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$4.95 million to make cities smarter

A smart city—supported by digital solutions to enhance food access and mobility—is a healthy city. That’s the thinking behind the Implementing Smart Cities Interventions to Build Healthy Cities (SMART) Training Platform co-led by McGill, the University of Guelph and the University of Manitoba.

Published: 5 Jul 2021

COVID-19 pandemic creates new opening for innovation in primary care

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.

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Published: 12 Nov 2020

Strengthening the economy through convergence and innovation

Professor Laurette Dubé joins The Future Economy to discuss how convergence and innovation can work together to build Canada’s economy.

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Published: 5 Nov 2020

Quebec’s new COVID-19 ad campaign exposes virus impact

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.

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Published: 24 Sep 2020

Toward a more resilient convergence economy

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.

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Published: 4 Sep 2020

MCCHE heading to Mexico for sustainable development symposium

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.

Published: 8 Nov 2019

Professor Dubé awarded funding for new study

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).

Published: 16 Apr 2019

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.

Published: 1 Apr 2019

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.

Published: 1 Apr 2019

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

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Published: 4 Mar 2019

Call for applications: Queen Elizabeth Scholars

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.

Published: 21 Feb 2019

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.

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.

Published: 2 Oct 2018

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