McMaster Archive

November 23, 2017

Science grads support future generations of environmental researchers

Margaret Gadsby '78 and Brad Fairley '79 have created a scholarship and a travel prize for graduate students in environmental studies at Mac.

November 22, 2017

Workouts to remember: new research suggests high-intensity exercise boosts memory

Scientists have found that six weeks of intense exercise—short bouts of interval training over the course of 20 minutes—showed significant improvements in what is known as high-interference memory.

November 22, 2017

McMaster medical students volunteer time and care to Hamilton community

McMaster medical students recently helped organize a Family Saturdays event at the Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre including a variety of health promotion activities and family portrait sessions.

November 22, 2017

McMaster named a Top Employer in the Hamilton-Niagara region

McMaster has been ranked among the top employers in the Hamilton-Niagara region for the third year in a row.

November 21, 2017

In photos: Innovation and the Future of Canada Summit focused on great challenges and opportunities

Hosted by McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business, the Innovation and the Future of Canada Summit welcomed senior executives, entrepreneurs, scientists, politicians, engineers, and academics to Toronto.

November 21, 2017

McMaster chef places third in World Chef Challenge qualifier

Of the 1,500 competitors from across Canada, Chef Hoag placed 3rd overall in the national competition. This is the first year Chef Hoag has participated in the World Chef Challenge.

November 20, 2017

Karl Kinanen helped transform the way society looks at aging

A founding faculty member of the School of Social Work, Karl Kinanen (1927-2017) was a leader in the development of gerontology studies in Canada.

November 17, 2017

McMaster to host major conference on health and exercise

An Exercise in Achieving Optimal Health will take place Wednesday, December 6 th from 7 – 10 p.m. at the McMaster Innovation Park.

November 17, 2017

Archives of beloved storyteller Stuart McLean find new home at McMaster

The archives of Stuart McLean – CBC journalist, best-selling author and host of the perennially popular radio program the Vinyl Cafe – have found a new home at McMaster.

November 17, 2017

Accolades for Wilson Hall, Braley Health Sciences Centre

L.R. Wilson Hall and the David Braley Health Sciences Centre were honoured at this year’s City of Hamilton Urban Design and Architecture Awards.

November 17, 2017

McMaster grads are some of the most employable in the world

The university ranked fifth in Canada and 74th worldwide (up one spot from 2016), in the Global University Employability Ranking 2017.

November 17, 2017

Meet today’s valedictorian Tarushika Vasanthan

"The strength that others see in me is in part a result of the McMaster experience – McMaster has truly liberated me into the best version of myself: an individual that is self-assured and unafraid of the unknown."

November 17, 2017

Hamilton’s Leadership Summit for Women brings in local innovators

Hamilton innovators and leaders will unite at the Leadership Summit for Women, an annual celebration of women’s leadership that brings together women, trans* individuals, and allies from the city.

November 16, 2017

Graduate inspired by brother’s illness to pursue drug discovery and commercialization

It was while caring for his younger brother that Sheetij Ricky Ghoshal realized he wanted to help take medical discovery from the bench to the bedside.

November 16, 2017

Meet this morning’s valedictorian Kaitlin Debicki

"There’s love in your future, and a beautiful community of belonging. Keep being honest and open; try to hold onto your faith in people and in yourself."

November 16, 2017

Meet this afternoon’s valedictorian Gautham Krishnaraj

"My definition of success is having given more than all you had to give, attaining something beyond what you knew to look for, and having people to share the achievement (or moment of achievement) with."

November 16, 2017

Transforming a digital world: Inaugural DeGroote EMBA cohort will graduate Thursday

It’s been just over a year since the DeGroote School of Business launched its Executive MBA in Digital Transformation. Now, the inaugural cohort is set to graduate and make an impact on business and society worldwide.

November 15, 2017

MP tours McMaster Nuclear Reactor, Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

John Oliver, Member of Parliament for Oakville, got a close-up look at the most powerful research reactor at a Canadian university.

November 15, 2017

Polanyi Prize-winner setting her sights on targeted asthma treatment

Dr. Svenninsgen’s research shows that the use of medical imaging and computer programs can dramatically improve asthma measurement and intervention, potentially leading to personalized treatments and better outcomes.

November 15, 2017

Study finds asthma and food allergies predictable at age one

Children at one year old who have eczema or atopic dermatitis and are sensitized to an allergen are seven times more likely than other infants to develop asthma, and significantly more likely to have a food allergy by age three.