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Deadline Extended: 2019 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

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.

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Published: 29 Nov 2018

Meet our Queen Elizabeth Scholars!

As of October 2018, the McGill QES LINkIN program has incorporated eight awardees into the team coming from different disciplines and countries. Five are doctoral student researchers at McGill....

Published: 9 Oct 2018

Call for Applications: 2019 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2019 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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Published: 2 Oct 2018

A glowing victory at HEC case competition

MONTREAL, Quebec. On the evening of the HEC Social Business Creation competition, McGill start-up Kajou delivered, coming home with the First place prize of $15,000 for their business venture. Their business makes apple juice – with the apple of the cashew tree.

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Published: 21 Sep 2018

McGill Student Team NutriPulse wins third place at 2018 Food Security Social Innovation Challenge

By Nii Addy

At the 2018 Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) held in Toronto on July 12, 2018, McGill team NutriPulse was adjudged the third place winner among eight finalists, with a $10,000 cash prize.

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Published: 26 Jul 2018

Yu Ma, Laurette Dubé and Nathan Yang awarded 2018 SSHRC Insight Grant

Congratulations to Yu Ma, Associate Professor in Marketing, Laurette Dubé, Professor in Marketing and Nathan Yang, Assistant Professor in Marketing, on being awarded the 2018 SSHRC Insight Grant “An Empirical Investigation of Digital Goods Consumption and Its Impact on Word-of-...

Published: 23 Jul 2018

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 announc...

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

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