McGill Desautels graduate Avneet Bhabra (BCom’23)’s research paper “23% and Counting, but Not ‘One Size Fits All’: Helping Canada’s Immigrants Strengthen Their Financial Knowledge” has been published by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) on Canada.ca. Focusing on financial literacy amongst immigrants in Canada, the paper was selected as a finalist in the undergraduate category of the FCAC’s 2023 Building Better Financial Futures Challenge.
One of the largest contributors to climate change worldwide, the agricultural food supply chain crosses international borders and reaches across industries and sectors. Reducing its environmental impact requires complex, high-tech solutions like artificial intelligence—and the people to implement them at the right time, in the right places.
Thousands of restaurants and retailers across Canada sell food and beverages, and the logistics of getting these products where they need to be are complex. A new platform is using data to make it all more efficient.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight weak points in global healthcare systems, Professor Laurette Dubé identifies an opportunity for large-scale innovation with primary care at the centre.
Professor Laurette Dubé joins The Future Economy to discuss how convergence and innovation can work together to build Canada’s economy.
The Quebec government is rolling out a new public health campaign featuring individuals who have first-hand experience with the severity of COVID-19. Professor Laurette Dubé comments on the polarizing responses to fear campaigns.
Contrary to the prevailing model, a convergence economy emphasizes resilience over hyper-competitiveness, writes Professor Laurette Dubé in an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette.
The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) is an international strategic partner for the upcoming Innovation for Sustainable Development Network symposium to be held in Mexico on November 12–15, 2019.
Samuel Compton, operations director of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), will present on the ongoing creation of the Food Convergence Platform in Canada, a joint initiative between GODAN and MCCHE.
The Government of Canada has announced funding of $1.2 million for 17 projects to be led by researchers across the country that will analyze baseline data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).
McGill annonce que le prix Manuvie 2019 pour la promotion d'une santé active est décerné à Kerry S. Courneya, Ph.D.La bourse de 50 000 $ est remise à un pionnier de la recherche qui place l’exercice physique à l’avant‑plan dans le traitement du cancer
Montréal, le 1er avril 2019 – L’Université McGill, en association avec Manuvie et le Centre de convergence de la santé et de l’économie de l’Université McGill, est heureuse d’annoncer que Kerry S.
McGill announces Dr. Kerry S. Courneya as the 2019 Winner of the Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health$50,000 award recognizes a trailblazing researcher who put exercise front and centre in cancer treatment
Montreal – April 1, 2019 McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), is pleased to announce that Dr. Kerry S.
Does social capital moderate the association between children's emotional overeating and parental stress? A cross-sectional study of the stress-buffering hypothesis in a sample of mother-child dyads
Authors: Jennifer Mandelbaum, Spencer Moore, Patricia P. Silveira, Michael J. Meaney, Robert D. Levitan, and Laurette Dubé
Publication: Social Science and Medicine, Forthcoming
Multi-behavioral obesogenic phenotypes among school-aged boys and girls along the birth weight continuum
Authors: Andre Krumel Portella, Catherine Paquet, Adrianne Rahde Bischoff, Roberta Dalle Molle, Aida Faber, Spencer Moore, Narendra Arora, Robert Levitan, Patricia Pelufo Silveira, Laurette Dubé
Publication: PLoS ONE, 14(2): February 2019, e0212290
The Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) program is a network of interdisciplinary, solution-oriented researchers that aims to improve the livelihoods and food and nutrition security of women farmers in rural Ghana.
McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) announced the call for applications for the 2019 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health in early October.
The deadline to apply has been extended to Friday, December 7, 2018.