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McMaster named Canada’s most research-intensive university for the fourth year in a row

December 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster named Canada’s most research-intensive university for the fourth year in a row

For the fourth consecutive year, McMaster has been named Canada’s most research-intensive university in the annual ranking of the country’s Top 50 Research Universities.

Simon Haykin receives IEEE medal for advancing radar technologies

December 7, 2020 /  Department News

Simon Haykin receives IEEE medal for advancing radar technologies

Distinguished university professor emeritus Simon Haykin has been awarded the IEEE Denis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications.

Four students answer your research and entrepreneurship questions

December 1, 2020 /  Department News

Four students answer your research and entrepreneurship questions

Want to know more about student research or working with a startup but don’t know where to begin? Four McMaster Engineering students who attended last week’s Engineering Research & Entrepreneurship Fair can help.

In the Media: Reproduction problems in male river otters linked to oilsands contaminants in new study

November 30, 2020 /  Department News
Source: CBC

In the Media: Reproduction problems in male river otters linked to oilsands contaminants in new study

Cheryl Quenneville, mechanical engineering associate professor, contributed to research that shows weaker penile bones in river otters are linked to oil sands contaminants.

Testing COVID-19 medications using novel drug delivery technology for the eyes

November 27, 2020 /  Department News

Testing COVID-19 medications using novel drug delivery technology for the eyes

Hear about new COVID-19 related research from the C20/20 Innovation Hub in Episode 8 of Big Ideas for a Changing World, with Heather Sheardown and Fran Lasowski.

Education research projects to help students thrive in future leadership roles

November 25, 2020 /  Department News

Education research projects to help students thrive in future leadership roles

Two years after accepting the Educating the Engineer of 2025 (EtE-25) funding awards for education research projects, four McMaster Engineering faculty members share their findings and successes.

In the Media: Polypropylene, the material now recommended for COVID-19 mask filters: What it is, where to get it

November 19, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: Polypropylene, the material now recommended for COVID-19 mask filters: What it is, where to get it

With masks being made at home and by local clothing companies, here’s what you need to know about Public Health Agency of Canada’s new recommendations. Charles de Lannoy, an assistant professor in Chemical Engineering, co-wrote this piece in The Conversation.

McMaster Engineering, one of Canada's top engineering programs, recruiting globally for research faculty positions

November 15, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering, one of Canada's top engineering programs, recruiting globally for research faculty positions

To support McMaster Engineering’s growth and longstanding strengths in research, innovation and graduate training, The Faculty is recruiting widely for tenure-track and teaching-track positions across multiple departments.

Computing and software graduate creates technology to make web more accessible for blind users

November 12, 2020 /  Department News

Computing and software graduate creates technology to make web more accessible for blind users

Information online needs to be made more accessible for visually impaired users, especially in a time where virtual spaces are used more than ever – that's the mission behind Guy Meyer’s research.

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