McGill IHSP Housing, Health, and Policy Conference 2019 encourages cross-sectoral collaboration

Dr. Riva presenting her work: "Research and Public Health Action on Housing in Indigenous Communities."

On May 23-24, 2019, the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) hosted its annual conference with the topic "Housing, Health, and Policy" at the McGill Faculty Club. Co-chaired by Dr. Riva and Dr. James R. Dunn (McMaster University), the conference brought together students, academics, researchers, service providers, policymakers, and important stakeholders from various backgrounds, and encouraged cross-sectoral collaboration to equitably and holistically tackle Canada's housing challenges. Click "continue reading" below for more information and pictures.

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Charles-Olivier Simard and Ella Myette receive SSHRC funding

Congratulations to two lab members for receiving funding awards from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Charles-Olivier Simard, a PhD student in Demography at Université de Montréal who is co-supervised by Dr. Riva, won the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship for the next three years; while Ella Myette, an incoming Master's student in Geography at McGill University supervised by Dr. Riva, won the Master's Program Scholarship.

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