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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.

Go CODE Girl returns to McMaster to inspire young girls

March 4, 2020 /  Department News

Go CODE Girl returns to McMaster to inspire young girls

On Saturday, March 7 — one day before International Women’s Day — 70 girls from grades 7 to 10 will gather at McMaster University to take part in Go CODE Girl, an annual event organized by Canada’s top post secondary institutions.

McMaster student first Canadian to be awarded prestigious aerospace fellowship

February 11, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster student first Canadian to be awarded prestigious aerospace fellowship

This International Day for Girls and Women in Science, we’re celebrating Hira Nadeem, an electrical engineering student who is one of 40 women recognized for excellence in the aerospace industry.

Overcoming obstacles as women in engineering

February 11, 2020 /  Department News

Overcoming obstacles as women in engineering

Five students and industry professionals share what makes them proud to be in engineering, and how they overcame challenges in the field

Seven services to support McMaster Engineering students

January 21, 2020 /  Department News

Seven services to support McMaster Engineering students

It’s a fresh semester at McMaster. Whether you’re looking to connect with a mentor or de-stress with a furry friend, these support services are here to help.

Driving Diversity event inspires the next generation of female automotive engineers

January 16, 2020 /  Department News

Driving Diversity event inspires the next generation of female automotive engineers

The second annual Driving Diversity event, held at the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC), brought together over 70 female high school students and representatives from McMaster’s vehicle teams.

Fresh Faces: Wenbo He

July 31, 2019 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Wenbo He

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we highlight new faculty members who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

Fresh Faces: Zahra K. Motamed

July 5, 2019 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Zahra K. Motamed

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we’re highlighting over 40 engineering faculty members, all hired in the last five years, who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

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