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Dean's blog: Innovation, and the Sharing and Gig Economy

Much of my time is spent with with industry and tech leaders, alumni, current and prospective students and their parents. Often, our discussions turn to our passion for healthy families and communities, enthusiasm for student engagement, and desire to further innovation.


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Engineering students shine at startup competition

The big winner of the March 23 Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition, 20/20 OptimEyes, took home $30,000 to further accelerate their biotechnology startup. 

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Ontario invests more than $8M in McMaster Engineering research

Two McMaster research projects – one focused on electric vehicles, the other on eye disease – have each received a $4 million boost from the Ontario Research Fund (ORF).

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Built to win: McMaster students win national bridge building competition

McMaster Engineering students dominated the 33rd Annual Troitsky Bridge Building Competition at Concordia University in Montreal.

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Four Engineering students to pitch at start-up competition

Four engineering-led teams are among the 10 finalists in this year's Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition on March 23.

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Bridging Science, Engineering, and Public Policy

McMaster’s Engineering and Public Policy graduate program is helping to change perceptions of what it means to be an engineer – moving from a traditional focus on serving and protecting the public to also being socially-conscious, possessing the technical, engineering know-how needed to affect societal change.

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Dean's blog: It’s physics: Carbon dioxide and climate change

Ever wonder why your feet burn when you walk on a dark asphalt road on a hot and sunny summer day, but they’re just fine when you’re standing on grass?

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Revolutionizing agriculture, one tomato at a time

Engineering student Melissa Houghton spends nearly every hour of every day thinking about tomatoes

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Mobile technology will encourage kids to self-monitor their diabetes

Navita Dyal, a recent graduate of the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, completed her Master’s in Engineer­ing Design, and now she’s competing globally in InnovatorsRace50 by Capgemini.

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OptimEyes is improving the downsides to traditional eye drops

In celebration of International Women's Day McMaster is featuring tech companies run by women who operate at The Forge, Hamilton’s startup incubator and McMaster University’s entrepreneur­ship initiative.

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Meet the 22 women who hold Canada Research Chairs at McMaster

On this day, as the world celebrates women, we'd like to salute the twenty-two McMaster women who currently hold Canada Research Chairs. They're an extraordinary group, tackling some of the most critical and challenging issues facing society today.

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McMaster Engineering: Young women to watch

International Women’s Day, which is on March 8, celebrates and recognizes the achievements of women, as well as promoting gender equality.

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