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MacEng Reignites event unites staff, students and faculty

September 17, 2021 /  Department News

MacEng Reignites event unites staff, students and faculty

The two-week event boasted exciting in-person activities such as a Cootes Paradise hike, free meals from food trucks, ice-dyeing t-shirts and tons of MacEng swag.

McMaster community works together to send $750,000 in PPE and gear to Uganda

September 17, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster community works together to send $750,000 in PPE and gear to Uganda

A team of doctors, researchers and staff – from both the university and McMaster Innovation Park – have pooled their time, talent and contacts to help their friends and colleagues a world away in their efforts to battle COVID-19.

In the Media: Is it time to upgrade your cloth mask?

September 3, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Toronto Star

In the Media: Is it time to upgrade your cloth mask?

Dr. Catherine Clase, an associate professor of medicine at McMaster and researcher at the university’s Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM), weighs in.

McMaster ranked among the top 80 universities worldwide

September 2, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster ranked among the top 80 universities worldwide

McMaster has been named among the world’s top 100 universities for the fifth year in a row, according to a key international ranking that spans more than 1,600 institutions worldwide.

Partnership between McMaster Engineering and Niko Apparel builds made-in-Hamilton mask capability

September 1, 2021 /  Department News

Partnership between McMaster Engineering and Niko Apparel builds made-in-Hamilton mask capability

A desperate bid to provide masks to Hamilton healthcare workers has launched a successful local mask manufacturer and given birth to a McMaster centre of excellence.

NRC award for McMaster’s multidisciplinary research into optical satellite communications

August 25, 2021 /  Department News

NRC award for McMaster’s multidisciplinary research into optical satellite communications

McMaster Engineering researchers have been awarded nearly $1 million in funding to continue work that aims to enable broadband optical communications through the atmosphere.

iBioMed student’s device to help people with limited hand mobility wins National James Dyson Award

August 25, 2021 /  Department News

iBioMed student’s device to help people with limited hand mobility wins National James Dyson Award

Biomedical and mechanical engineering student Lianna Genovese has received the National James Dyson Award for her invention, Guided Hands™, which she created in her first-year design course to help people with limited hand mobility write, paint, draw and access technology.

In the Media: McMaster student Canada's pick for international design competition with 'guided hands' innovation

August 25, 2021 /  Department News
Source: CBC Hamilton

In the Media: McMaster student Canada's pick for international design competition with 'guided hands' innovation

Lianna Genovese will next compete against finalists from 28 countries and regions.

In the Media: Sartorius and McMaster University to ‘perfect’ antibody manufacturing process

August 25, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Bioprocess International

In the Media: Sartorius and McMaster University to ‘perfect’ antibody manufacturing process

McMaster University and Sartorius have teamed up to improve the efficiency of chromatography in the large-scale manufacture of antibody and virus-based treatments.

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