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Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy celebrates a decade of detail

November 12, 2018 /  Department News

Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy celebrates a decade of detail

McMaster’s Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week by looking forward to the next 10 years.

Personal History: Five Years Later (Dean's blog)

October 29, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Fireside with the Dean

Personal History: Five Years Later (Dean's blog)

Upon first arriving at McMaster University, I entered a Faculty that had high aspirations. While globally recognized for our education and research, we had not, however, consistently benchmarked ourselves against other exemplars of demonstrated excellence.

McMaster maintains status as Canada’s most research-intensive university

October 25, 2018 /  Department News
Source: McMaster Brighter World

McMaster maintains status as Canada’s most research-intensive university

For the second consecutive year, McMaster has been named Canada’s most research-intensive university in the annual ranking of the country’s Top 50 Research Universities. McMaster researchers brought in $379.9 million in total sponsored research income – up more than $25 million from last year.

Student satisfaction helps drive McMaster higher in Maclean’s rankings

October 11, 2018 /  Department News
Source: McMaster Daily News

Student satisfaction helps drive McMaster higher in Maclean’s rankings

McMaster University has jumped two places to No. 4 on the Maclean’s annual rankings of Canadian universities, in the category for universities with a broad range of research and PhD programs, including medical schools.

A celebration of big ideas to create a brighter world

October 5, 2018 /  Department News

A celebration of big ideas to create a brighter world

On Thursday night, the Faculty of Engineering hosted their first ever Big Ideas Pitch Night at McMaster’s University Club.

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 2, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Donna Strickland, a McMaster alumna who received her Bachelor of Engineering degree (B. Eng) in engineering physics in 1981, has won the Nobel Prize in Physics, the first woman to do so in 55 years and one of only three in the history of the award.

McMaster ranked among the world’s top 100 universities

September 27, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster ranked among the world’s top 100 universities

McMaster has again been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities.

Making Engineering More Inclusive

September 27, 2018 /  Department News

Making Engineering More Inclusive

This fall, 27 percent of first-year engineering students are women, up five percent from 2017. Paired with a 95 percent retention rate for female students in their first year of studies, the Faculty is leading by example when it comes to promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering.

Student team prepares for International Space Station Launch with flight program

September 7, 2018 /  Department News

Student team prepares for International Space Station Launch with flight program

The McMaster Interdisciplinary Satellite Team (MIST) launched components of their satellite system approximately 100,000 ft. in the air aboard a high altitude balloon this past Tuesday.

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