May 24, 2019Science & Technology
The simple and highly novel form of computing works by shining patterned bands of light and shadow through different facets of a polymer cube and reading the combined results that emerge.
May 6, 2019Science & Technology
McMaster researcher Paul McNicholas – a statistician and world leader in developing cutting edge methods of analysing data – has been awarded NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship.
March 19, 2019Science & Technology
Research predicts what makes evolution go backwards.
March 18, 2019Science & Technology
Kari Dalnoki-Veress, Allison Williams, and Michael Brook have been named Science Research Chairs, a new program developed by the Faculty of Science to highlight the achievements of its researchers and more directly support their work.
March 6, 2019Science & Technology
Chemical Engineering professor Heather Sheardown, who has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineers (AIMBE), answers 15 questions in a rapid-fire video interview.
January 21, 2019Science & Technology
A team of researchers from McMaster University has discovered a new technique to examine how musicians intuitively coordinate with one another during a performance, silently predicting how each will express the music.
January 17, 2019Science & Technology
As Toronto considers its smart-city project, McMaster researchers have found that Canadians have strong concerns about how their digital information may be used.
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.
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 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.
March 5, 2018Science & Technology
Data centres and smartphones will be the most damaging information and communications technologies to the environment by 2040, according to new research from W Booth School’s Lotfi Belkhir.
March 1, 2018Science & Technology
Two McMaster researchers have received the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science for their ground-breaking paper connecting the delivery, by meteorites, of the building blocks of RNA, the first genetic material found in all life today, to warm little ponds on Earth.
December 8, 2017Science & Technology
The science is advancing quickly, and there is international concern about making sure it proceeds transparently, responsibly and beneficially.
August 15, 2017Science & Technology
Five McMaster research projects have been awarded more than $1.9 million combined for infrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
July 18, 2017Science & Technology
Filomena Tassi, Member of Parliament for Hamilton West – Ancaster – Dundas was on campus July 18 to tour the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI).
July 12, 2017Science & Technology
Inside the Lab is McMaster Engineering’s new Instagram story series that gives a behind-the-scenes look at how our students are working towards tackling the grand challenges facing our world through innovative research projects.
July 5, 2017Science & Technology
The federal government unveiled its new $1.26-billion strategic innovation fund today at McMaster Innovation Park.
June 26, 2017Science & Technology
McMaster’s dean of engineering has been elected by his peers to join a distinguished academy that offers key advice on matters of critical importance to Canada.
June 26, 2017Science & Technology
Kathryn Grandfield, assistant Materials Science and Engineering professor, awarded the Petro-Canada-McMaster University Young Innovator Award. Karen Balcom, Associate Professor in McMaster's Department of History, is the 2017/2018 recipient of the MacPherson Teaching Fellowship.
June 22, 2017Science & Technology
McMaster and Ryerson universities have announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into clinical health care.
June 5, 2017Science & Technology
Recipients are considered global leaders in a number of diverse research areas and academic disciplines.
June 5, 2017Science & Technology
Five outstanding faculty members have been recognized as ‘complete scholars’ with the title of Distinguished University Professor.
June 1, 2017Science & Technology
Five McMaster researchers will take on everything from senior isolation to antimicrobial resistance as Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars and a Banting Fellow.
May 5, 2017Science & Technology
He was a world-renowned scientist, a pioneer in harnessing atomic energy for peaceful purposes, and one of McMaster’s most visionary leaders. Now medals belonging to former McMaster president Henry G. Thode are on display in Thode Library.
April 11, 2017Science & Technology
Strengthening the foundations of Canadian research is the focus of a new report by a federal advisory panel released April 10th commissioned by Federal Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan.
April 4, 2017Science & Technology
Final year engineering students will be showcasing their stellar cutting-edge technological capstone projects during three popular annual expos at McMaster University.
March 24, 2017Science & Technology
On March 23, The Forge held it's third annual Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition. The event was attended by over 200 guests including students and individuals interested in the Hamilton entrepreneurial ecosystem.
March 23, 2017Science & Technology
This Fund is in addition to ongoing support for cluster funding to accelerate economic growth in key sectors including advanced manufacturing and health and bio-sciences.
March 21, 2017Science & Technology
Two research projects – one focused on electric vehicles, the other on eye disease – have each received a $4 million boost from the Ontario Research Fund.
February 28, 2017Science & Technology
Seven McMaster researchers received nearly $1.37 million combined for infrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
February 24, 2017Science & Technology
The technology – best known for powering the computer that beat human challengers on the game show Jeopardy! – allows users to better understand their own data.
February 15, 2017Science & Technology
Three McMaster research projects have received a combined investment of nearly $1.7M over three years from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada.
February 7, 2017Science & Technology
Michael Brook, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, and School of Interdisciplinary Science, is the winner of this year’s Chemical Institute of Canada’s Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award.
January 31, 2017Science & Technology
16 projects, spanning four continents and representing all six Faculties have been funded in the latest round of the International Initiatives Micro Fund (IIMF).
January 11, 2017Science & Technology
A team of McMaster leaders is in India this week meeting university representatives, policymakers and alumni in and around New Delhi.
January 9, 2017Science & Technology
The awards, funded through CFI’s Major Science Initiative Fund, were announced today by Canada’s Minister of Science.
December 13, 2016Science & Technology
Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction awarded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions.
December 2, 2016Science & Technology
McMaster has been awarded six new Canada Research Chairs and three renewals, bringing a total of $8.9M in new funding from a federal program aimed at retaining and attracting research leaders.
November 18, 2016Science & Technology
This year's Innovation Showcase focused on the entrepreneurial spirit and creativity exhibited by students, graduate students, post doctoral fellows and researchers from across campus.
November 14, 2016Science & Technology
McMaster's Associate Vice-President, International Affairs, Peter Mascher, is in Thailand to discuss university-private sector collaboration and share best practices in research and innovation.
October 28, 2016Science & Technology
Contributions to a key professional society has earned a McMaster materials engineer recognition from his peers.
October 4, 2016Science & Technology
Nine grad students and post-doctoral fellows have been have been recognized as some of Canada’s most promising young researchers.
September 26, 2016Science & Technology
A $250,000 donation will allow McMaster researchers to test a new app designed to help stroke survivors and their care providers.
September 9, 2016Science & Technology
McMaster's David Harris Smith is one of four researchers awarded $140,000 each by the provincial government's Early Researcher Award program, which recognizes early career researchers for their potential to become world-class innovators.
August 16, 2016Science & Technology
Cranston’s research work explores the use of trees and materials from nature and how to reuse them in a wide range of sustainable and renewable products.
July 26, 2016Science & Technology
The McMaster Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (BEAM) research facility will be home to several of McMaster’s leading researchers.
July 12, 2016Science & Technology
Manish Verma, an Associate Professor at the DeGroote School of Business, has received NSERC funding to further his research involving rail safety and the overland movement of dangerous goods.
June 23, 2016Science & Technology
More than one hundred McMaster researchers, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows have received a total of $15.7M from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council.
May 30, 2016Science & Technology
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.
May 18, 2016Science & Technology
McMaster is exploring Research and Development and commercialization opportunities in Israel as part of a week-long business mission to the Middle East led by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.