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Podcast: Big Ideas for a Changing World

Innovation is at the heart of McMaster Engineering. Our rapidly changing world demands creative and sustainable solutions.

In each episode, hear from researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and beyond who are transforming discoveries into practical solutions to our world's greatest problems. From rigourously testing medical grade masks to virtually modeling the safe reopening of cities, hear about it on Big Ideas for a Changing World.

Hosted by John Preston, Associate Dean of Research and External Relations.


Innovating masks and protective gear for healthcare workers


Dr. Ravi Selvaganapathy, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Alison Fox-Robichaud, Professor of Medicine and Staff Physician at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS)