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In the Media: B.C. facility partners with McMaster Engineering to produce N95-equivalent masks

September 28, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Global News

In the Media: B.C. facility partners with McMaster Engineering to produce N95-equivalent masks

McMaster researchers Rakesh Sahu and Ravi Selvaganapathy from the Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials are part of a team that created the first Canadian made N95 respirators.

Simulating virus spread risk and campus reopening using network science

September 24, 2020 /  Department News

Simulating virus spread risk and campus reopening using network science

Researchers Zoe Li and Wael El-Dakhakhni have received support from McMaster’s COVID-19 Research Fund to apply their digital twinning system to simulate reopening scenarios for McMaster’s campus. Hear more on the latest Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast episode.

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

September 14, 2020 /  Department News

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 researchers 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.

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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.

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