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W Booth School Opens Doors for Professional Development

April 16, 2018 /  Department News

W Booth School Opens Doors for Professional Development

Good things can happen when students seize extracurricular growth opportunities.

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

April 12, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

Mechanical Engineering & Society student and ballerina, Lacey Wice, examines the mechanics of ballet and how the dance has helped her become the ‘whole engineer’.

FIRST Robotics Competition fuses STEM and teamwork

April 11, 2018 /  Department News

FIRST Robotics Competition fuses STEM and teamwork

It sounded like a university basketball championship. But the roar that echoed throughout McMaster’s David Braley Athletic Centre actually came from hundreds of tech-loving high school students at this year's FIRST Robotics District Competition.

This tiny patch will tell you if your food has gone bad

April 10, 2018 /  Department News

This tiny patch will tell you if your food has gone bad

Is that meat still good? Are you sure? McMaster researchers have developed a test to bring certainty to the delicate but critical question of whether meat and other foods are safe to eat or need to be thrown out.

The (Big) Idea: Integrate Education and Research with Innovation and Community

April 10, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Fireside With The Dean

The (Big) Idea: Integrate Education and Research with Innovation and Community

All of us have experienced disruption due to rapid innovation. Think here of recent discussions, successes and failures around artificial intelligence, fintech, autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrencies and even reusable satellite launch platforms.

Science Minister to attend major high school robotics competition at McMaster this weekend

April 6, 2018 /  Department News

Science Minister to attend major high school robotics competition at McMaster this weekend

More than 1,200 people are expected to attend the FIRST Robotics Canada District Competition at McMaster University’s David Braley Athletic Centre this weekend (April 6 to 8).

Big Ideas: Connecting Young People with STEM Opportunities

April 5, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Connecting Young People with STEM Opportunities

Youth Outreach efforts engineer excitement and enthusiasm.

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April 3, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster capstone projects solve a range of real-world problems

From automating gel manicures, to preventing the spread of diseases amongst drug users, to helping visually impaired people cross the street safely, this year’s capstone projects aim to solve a wide range of real-world problems.

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

March 29, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

At 25, Janelle Hinds (B.Eng. ‘15, Electrical and Biomedical) is a tech-savvy entrepreneur who has already left a lasting mark on McMaster and is now being noticed by the rest of the world.

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