November 26, 2019Water Research
Research from a leading international expert on the health of the Great Lakes suggests that the growing intensity and scale of pollution from plastics poses serious risks to human health and will continue to have profound consequences on the ecosystem.
November 19, 2019Water Research
Canada could lead the world in helping to achieve water sustainability but is falling short of reaching the goals set out by the United Nations (U.N.), according to a new report from scientists with the University of Saskatchewan-led Global Water Futures (GWF) program.
August 1, 2019Water Research
New members will advise on water quality in the Great Lakes and on environmental public health issues.
January 21, 2019Water Research
The three-year Ohneganos project will focus on issues of wellness, training and governance related to water quality on Six Nations of the Grand River.
December 13, 2017Water Research
Two new projects led by Mac researchers will work to assess and mitigate the effects of climate change on Canada's water.
December 5, 2017Water Research
When it comes to environmental problems caused by medications and personal care products, fish are the canaries in the coal mine.
October 24, 2017Water Research
For World Water Week 2018 (November 20-23), we're highlighting some of the water research that's happening at Mac. First is Dawn Martin-Hill's interdisciplinary Global Water Futures Project, "Co-Creation of Indigenous Water Quality Tools," which brings together McMaster researchers and Indigenous partners to address water quality in Indigenous communities.
August 7, 2017Water Research
Karen Kidd, an internationally recognized expert in chemical contamination of food webs, has been named the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health at McMaster University.
July 14, 2017Water Research
From May 25 to June 11, the Glacial Sedimentology Lab, led by Dr. Carolyn Eyles, worked with Peruvian scientists from the National Institute for Research in Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems to understand the glacial systems and water issues in Perú.
June 8, 2017Water Research
Professors Sean Carey and Mike Waddington, both from the School of Geography and Earth Sciences, have been awarded more than $3.4 million combined from the Global Water Futures (GWF) Program.
May 19, 2017Water Research
Seven researchers from across the disciplines have earned Early Researcher Awards to advance their work – a collective investment of nearly $1 million from the Province of Ontario.
May 30, 2016Water Research
McMaster’s Acting Vice-President of Research, Allison Sekuler was recently in the Netherlands to explore and expand partnership opportunities and share best practices in university research and innovation.