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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: ‘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.

McMaster Engineering launches Fellowships with partnering universities to increase diversity in engineering and technology

January 18, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering launches Fellowships with partnering universities to increase diversity in engineering and technology

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University has partnered with five other Ontario universities to release new fellowships to expand the pathways for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering.

Nasal spray delivers antipsychotic drugs straight to the brain, cutting required dose by up to 75 per cent and reducing adverse side effects

January 15, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Nasal spray delivers antipsychotic drugs straight to the brain, cutting required dose by up to 75 per cent and reducing adverse side effects

A team of neuroscientists and engineers at McMaster University has created a nasal spray to deliver antipsychotic medication directly to the brain instead of having it pass through the body. This work is co-led by Todd Hoare, a Canada Research Chair and professor of chemical engineering.

New scholarship launched to support Black engineering students

January 12, 2021 /  Department News

New scholarship launched to support Black engineering students

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) McMaster Chapter has launched a new scholarship that will be awarded annually to Canadian Black students entering the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster.

McMaster Engineering welcomes six new faculty and 25 postdoctoral fellows

January 11, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering welcomes six new faculty and 25 postdoctoral fellows

We are pleased to announce the following appointments in the Faculty of Engineering starting this winter.

In the Media: COVID-19 face masks represent a chance to restore Canadian manufacturing

January 10, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: COVID-19 face masks represent a chance to restore Canadian manufacturing

Though the pandemic has become the world’s dominant health concern, it may catalyze recovery from some of the economic consequences of globalization, writes Ravi Selvaganapathy, director of McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM).

‘We miss them dearly’

January 8, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

‘We miss them dearly’

One year after the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752, McMaster remembers graduate students Iman Aghabali and Mehdi Eshaghian Dorcheh.

In the Media: The writing is on the glass: Hamilton company’s Lightboard called ‘next level’ learning tech

January 6, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: The writing is on the glass: Hamilton company’s Lightboard called ‘next level’ learning tech

Michael Justason, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology professor and co-founder of LightBoard Depot talks to The Spec about using lightboards as an inventive tool to teach students.

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