McMaster Archive

July 16, 2018

Inspiring Indigenous internationalism

Piers Kreps graduated from McMaster's political science program in the Faculty of Social Sciences in the spring of 2018. He writes about his experience attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and shares his insights. 

July 12, 2018

Landing in the right place

When Kwasi Nkansah ’17 began his studies at McMaster in 2013, he had no idea that his interactions with professors and other mentors would help him find a career that combined his passion for both medicine and astronauts.

July 10, 2018

Functional Review of McMaster Financial Support Activities – Progress To Date

Significant progress continues to be made towards improving the University’s systems and supports for financial services. Several steps have been taken since McMaster completed its functional review of Financial support last year.

July 9, 2018

Students collaborate with Hamilton Public Health to design a more active city

Innovation by Design is a course that introduces students to a method of problem-solving called ‘design thinking’. It involves consulting those who are connected to the problem and understanding how they view and experience it in daily life.

July 5, 2018

Workshops explore latest findings, techniques in membrane research

Researchers from around the world are on campus this week to discuss membrane research, its potential to transform our understanding of disease, and its role in the development of new and innovative medical treatments.

July 5, 2018

“We are so privileged as Canadians – we want to do everything in our power to help”

A group of McMaster kinesiology students have developed a pilot project they say could help address the desperate sanitation conditions in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, and are now raising funds to implement their solution.

July 3, 2018

Unearthing history in Naxos, Greece

The Stelida Naxos Archaeological Project is run by Tristan Carter, assistant professor in Anthropology. Since 2013 undergraduate and postgraduate students have traveled to Naxos Greece to partake in the archaeological excavation.

June 29, 2018

Eight professors and alumni named to Order of Canada

Their appointments were announced Friday by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada.

June 28, 2018

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Nicholas Brathwaite receives honorary degree

Success takes a team, Brathwaite told this year's graduating students at the DeGroote School of Business convocation. “If no one is questioning your views or ideas, you’re probably playing it too safe.”

June 28, 2018

International conference explores the origins of early life

This week, leading researchers from around the world gathered on campus for Science of Early Life, an interdisciplinary conference organized by McMaster’s Origins of Life Institute.

June 27, 2018

Mac gives new Canadians their first “eh”

Thirty people from seven countries around the world became Canadian citizens Wednesday at a special citizenship ceremony held in Convocation Hall.

June 26, 2018

Collaboration critical for future of manufacturing industry

The Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster is expected to generate 13,500 jobs and inject $13.5B into the southern Ontario economy.

June 25, 2018

New Bertrand Russell Archives and Research Centre to be a “hub of intellectual activity”

McMaster faculty, staff and students, as well as scholars from around the world recently gathered to celebrate the opening of the Bertrand Russell Archives and Research Centre.

June 25, 2018

Remembering Bob McNutt

One of McMaster’s most versatile and accomplished academic leaders and scientists has died. Professor Emeritus Robert McNutt served McMaster in a number of senior roles, providing more than 30 years’ leadership to the University, its faculty and students.

June 25, 2018

Strategic Leaders pilot program receives award at CAUCE 2018

Recently, McMaster refreshed its leadership philosophy by revising its six core leadership capabilities and defining leadership levels for roles across the organization. As a result, a program called Strategic Leaders was developed in 2017 to deliver a new approach to leadership training.

June 25, 2018

Canada’s brightest youth set to arrive at SHAD McMaster for month of intense enrichment and entrepreneurship

Samuel Dayo, a Grade 11 student from Alberta, is excited about joining SHAD McMaster and other top students and critical thinkers from around the country hoping to become Canada’s next generation of innovators.

June 22, 2018

Symposium unites industry and academics discussing data centre transformation

On June 14, the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC), in partnership with McMaster Engineering and InsightaaS, hosted The Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium, Canada's first event on data transformation and innovation.

June 22, 2018

Karen Mossman appointed Acting Vice-President, Research

McMaster’s Board of Governor’s has approved the appointment of Karen Mossman as Acting Vice-President, Research, for a six-month term. Mossman will serve in the role from July 1 – December 31, 2018, during Rob Baker’s administrative leave.

June 22, 2018

Studying the most luminous galaxy in the universe

Kevin Lacaille is a 2nd year McMaster astrophysics Ph.D. student. He studies some of the most distant galaxies in the Universe and this year he attended the 49th annual meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society.

June 20, 2018

DeGroote partners with Canada’s prestigious National Business Book Award

For more than 33 years, the National Business Book Award has been awarded to authors who present groundbreaking perspectives on Canadian business issues.