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Insights pieces written by the MIT GRC chapter. A collection of 4 posts
Health Interventions for Indigenous Communities in Canada
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Health Interventions for Indigenous Communities in Canada

Abstract Indigenous communities in Canada face a decreased life expectancy due to higher rates of chronic illnesses. Increased physical activity is considered a key factor in reducing the risks of these chronic diseases
GRC Project Spotlight: Lift4Life
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GRC Project Spotlight: Lift4Life

Project Background: Lift4Life is a non-profit organization in Canada and a registered charity in the US that is focused on empowering marginalized communities through strength training and powerlifting. It was founded by powerlifter
GRC Project Spotlight: Project Somos
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GRC Project Spotlight: Project Somos

This article is part of a series called GRC Project Spotlights, where GRC project team members illustrate their experience on a GRC project, the skills they leveraged from their experience, and the lessons
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Do Children Benefit From Internet Access?
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Do Children Benefit From Internet Access?

Opening Statement: In Peru, providing laptops and free internet access to school children led to improved computer and internet proficiency. However, no significant impact on math and reading achievement, cognitive skills, self-esteem, teacher
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