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Monique Beech

Manager, Strategic Communications

Monique leads communications and marketing efforts for the Faculty of Engineering in key strategic areas, including research, reputation enhancement and external relations.

In the Media: How the pandemic has driven us to up our game in research and teaching

September 14, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Hill Times

In the Media: How the pandemic has driven us to up our game in research and teaching

Just as cholera gave rise to modern sanitation and the Spanish flu spawned public health, the battle to overcome COVID-19 will inevitably yield new and beneficial knowledge, writes Ishwar K. Puri in an op-ed in The Hill Times.

McMaster University researchers develop a 15 minute rapid test for SARS-COV-2 antibodies

September 2, 2020 /  Department News
Source: CHCH

McMaster University researchers develop a 15 minute rapid test for SARS-COV-2 antibodies

Dean of Engineering Ishwar Puri teamed up with researches at McMaster to create the at-home test able to detect SARS-COV-2 with a finger prick. He speaks about the research on CHCH.

Embedded thumbnail for In the Media: 5 ways university education is being reimagined in response to COVID-19

August 25, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: 5 ways university education is being reimagined in response to COVID-19

With the new academic year beginning shortly, students, faculty and staff returning to higher education or arriving for the first time face uncertainty. There is anxiety about a fall term like no other.

In the Media: What should the PPE of the future look like? This McMaster University team wants to provide the answers

August 24, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Toronto Star

In the Media: What should the PPE of the future look like? This McMaster University team wants to provide the answers

A feature on McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) on the front page of The Toronto Star.

In the Media: Economic Recovery Via the Great Lakes

August 21, 2020 /  Department News
Source: TVO The Agenda

In the Media: Economic Recovery Via the Great Lakes

In Ontario, as in several American states, the Great Lakes Region is a massive economic engine. With the border mostly closed, during this COVID-19 pandemic, the region is looking for help to bounce back. Gail Krantzberg, W Booth professor, shares her insights.

Making surfaces repellent to bacteria and viruses with Repel Wrap

August 12, 2020 /  Department News

Making surfaces repellent to bacteria and viruses with Repel Wrap

In Episode 3 of the Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast, Leyla Soleymani and Tohid Didar share the latest on their bacteria and virus repellent plastic wrap and its potential use during the pandemic.

"It's great to be back:" Researchers return to the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre

July 31, 2020 /  Department News

"It's great to be back:" Researchers return to the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre

Ali Emadi’s research group has transitioned back to some in-person research activities, getting back on track with both industry and student-led projects. Here’s what the transition looked like.

In the Media: How Hamilton researchers are contributing to the fight against COVID-19

July 24, 2020 /  Department News
Source: CBC

In the Media: How Hamilton researchers are contributing to the fight against COVID-19

Professor Gail Krantzberg, along with wastewater expert and professor Zobia Jawed, are featured in CBC on their work in detecting COVID-19 in wastewater.

McMaster engineers bringing to market at-home test to detect COVID-19 antibodies and 3D cell printing technology

July 21, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster engineers bringing to market at-home test to detect COVID-19 antibodies and 3D cell printing technology

Since March, a team of researchers have developed and advanced two novel technologies which have applications during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Ishwar Puri and Rakesh Sahu speak about these products in the latest Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast episode.

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