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Desautels and FAES interdisciplinary research with McGill food startup and Montreal community organization highlighted at the 2018 Montreal Summit on Innovation (MSI)

Joëlle Rondeau, Research Assistant, McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE)

As part of C2 Montreal, the 2018 Montreal Summit on Innovation (MSI) showcased the social impacts of 10 collaborative research projects through an interactive circuit on May 23.

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Published: 20 Jun 2018

Low birth weight is associated with increased fat intake in school-aged boys

Authors: Adrianne R. Bischoff, André K. Portella, Catherine Paquet, Roberta Dalle Molle, Aida Faber, Narendra Arora, Robert D. Levitan, Patrícia P. Silveira and Laurette Dubé

Publication: British Journal of Nutrition, Vol. 119, No. 11, June 2018

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Published: 4 Jun 2018

Meet the 2018 Food and Agribusiness Convergent Innovation Prize Winner

By Joëlle Rondeau, Research Assistant, McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) at the Desautels Faculty of Management, together with the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES) and Trussbridge, are proud to ...

Published: 27 Apr 2018

McGill Food Startups Connecting with Montreal’s Food and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

By Joëlle Rondeau, Research Assistant, McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

On the evening of March 21, 2018, McGill students and entrepreneurs from diverse horizons gathered at Esplanade, a collaborative space dedicated to entrepreneurship and social innovation in Montreal’s Mile-Ex neighbourhood.

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Published: 27 Apr 2018

CSR types and the moderating role of corporate competence

Authors: Xiaoye Chen, Rong Huang, Zhiyong Yang, Laurette Dube

Publication: European Journal of Marketing, Forthcoming

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Published: 26 Apr 2018

Takeaways from the 2018 Manulife Prize winner

Distinguishing between healthy living and fitness fads

At this year’s Manulife Prize ceremony, hosted at Maison Manuvie in collaboration with the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), Manulife Prize winner Professor Jean-Pierre Després presented an overview of his research, emphasizing the prevailing gap between science and so-called healthy living practices. According to him, the difference between what we know and what we do is staggering.

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Published: 26 Apr 2018

Manulife Prize presented to researcher on a mission to combat lifestyle diseases

Dr. Jean-Pierre Després, Professor of Kinesiology at Université Laval and pioneer in developing screening techniques for visceral obesity, was presented with the 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health at a breakfast hosted my Manulife and in collaboration with the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) on April 10, 2018.

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Published: 16 Apr 2018

Addressing Complex Societal Problems: Enabling Multiple Dimensions of Proximity to Sustain Partnerships for Collective Impact in Quebec

Authors: Nii Addy and Laurette Dubé

Publication: Sustainability, Vol. 10, No. 4, April 2018

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Published: 12 Apr 2018

Jean-Pierre Després wins 2018 Manulife Prize

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), announced that Dr....

Published: 29 Mar 2018

McGill annonce que le docteur Jean-Pierre Després est le lauréat 2018 du Prix Manuvie 2018 pour la promotion d’une santé active

Le prix, d'une valeur de 50 000 $, récompense le pionnier de la recherche pour la détection et la prévention de l'obésité abdominale

Montréal - 22 mars 2018 L'Université McGill, en association avec Manuvie et le Centre de convergence de la santé et de l’économie de l’Université McGill (MCCHE), est heureuse d'annoncer que le Dr Jean-Pierre Després, professeur au Département de kinésiologie de la Faculté de médecine à l'Université Laval et pionnie...

Published: 26 Mar 2018

McGill announces Dr. Jean-Pierre Després as the 2018 Winner of the Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

$50,000 award recognizes research pioneer who screened for abdominal obesity and acted to prevent it Montreal - March 22, 2018

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), is pleased to announce that Dr....

Published: 26 Mar 2018

Convergent Innovation in Food through Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Societal-Scale Inclusive Growth

Authors: Laurette Dubé, Pan Du, Cameron McRae, Neha Sharma, Srinivasan Jayaraman, Jian-Yun Nie

Publication: Technology Innovation Management Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, February 2018

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Published: 19 Mar 2018

Desautels researchers figure prominently in Innovation Superclusters Initiative

McGill University will participate in two of the five “superclusters” selected by the Government of Canada for funding under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

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Published: 16 Feb 2018

Fostering the Catalyst Role of Government in Advancing Healthy Food Environments

Authors: Raphael Lencucha, Laurette Dubé, Chantal Blouin, Anselm Hennis, Mauricio Pardon and Nick Drager

Publication: International Journal of Health Policy and Management, Vol. 7, No. 6, June 2018

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Published: 15 Feb 2018

Engaging Students with Food Industry and Community Stakeholders to Explore Innovation that Addresses Food Insecurity

By Nii Addy and Joëlle Rondeau

The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) and Impact Hub Montreal (IHM) supported Enactus McGill to o...

Published: 12 Jan 2018

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