We are pleased to announce that team members Hannah Brais and Sophie Kingunza Makasi have been awarded scholarships to support their graduate research. Hannah received the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate...Read More
Research at the interface of housing, community, health, policy, and practice
The Canada Research Chair in Housing, Community, and Health is based at the Institute for Health and Social Policy and in the Department of Geography at McGill University. Led by Prof. Mylène Riva, the team’s research investigates housing as a social determinant of health. Research in the CRC examines housing conditions, interventions, programs, and policies, as well as the wider community context in which they are embedded for their health and well-being impacts in Inuit, First Nations, remote, rural, and urban settings.
In a recent paper, authors Karine Perreault, Prof. Mylene Riva, Philippe Dufresne, and Prof. Christopher Fletcher examine the relationship between living in overcrowded conditions and sense of home among nearly...Read More