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BCom alum’s paper on the financial literacy of immigrants an FCAC finalist

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.

Published: 27 Nov 2023

Delve: AI-griculture, A High-Tech Approach to Decarbonizing Agricultural Food Supply Chains

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.

Published: 20 Apr 2023

McGill-led MiXR platform will connect Canada’s food and beverage sector

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.

Published: 29 Mar 2023

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

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