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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 alumna leads engineers at Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization to combat world hunger

March 8, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster alumna leads engineers at Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization to combat world hunger

This International Women's Day, we share the story of Sogol Akef, Head of Engineering at The United Nations World Food Programme, who found her passion for humanitarian work during her civil engineering classes at McMaster.

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.

McMaster alumna recognized for work supporting women in non-traditional roles

December 4, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster alumna recognized for work supporting women in non-traditional roles

Hydro One’s Lorraine Gray named as a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

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.

McMaster Engineering alumna appointed to the Order of Canada

November 27, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering alumna appointed to the Order of Canada

McMaster Engineering alumna Hoda ElMaraghy has been awarded one of Canada's highest civilian honours.

McMaster Engineering’s Virtual Girl Guide Workshops empowering thousands of girls across Canada

October 19, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering’s Virtual Girl Guide Workshops empowering thousands of girls across Canada

More than 13,000 Girl Guides across Canada are engaging with the world of engineering, thanks to a new virtual initiative from McMaster’s Venture Academy.

Watch: A conversation with Nobel laureates

October 9, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Watch: A conversation with Nobel laureates

Encounters with rock stars, parking privileges and of course, global recognition of the research that changed thousands of lives: Myron Scholes and Donna Strickland talk about the impact and importance of the Nobel Prize.

Heather Sheardown honoured with YWCA Women of Distinction Award

March 6, 2020 /  Department News

Heather Sheardown honoured with YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Heather Sheardown, chemical engineering professor at McMaster and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Ophthalmic Biomaterials, won a YWCA Hamilton’s Women of Distinction Award in the Science, Technology, Trades category.

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