In the News
Katherine Morrison (Pediatrics/McMaster Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research) spoke to several media outlets about new research that looked at the relationship between the time spent on electronic devices and the amount of sugary soft drinks and energy drinks teens consume. Coverage included: ABC TV, CBS radio, Associated Press, Daily Mail, CBC News, CBC Here and Now, Global News, CHCH TV, Canadian Press, and more.
Presentations and Publications
Dr. Katherine Morrison, MODR Co-Director, MSc grad Kelly Bradbury & colleague Ofir Turel from California State University - Fullerton, published Electronic device use and beverage related sugar and caffeine intake in US adolescents in PLOS One.
Celebrations & Successes
Congratulations to the 2019 Graduate Student Recognition Award nominees & recipients. McMaster Univerity's Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research was represented in the following categories:
President's Award to Excellence in Graduate Supervision
Nominee - Dr. Constantine Samaan
Dean's Award for Excellence in Communicating Graduate Research
Recipient - Julian Yabut - Steinberg Lab
GSA Award for Contributions by Non-Academic Staff
Nominee - Nora Roberge
Therese Quigley Award of Excellence for Graduate Student Leadership in Athletics
Nominee - Eric Desjardins - Steinberg Lab