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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

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

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.

Published: 20 Jun 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.

Published: 26 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

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

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Published: 12 Jan 2018

2018 Manulife Prize: Call for Applications

Are you leading research that promotes Active Health? Apply for a chance to be recognized

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 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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Published: 20 Dec 2017

MCCHE helps food companies stay ahead of technology

Rapid technological advancement is disrupting the status quo across numerous domains, including in agriculture and food markets.

In response, the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) and the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) are hosting a series of relevant executive development programs from December 5-6.

Published: 5 Dec 2017

MCCHE is at the centre of efforts to support Indian pulse production

The Pulse Innovation Platform of the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) brings new methods of food production and marketing to India.

High fibre content, a low glycemic index, and ease of production make pulses an ideal crop for much of the developing world.

Published: 11 May 2017

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