information about IUFoST

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Farm to Family (and, Hopefully, Health and Wealth)

Fri, 2014-05-16 12:45

When you think about efforts to improve global health, your mind is likely to turn to medical interventions: vaccines, health worker training, supplies, health infrastructure improvements and the like. But ensuring the health and well-being for low-income and vulnerable communities throughout the world often requires much more.

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eKutir’s VeggieLite Gains Gates Foundation Grant

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:15

eKutir’s new project VeggieLite is a recipient of Grand Challenges India 2014, supported by the Gates Foundation, USAID and DBT, the Indian government’s anti-poverty scheme.

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Surveiller les habitudes alimentaires afin de promouvoir une alimentation plus saine

Tue, 2014-03-11 16:11

Des chercheurs utilisent les données enregistrées à la caisse de supermarchés de certains quartiers afin d’améliorer les habitudes alimentaires 

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