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Two McMaster Engineering researchers earn grants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

December 8, 2017 /  Department News

Two McMaster Engineering researchers earn grants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

McMaster Engineering researchers were awarded more than $5M in funding to use innovative technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Grey Cup haunted by brain injury risk — but doesn’t have to be

November 22, 2017 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

Grey Cup haunted by brain injury risk — but doesn’t have to be

When the Toronto Argonauts and Calgary Stampeders square off in Ottawa for the 105th Grey Cup on Sunday, it will be under dark clouds — not necessarily of weather, but rather the risk of concussions and their devastating long-term effect on players’ brains.

7 Engineering Startups to Watch

November 17, 2017 /  Department News

7 Engineering Startups to Watch

In honour of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a celebration of innovators and job creators who are changing the world, we’re spotlighting 7 McMaster Engineering startups to watch.

Stars overnight: McMaster Engineering alumni receive international attention

November 15, 2017 /  Department News

Stars overnight: McMaster Engineering alumni receive international attention

McMaster Engineering grads, Michael Takla, Rotimi Fadiya, Prateek Mathur and Shivad Bhavsar knew the James Dyson Award announcement would be big news. What they didn’t expect was a fan club.

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November 9, 2017 /  Department News

Searching for a silent threat: McMaster Engineering grads receive James Dyson Award for cancer detection device

What started as a final year engineering class project at McMaster University is now an internationally recognized improved solution for the early detection of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

McMaster ranks 3rd in Canada at international programming competition

November 7, 2017 /  Department News
Source: McMaster ACM Blog

McMaster ranks 3rd in Canada at international programming competition

Three McMaster teams competed at the most well-known elite undergrad programming competition, the ACM ICPC (International Collegiate Programming Competition).

Dean's Blog: Educate Citizen Scholars To Transform Our World

November 6, 2017 /  Department News
Source: Fireside with the Dean

Dean's Blog: Educate Citizen Scholars To Transform Our World

Beyond the attributes that graduates obtain from their programs of study, the job ready skills typically reported to be of greatest importance for employers include a fresh graduate’s ability to work in a team, leadership, capability to define and solve a problem, written and verbal communication.

McMaster named Canada's most research-intensive university

October 26, 2017 /  Department News

McMaster named Canada's most research-intensive university

McMaster continues to lead in university rankings – this time being recognized as Canada’s most research-intensive university in the 2017 Research Infosource rankings released today.

Revolutionizing breast cancer detection with radar imaging

October 25, 2017 /  Department News

Revolutionizing breast cancer detection with radar imaging

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to encourage preventative action against the most common cancer and the second leading cause of death among Canadian women.

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