McMaster Archive

November 22, 2018

‘When I started delivering babies, I knew’

When she started medical school at McMaster, Jan Christilaw wasn't even thinking about studying obstetrics. Now, the Distinguished Alumni Award recipient is recognized internationally as a leader in advancing maternal and newborn health.

November 22, 2018

Meet today’s health sciences valedictorian: Hui Yu Zhang

What emoji best represents you? What is your definition of success? Meet Betty Zhang, the morning valedictorian at the November 22 convocation for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

November 21, 2018

Student prototype wows global autism experts

The students’ web portal prototype is for parents of children who have been referred for an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis. While they wait for an appointment, users can find resources to use until their appointment date.

November 21, 2018

How to become an “eTextbook rockstar”

Catherine Anderson of the department of Linguistics and Languages has created the first free, online open-access introductory linguistics textbook.

November 21, 2018

‘My university experience was much more than just taking courses’

Things have come full circle for Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Maysa Jalbout, who arrived in Canada 30 years ago as a refugee, and now heads a philanthropic organization that supports higher education for thousands of students, including refugees.

November 19, 2018

How human-like robots will impact work, life and society

Join McMaster engineering physics alumnus and founder of Geordie Rose, for a live-streamed talk about advancements in machine learning and AI that are enabling the minds of human-like robots to become increasingly more human.

November 19, 2018

McMaster Water Week celebrates water and water-related research

The McMaster Water Network is hosting McMaster Water Week from Nov. 20-23. The free annual event is a celebration of water and water-related research taking place at McMaster.

November 16, 2018

McMaster University joins Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council

The CNIC’s mandate is to ensure that Canada remains a world leader in the production of medical and industrial radioisotopes by raising awareness and supporting long-term policies at the domestic and international levels.

November 15, 2018

International student team wins prestigious automotive engineering design award

A collaborative team that includes students from McMaster’s Automotive Engineering Technology program won a first place award at the prestigious Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) Annual Global Forum.

November 15, 2018

Urban Placemaking takes students outside the classroom and into the community

Unique module offered by Arts & Science and Integrated Science lets students examine urban issues by exploring Hamilton and Toronto.

November 14, 2018

“Lifelong learning is a journey not a destination” for Continuing Education graduates

Over 120 graduates and more than 330 guests participated in the McMaster University Continuing Education graduation ceremony on November 8 at LIUNA Station in Hamilton.

November 14, 2018

McMaster launches Teaching Excellence website

New website showcases Mac’s commitment to leadership in teaching and learning.

November 12, 2018

Six tips for start-up success from Faculty of Engineering innovators

Are you looking to build your big idea into a start-up success? In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week, accomplished McMaster Engineering innovators and up and coming student startups share valuable advice for budding entrepreneurs.

November 12, 2018

Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy celebrates a decade of detail

“We’re the envy of universities around the world,” says CCEM director Gianluigi Botton

November 9, 2018

When science isn’t fiction

Professor Doug Welch advised sci-fi movie makers so they could depict science as accurately as possible. The TIFF film will be screened on campus Nov. 22.

November 8, 2018

McMaster researchers recognized at Innovation Showcase

Three researchers receive awards from the office of the vice-president, Research.

November 8, 2018

New grant honours memory of first Indigenous woman to graduate from McMaster

A new grant established in 2017 is named in honour of Marjorie Anderson, who died in 2002, is helping Indigenous students pursue post-secondary education at McMaster.

November 7, 2018

Experiential learning courses helping Life Sci students to “find themselves” academically

Third and fourth year Life Sciences students are completing placements at a wide range of science-related workplaces as part of experiential learning programming.

November 6, 2018

McMaster Industry Liaison Office presents Innovation Showcase

Day-long event will highlight biomedical research at McMaster

November 6, 2018

Innovation Showcase researchers spotlight: Jeremy Hirota

Jeremy Hirota is one of five researchers presenting their work at the 2018 Innovation Showcase hosted by the McMaster Industry Liaison Office.