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Karina Kawka receives 2021 Student Fellowship Award for her work on purifying therapeutic viruses

April 27, 2021 /  Department News

Karina Kawka receives 2021 Student Fellowship Award for her work on purifying therapeutic viruses

We often associate viruses with causing infections and illnesses, such as COVID-19.  However some viruses, called therapeutic viruses, are increasingly used to treat genetic diseases as well as certain cancers.

McMaster Automotive Resource Centre adopts STATIC Driving Simulator from VI-grade

April 21, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Automotive Resource Centre adopts STATIC Driving Simulator from VI-grade

Automotive complex in renowned Canadian university utilizes driving simulation solution by VI-grade for Educational, R&D and industrial projects.

In the Media: McMaster University Partners with Industry to Improve PPE

March 9, 2021 /  Department News

In the Media: McMaster University Partners with Industry to Improve PPE

McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials is named one of Canada's most innovative partnerships in a campaign seen in The National Post. Since March 2020, CEPEM has helped to develop superior, Canadian-made PPE.

Three projects led by McMaster Engineering researchers receive $11.3M in federal funding

March 4, 2021 /  Department News

Three projects led by McMaster Engineering researchers receive $11.3M in federal funding

Materials Science professors Gianluigi Botton, Nabil Bassim, and André Phillion and Engineering Physics professor Andy Knights are among the co-leads for McMaster research projects receiving $35M in funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) today.

McMaster researcher Gail Krantzberg to co-lead policy advice on Great Lakes

February 26, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster researcher Gail Krantzberg to co-lead policy advice on Great Lakes

Starting today, Gail Krantzberg will co-lead the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Science Advisory Board's Science Priority Committee (SAB-SPC) for one year.

Black History Month Q&A Spotlight Series: Olajide Akintayo

February 18, 2021 /  Department News

Black History Month Q&A Spotlight Series: Olajide Akintayo

To Materials Science and Engineering PhD student, Olajide Akintayo, Black History Month means reflecting on challenges faced by people of colour, celebrating achievements and working towards inclusivity.

Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics receive NSERC grant to improve treatment for millions with eye disease

February 8, 2021 /  Department News

Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics receive NSERC grant to improve treatment for millions with eye disease

McMaster engineers will further advance drug delivery options for patients with glaucoma and beyond, thanks to a partnership with Ripple Therapeutics and a recent grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

Lessons learned in 2020 and plans for 2021, with Ishwar K. Puri and Susan Tighe (Part One)

February 4, 2021 /  Department News

Lessons learned in 2020 and plans for 2021, with Ishwar K. Puri and Susan Tighe (Part One)

In the first episode of 2021 on Big Ideas for a Changing World, we reflect on the gaps in engineering education that have been exposed by the pandemic, and how McMaster is pushing the boundaries.

To prevent millions more masks in landfills, McMaster researchers develop a way to recycle them

February 3, 2021 /  Department News

To prevent millions more masks in landfills, McMaster researchers develop a way to recycle them

McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) and B.C.-based Vitacore launch Canada's first end-to-end recycling program for single-use masks and respirators.

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