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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.

Don’t waste your energy. Harvest it.

December 10, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Don’t waste your energy. Harvest it.

“We can use existing technologies and integrate them elegantly into our communities while creating a pathway to low carbon.” 

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.

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.

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