McMaster Archive

November 1, 2017

Students studying abroad are making a Brighter World

During her time in Scotland, Nadia Ahmed joined the National Union of Students as a voting delegate, travelling to different cities to speak with local communities.

November 1, 2017

President Patrick Deane on employment equity at McMaster

"The well-being and the success of places like McMaster depend on the diversity of our community."

October 31, 2017

Student performances showcased at opening celebration for L.R. Wilson Hall

McMaster’s new home of the liberal arts, L.R. Wilson Hall, was officially christened Oct. 30 with a full-scale production incorporating artistic and cultural performances, experiential learning and the work of students, alumni, faculty and staff.

October 30, 2017

Chancellor Emeritus Wilson’s $2M gift launches McMaster’s Socrates Project

The Socrates Project will showcase and help to foster the critical thinking, communication, creativity, imagination and collaboration critical to developing deeply engaged citizens and leaders.

October 30, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship created for McMaster students

Ramnarine Sahadeo hopes the award will help young people not only pursue their education, but learn more about Gandhi and the principles he stood for.

October 30, 2017

What 19th-century gothic literature can tell us about 21st-century America

A fear of the unknown. Emotional anxiety. Religious fanaticism. Sound familiar? 

October 30, 2017

New office space next step in “evolution” of community engagement at Mac

Members of the McMaster and Hamilton communities gathered recently to mark the opening of the Office of Community Engagement’s new space and to celebrate the community-based partnerships, projects and initiatives currently underway.

October 27, 2017

Fall Preview Days gives high schoolers a chance to feel like a McMaster student

Fall Preview Days provides guests with in-depth information on academic programs, opportunities to speak with staff and current students about services and resources, and tour the pedestrian-friendly campus and residence buildings.

October 27, 2017

‘Something for everyone’ at McMaster Water Week 2017

The McMaster Water Network is hosting McMaster Water Week from Oct 30 to Nov 3. This annual free event connects water science, technology, and policy to deliver global and local impacts.

October 27, 2017

McMaster joins global network of ‘age-friendly’ universities

McMaster has joined the international Age-Friendly University network, a global body made up of higher education institutions that are committed to being more accessible to older adults.

October 27, 2017

Progress report: McMaster’s Mental Health and Well-being strategy

The University is reporting significant progress as it continues to advance its Student Mental Health and Well-being Strategy.

October 26, 2017

NAFTA Town Hall features Parliamentary Secretary Andrew Leslie

The federal government has chosen McMaster to host a special Town Hall on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement that will feature Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

October 26, 2017

$1M gift to attract world’s best and brightest anthropology graduate students

McMaster has received a gift of more than $1-million in memory of McMaster researcher Shelley Saunders to enable the Department of Anthropology attract and support top tier graduate students.

October 26, 2017


October 26, 2017

McMaster named Canada’s most research-intensive university

With a total research income of $354.6 million, up from $324.6 million last year, McMaster outpaced its peers in research-intensity, averaging $405,300 per faculty member – more than double the national average.

October 25, 2017

Federal funds of $3.6M support development of a tuberculosis vaccine

Researchers Dr. Zhou Xing and Dr. Fiona Smaill have received federal funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research to study anti-TB immunity and to test their innovative adenovirus-based tuberculosis vaccine.

October 24, 2017

McMaster experts say Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer

After months of painstaking research and analysis, an international team, including McMaster experts, have concluded that Chile’s celebrated Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die from prostate cancer.

October 20, 2017

Beginners LimeSurvey Workshop

Come learn how to use LimeSurvey in MUSC-224. · Free service for all McMaster Researchers · Saves researchers’ time · Sample wording for ethics components . . .

October 20, 2017

Senior Health Physicist heading to International Atomic Energy Agency

Dave Tucker will finish up at McMaster at year’s end and will start the new year embarking on his new career as head of the Radiation Safety Technical Services Unit at IAEA.

October 20, 2017

Soon-to-be alumna Atziri Ramirez leads disaster response in Mexico earthquake

The MSc Global Health student, Atziri Ramirez, was treating a patient at the General Hospital Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez when the 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico in September killing more than 200 people.