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In the Media: "Scientists develop hand-held rapid test that can diagnose bacterial infections in less than ONE HOUR"

June 25, 2021 /  Department News
Source: DailyMail.com

In the Media: "Scientists develop hand-held rapid test that can diagnose bacterial infections in less than ONE HOUR"

A new, hand-held test may allow doctors to easily diagnose bacterial infections in under an hour. The test, developed by a team at McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, uses a microchip to analyze a droplet of bodily fluid.

No lab required: New technology can diagnose infections in minutes, while patients wait in doctors’ offices

June 24, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

No lab required: New technology can diagnose infections in minutes, while patients wait in doctors’ offices

Engineering, biochemistry and medical researchers from across campus have combined their skills to create a hand-held rapid test for bacterial infections that can produce accurate, reliable results in less than an hour, eliminating the need to send samples to a lab.

Two students earn the prestigious Governor General’s Academic Medal

June 21, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

Two students earn the prestigious Governor General’s Academic Medal

Every year, two exceptional McMaster students receive the Governor General’s Academic Medal, one of the most prestigious awards a student can receive in Canada. This year Kristen Abels, of the Faculty of Engineering, was among the two selected.

In the Media: Grade 12 university-bound grads: Orientation will help you in one of the biggest transitions of your lives

June 21, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: Grade 12 university-bound grads: Orientation will help you in one of the biggest transitions of your lives

Finishing high school and starting university is a huge leap for anyone. It can be daunting, especially when it’s hard to see what lies on the other side of the leap. In McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering, students were welcomed through a month-long orientation program starting in August.

McMaster announces ten new Canada Research Chairs

June 15, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

McMaster announces ten new Canada Research Chairs

Ten new researchers across three faculties have been named new Canada Research Chairs, a prestigious honour created to promote Canada’s world class research and development. Three additional researchers have had their chairs renewed or advanced.

Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics recognized in Nature for testing and validating new drug delivery method

June 15, 2021 /  Department News

Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics recognized in Nature for testing and validating new drug delivery method

A new drug delivery system for patients with eye disease, developed by Ripple Therapeutics and validated pre-clinically in partnership with The Sheardown Lab, has been featured in the latest issue of Nature Communications.

Federal Government invests in McMaster automotive and aerospace electrification hub

June 14, 2021 /  Department News

Federal Government invests in McMaster automotive and aerospace electrification hub

McMaster University has been awarded $10 million from FedDev Ontario to support an integrated automotive, aerospace and advanced manufacturing network.

Meet McMaster’s spring 2021 honorary degree recipients

June 14, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

Meet McMaster’s spring 2021 honorary degree recipients

From preserving Mohawk culture to developing scientific solutions to protect our oceans, this year’s honorary degree recipients include nine of the best and brightest in their respective fields.

In the Media: "McMaster to launch $28.4M eco-friendly automotive and aerospace hub"

June 14, 2021 /  Department News
Source: CBC

In the Media: "McMaster to launch $28.4M eco-friendly automotive and aerospace hub"

McMaster University will run a new multi-million hub and collaborate with automotive and aerospace giants to test and develop electric, self-driving and energy-efficient technology. IHub will create 170 jobs, training for 200 people and support 230 small and medium enterprises

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