“Make time to get involved and try to do things right off the bat. Even if it’s going into your lab more and developing a community there early on.”
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The main campus of McMaster University is located in Hamilton, Ont.
Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian province of Ontario. The city is situated approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Toronto in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
“Explore the Hamilton community because it has a rich heritage. You will find people from different parts of the world here with unique experiences and outlooks.”
“As a PhD student you get the opportunity to work on what you want to work on, make your timelines and have flexibility, all while seeing purpose in your work.”