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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.

Researchers design “smart” surfaces, creating promise for safer implants and more accurate diagnostic tests

October 24, 2018 /  Department News

Researchers design “smart” surfaces, creating promise for safer implants and more accurate diagnostic tests

Researchers at McMaster University have solved a vexing problem by engineering surface coatings that can repel everything, such as bacteria, viruses and living cells, but can be modified to permit beneficial exceptions.

Big Ideas: Two sides of the same coin

October 12, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Two sides of the same coin

How a strong bond has helped two brothers, cellists and McMaster Engineering students find success.

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.

Educating the Engineer of 2025: Faculty awards four education research projects

October 2, 2018 /  Department News

Educating the Engineer of 2025: Faculty awards four education research projects

In celebration of McMaster Engineering’s 60th Anniversary, the Faculty has awarded four engineering education research projects with the Educating the Engineer of 2025 (EtE-25) funding awards, valued at a total of $80,000.

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.

Mosaic System Upgrade

October 1, 2018 /  Department News

Mosaic System Upgrade

Mosaic will be unavailable from October 11th at 12:00 am through October 15th at 8:59 am

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