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Federal government invests $1.37 in leading-edge facilities

Federal government invests $1.37 in leading-edge facilities

The CFI's John Evans Leaders Fund has awarded seven exceptional researchers from 5 Faculties.

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McMaster-based institutes receive nearly $10M from Canada Foundation for Innovation

McMaster-based institutes receive nearly $10M from Canada Foundation for Innovation

The Major Science Initiative is funding two world-class facilities: the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy and the Canadian Research Data Centre

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McMaster explores international partnerships during trip to Hong Kong, Shanghai

McMaster explores international partnerships during trip to Hong Kong, Shanghai

While in Hong Kong, Peter Mascher, McMaster’s associate vice-president, International Affairs attended an event organized by McMaster’s Alumni Office and held at the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao

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Interdisciplinary Research Fund supports six innovative projects

Interdisciplinary Research Fund supports six innovative projects

Six teams of researchers from across McMaster's Faculties have been awarded $20,000 each from the Interdisciplinary Research Fund (IRF).

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Ontario invests more than $9M in McMaster research

Ontario invests more than $9M in McMaster research

Two McMaster research projects have each received a $4 million boost from the Ontario Research Fund (ORF).

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For the love of qualitative data

For the love of qualitative data

Researchers from around the world will gather in Hamilton, Ontario for the 34th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference.

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Two prestigious Killam Research Fellowships for McMaster

Two prestigious Killam Research Fellowships for McMaster

Two of McMaster's top women scientists are leading the next wave in astronomy and critical care research

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McMaster maps and archives help shed light on “pivotal point” in Hamilton’s history

McMaster maps and archives help shed light on “pivotal point” in Hamilton’s history

In 1946, 13,000 Hamilton workers went on strike– the largest in the city’s history. A new graphic novel a new graphic novel explores this tumultuous time.

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Fourteen Mac researchers among the world's most cited

Fourteen Mac researchers among the world's most cited

The 2016 listing of the world's most highly cited researchers includes 14 scientists from the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University.

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Renowned McMaster expert recognized for his contribution to silicone science

Renowned McMaster expert recognized for his contribution to silicone science

Michael Brook receives this year’s Chemical Institute of Canada’s Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award.

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 McMaster’s centre for narrative arts helping to tell and preserve Hamilton’s stories

McMaster’s centre for narrative arts helping to tell and preserve Hamilton’s stories

Kaitlin Debicki talk one of three community-based narratives shared at a recent event hosted by the McMaster’s Centre for Community Engaged Narrative Arts.

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VP Research updates Board of Governors on ways to support McMaster’s research excellence

VP Research updates Board of Governors on ways to support McMaster’s research excellence

McMaster’s Vice-President of Research, Rob Baker updated the Board of Governors on plans to maintain, enhance and improve the University’s position as a research leader in Canada and around the world.

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SSHRC-funded project to help ensure Indigenous communities are equal partners in research

SSHRC-funded project to help ensure Indigenous communities are equal partners in research

Chelsea Gabel and Michelle Dion have been awarded SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants to pursue research aimed at ensuring equal participation and involvement of Indigenous peoples in social science research.

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McMaster launches new institute focused on Indigenous research

McMaster launches new institute focused on Indigenous research

McMaster has established one of the country’s only institutes dedicated to Indigenous ways of knowing and research.

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First Soup and Scholars features lively, informal discussion of Indigenous research

First Soup and Scholars features lively, informal discussion of Indigenous research

How can intergenerational communication improve the health of Indigenous communities? Can traditional knowledge be harnessed to protect water? What’s the relationship between the health of the land and the health of the body?

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McMaster's early researchers earn nearly $1M in funding

McMaster's early researchers earn nearly $1M in funding

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.

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Ottawa invests in McMaster's healthy aging research

Ottawa invests in McMaster's healthy aging research

McMaster University has received $417,500 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for research projects that analyze data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

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Five McMaster scholars recognized as among Canada's brightest young researchers

Five McMaster scholars recognized as among Canada's brightest young researchers

Five McMaster researchers will take on everything from senior isolation to antimicrobial resistance as Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars and a Banting Fellow.

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McMaster takes home 2017 SSHRC-CPRS Award of Excellence for communications

McMaster takes home 2017 SSHRC-CPRS Award of Excellence for communications

McMaster University’s Research Snaps digital media campaign has earned this year’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Award of Excellence.

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'Distinguished University Professor' title to be conferred on five McMaster faculty members

'Distinguished University Professor' title to be conferred on five McMaster faculty members

Five outstanding faculty members have been recognized as ‘complete scholars’ with the title of Distinguished University Professor.

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McMaster invites top-tier international researchers to apply for Canada Research 150 Chairs

McMaster invites top-tier international researchers to apply for Canada Research 150 Chairs

Exceptional scholars and researchers, from all disciplines, and every career stage, are invited to apply to one of our six Faculties.

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Expert in environmental health named new Jarislowsky Chair

Expert in environmental health named new Jarislowsky Chair

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.

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Lorraine York and Mark Crowther new Fellows of Royal Society of Canada

Lorraine York and Mark Crowther new Fellows of Royal Society of Canada

Lorraine York, a professor of English and Cultural Studies and Mark Crowther, who holds a joint appointment in the departments of Medicine, and Pathology and Molecular Medicine, have been named new Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.

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McMaster ranked 78th in World University Rankings

McMaster ranked 78th in World University Rankings

McMaster University was ranked 78th in the world for excellence in research and teaching, up 35 spots from the previous ranking.

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$16.3M from NSERC awarded to more than 100 McMaster scientists and engineers

$16.3M from NSERC awarded to more than 100 McMaster scientists and engineers

More than one hundred McMaster researchers, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows have received a combined $16.3M from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

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Strengthening McMaster’s research presence at MIP

Strengthening McMaster’s research presence at MIP

Nick Markettos, currently McMaster’s assistant vice-president, research partnerships, will expand his role and will now serve as Assistant Vice-President Research – Innovation & Partnerships.

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Karen Mossman named Associate Vice-President, Research

Karen Mossman named Associate Vice-President, Research

McMaster’s Board of Governors appoint Karen Mossman, professor in pathology and molecular medicine, as new Associate Vice-President, Research.

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Researchers receive nearly $8.7M for study of microbes, economic, social and health data

Researchers receive nearly $8.7M for study of microbes, economic, social and health data

Two McMaster-based research projects have received a combined $8.7 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support research infrastructure development.

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Federal funds of $3.6M support development of a tuberculosis vaccine

Federal funds of $3.6M support development of a tuberculosis vaccine

The development of a tuberculosis (TB) vaccine at McMaster University has been boosted by $3.6 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.

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McMaster joins global network of 'age-friendly' universities

McMaster joins global network of 'age-friendly' universities

McMaster University has joined the international Age-Friendly University (AFU) network, a global body made up of higher education institutions that are committed to being more accessible to older adults.

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McMaster named Canada's most research-intensive university

McMaster named Canada's most research-intensive university

McMaster continues to lead in university rankings – this time being recognized as Canada’s most research-intensive university in the 2017 Research Infosource rankings released today.

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Ten McMaster researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs

Ten McMaster researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs

Recognized as leaders in their fields, 10 McMaster researchers have been awarded $8.6 million from the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program to further their work, improve Canada’s international competitiveness, and train the next generation of leaders.

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Mac researcher honoured for work on obesity, diabetes

Mac researcher honoured for work on obesity, diabetes

It has been a year filled with honours and awards for McMaster University researcher Gregory Steinberg.

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