December 7, 2018Health & Medicine
How much you sleep is linked to your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and death, according to a McMaster University-led study of more than 116,000 people in seven regions of the world, published in the European Heart Journal this week.
December 3, 2018Health & Medicine
Researchers with McMaster’s Offord Centre for Children at Child Studies will lead the $3.4 million study over the next five years.
November 30, 2018Science & Technology
Daphne Maurer, emeritus professor in McMaster’s Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her pioneering research on the development of vision in human infants.
November 21, 2018Arts & Culture
Linguistic experts used Twitter, one of the world’s most popular social media platforms, to better understand national identity on a mass scale and where stereotypes might originate.
November 14, 2018Health & Medicine
"There’s definitely a genetic blueprint that determines how much muscle a person has and how much muscle they can put on," says kinesiologist Rob Morton.
November 2, 2018Health & Medicine
MIRA awards catalyst grants to interdisciplinary research proposals from each faculty, including plans to turn the RBG's trails into a living lab, to trace family health across generations of Hamiltonians, to manage chronic pain, and to help with the transition when older adults stop driving.
October 25, 2018
For the second consecutive year, McMaster has been named Canada’s most research-intensive university in the annual ranking of the country’s Top 50 Research Universities.
October 18, 2018Arts & Culture
Two teams of campus and community partners are the inaugural recipients of the President’s Award for Community Engaged Scholarship for their projects related to preserving the Mohawk language and giving voice to the challenges faced by immigrant women.
October 4, 2018Science & Technology
McMaster researchers have pioneered one-of-a-kind, new technology that could, for the first time, provide experimental evidence to explain how life was formed on the early Earth, and show whether the emergence of life is possible elsewhere in the universe.
September 28, 2018Science & Technology
Three researchers in McMaster’s Department of Chemical Engineering have been selected by the editors of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, a publication of the American Chemical Society, as members of the 2018 Class of Influential Researchers.
September 14, 2018Science & Technology
McMaster Engineering researchers have initiated a $2 million project to work with General Motors Canada (GM Canada) to develop methods to help ensure the safety and reliability of autonomous and electrified vehicles.
September 10, 2018Health & Medicine
Current therapy is effective at inducing remission in adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia, but most patients later succumb after a relapse. That relapse has been thought to be caused by rare and dormant cancer stem cells that escape chemotherapy.
September 5, 2018Science & Technology
Because hair grows incrementally, researchers could specifically measure changes in exposure to lead during the last weeks of one Franklin expedition crew member's life.
August 20, 2018Health & Medicine
An international team led by McMaster researchers has developed a simple laboratory score that is safer and faster at diagnosing patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms.
August 14, 2018Canada & the World
Splitting up families to discourage future border-crossers objectifies children, treating them like they are possessions rather than people with rights, says McMaster political science professor J. Marshall Beier