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To prevent millions more masks in landfills, McMaster researchers develop a way to recycle them

February 3, 2021 /  Department News

To prevent millions more masks in landfills, McMaster researchers develop a way to recycle them

McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) and B.C.-based Vitacore launch Canada's first end-to-end recycling program for single-use masks and respirators.

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February 3, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: Engineering scholarship for Black students at McMaster breaks new ground

She searched for faces that looked like hers, entering the amphitheatre on the first day of class, taking her place among 300 first-year engineering students at McMaster University.

Fireball Diaries: A lasting collection of student stories

January 29, 2021 /  Department News

Fireball Diaries: A lasting collection of student stories

Faculty of Engineering students have come together to share their experiences with the hope of inspiring and supporting others throughout their university journey.

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January 28, 2021 /  Department News

Mac Eng talks mental health

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, 10 McMaster Engineering students and members of the McMaster Engineering Society Wellness Committee share what mental health means to them through video and written reflections.

Virtual Backpack to Briefcase event brings together students and alumni from around the world

January 27, 2021 /  Department News

Virtual Backpack to Briefcase event brings together students and alumni from around the world

Last week, more than 250 McMaster Engineering students, graduates and faculty members from around the world connected virtually at the Faculty’s annual Backpack to Briefcase event.

McMaster Centre of Excellence receives $1.2M to advance Canadian-made personal protective equipment

January 26, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Centre of Excellence receives $1.2M to advance Canadian-made personal protective equipment

Canada’s first and only research hub dedicated to developing, testing and validating personal protective equipment (PPE) is receiving a $1.2M grant from the Ontario Together Fund, announced today by the Government of Ontario.

In the Media: Province gifts McMaster $1.2M for PPE development

January 26, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: Province gifts McMaster $1.2M for PPE development

McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) receives funding from the Ontario Together Fund, announced on Jan. 26 by Ministers Victor Fedeli and Ross Romano, with an appearance from Premier Doug Ford.

In the Media: ‘Significant potential’: McMaster researchers create lab-grown meat that ‘felt and tasted’ like the real deal

January 21, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: ‘Significant potential’: McMaster researchers create lab-grown meat that ‘felt and tasted’ like the real deal

New research on lab-grown meat is spotlighted in The Hamilton Spectator, featuring Ravi Selvaganapathy from McMaster's School of Biomedical Engineering.

McMaster researchers create “sheets” of meat in the lab that stack up well against their natural counterparts

January 20, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster researchers create “sheets” of meat in the lab that stack up well against their natural counterparts

Researchers Ravi Selvaganapathy and Alireza Shahin-Shamsabadi, both of the university’s School of Biomedical Engineering, have devised a way to make meat by stacking thin sheets of cultivated muscle and fat cells grown together in a lab setting.

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