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Experience Makes a Difference

Academic studies. Career exploration. Community involvement.

We aim to enrich undergraduate education in the Faculty of Social Sciences through fostering unique approaches to learning within the classroom and more actively engaging students in the community, as well as promoting strong relationships between academic studies, career exploration and community involvement.

About

About

CRUNCH is a cluster of research equipment and facilities and a network of affiliated researchers.

Research

Research

The various Projects CRUNCH is associated with.

Documents & Publications

Documents & Publications

CRUNCH is interested in outcomes related to neighbourhood-level action to improve communities.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Contact the CRUNCH team.

CRUNCH:

  • collaborates with partners in government, industry, the charitable and nonprofit sectors, and with community groups
  • engages with the end users of our research at all stages of a project, from study design to sharing final results
  • examines the complex interactions between housing, neighbourhoods and health

Research Focii:

  • population health
  • neighbourhood-level indicators of health
  • healthy child development
  • social determinants of health
  • urban development strategy
  • place-based policy

Call for CRESS Graduate Fellows applications for 2017-18

PhD students registered in programs in the Faculty of Social Sciences who have reached candidacy status are invited to join the first class of CRESS Graduate Fellows.

Oct 03, 2017

Building Healthy Communities

Jim Dunn, Chair of McMaster’s Department of Health, Aging & Society and Nick Kates, Chair and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, co-led the Building Healthy Communities events which drew more than 800 faculty, staff, students and community members for a range of events. Building Healthy Communities was part of the Big Ideas, Better Cities, series of public events at McMaster.

Oct 31, 2016

Past Events

A full listing of past events from 2015 to 2010.

Dec 30, 2015