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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.

Overview

Overview

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

Projects

Projects

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

McMaster School of Social Work Faculty and Students to Convene at CASWE 2017 in Toronto

An outstanding number of faculty and students from McMaster’s School of Social Work will be presenting their research at the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE-ACFTS) 2017 Conference in Toronto, ON May 29 – June 1, 2017.

May 26, 2017

Promoting permaculture at the Ontario Climate Consortium

4th Year Honours Political Science student, Adam Chiaravalle, wins student poster competition.

May 25, 2017

Human teeth carry secrets that tell the story of humanity through its fragile relationship with the sun

Anthropologist Megan Brickley and group of McMaster researchers, including graduate students and staff members, working with colleagues in Quebec and France have recently published findings on Ancient Vitamin D deficiency that is valuable for understanding a health condition that today affects more than 1 billion people worldwide.

May 25, 2017