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McMaster Centre of Excellence receives $1.2M to advance Canadian-made personal protective equipment

January 26, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Centre of Excellence receives $1.2M to advance Canadian-made personal protective equipment

Canada’s first and only research hub dedicated to developing, testing and validating personal protective equipment (PPE) is receiving a $1.2M grant from the Ontario Together Fund, announced today by the Government of Ontario.

In the Media: Province gifts McMaster $1.2M for PPE development

January 26, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: Province gifts McMaster $1.2M for PPE development

McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) receives funding from the Ontario Together Fund, announced on Jan. 26 by Ministers Victor Fedeli and Ross Romano, with an appearance from Premier Doug Ford.

In the Media: ‘Significant potential’: McMaster researchers create lab-grown meat that ‘felt and tasted’ like the real deal

January 21, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: ‘Significant potential’: McMaster researchers create lab-grown meat that ‘felt and tasted’ like the real deal

New research on lab-grown meat is spotlighted in The Hamilton Spectator, featuring Ravi Selvaganapathy from McMaster's School of Biomedical Engineering.

McMaster researchers create “sheets” of meat in the lab that stack up well against their natural counterparts

January 20, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster researchers create “sheets” of meat in the lab that stack up well against their natural counterparts

Researchers Ravi Selvaganapathy and Alireza Shahin-Shamsabadi, both of the university’s School of Biomedical Engineering, have devised a way to make meat by stacking thin sheets of cultivated muscle and fat cells grown together in a lab setting.

Nasal spray delivers antipsychotic drugs straight to the brain, cutting required dose by up to 75 per cent and reducing adverse side effects

January 15, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Nasal spray delivers antipsychotic drugs straight to the brain, cutting required dose by up to 75 per cent and reducing adverse side effects

A team of neuroscientists and engineers at McMaster University has created a nasal spray to deliver antipsychotic medication directly to the brain instead of having it pass through the body. This work is co-led by Todd Hoare, a Canada Research Chair and professor of chemical engineering.

McMaster Engineering welcomes six new faculty and 25 postdoctoral fellows

January 11, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering welcomes six new faculty and 25 postdoctoral fellows

We are pleased to announce the following appointments in the Faculty of Engineering starting this winter.

In the Media: COVID-19 face masks represent a chance to restore Canadian manufacturing

January 10, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: COVID-19 face masks represent a chance to restore Canadian manufacturing

Though the pandemic has become the world’s dominant health concern, it may catalyze recovery from some of the economic consequences of globalization, writes Ravi Selvaganapathy, director of McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM).

What PPE experts want you to know about cloth face masks

December 14, 2020 /  Department News

What PPE experts want you to know about cloth face masks

In Episode 9 of Big Ideas for a Changing World, four experts from McMaster’s Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) answer frequently asked questions about cloth masks, and how they’re working with industry partners to improve the next generation of PPE in Canada.

Creating sustainable fuels for a low-carbon future

December 9, 2020 /  Department News

Creating sustainable fuels for a low-carbon future

Researchers at McMaster University are partnering with the National Research Council Canada (NRC) to make Canada’s energy economy more sustainable for generations to come.

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