Month: November 2017

Joint Meeting With Place, Health and Well-Being Research Group a Success!

Joint Meeting With Place, Health and Well-Being Research Group a Success!

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, our research group joined the Place, Health and Well-being Research Group for a joint lab meeting. The goal of the meeting was to exchange mutual research interests, increase awareness skill sets held by individuals in our two groups, and discuss […]

Professor Nancy Ross Speaks at Symposium on Science and Public Policy

Professor Nancy Ross Speaks at Symposium on Science and Public Policy

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Professor Nancy Ross delivered a speech at the Symposium on Science and Public Policy, hosted by the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy. The talk, titled “Neighbourhood Active Living  Environments Get Under the Skin – A Policy Window for the […]

New Paper: Steps, moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, and cardio-metabolic profiles

New Paper: Steps, moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, and cardio-metabolic profiles

Congrats to Samantha Hajna, Dr. Kaberi Dasgupta, and Dr. Nancy A. Ross for publishing their article Steps, moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, and cardiometabolic profiles in Preventative Medicine. In their new paper, Hajna, Dasgupta, and Ross find that more optimal indicators of cardiometabolic health (e.g., lower BMI, lower […]

Researchers on Ice: Updates from Group Curling

Researchers on Ice: Updates from Group Curling

Last Saturday (November 4), the research group got together over the weekend to enjoy some group bonding and early winter festivity the Baie d’Urfé Curling Club. Fortunately, no one the group wiped out, and group members Rania Wasfi and William Gleckner even learned of their […]