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McMaster exchanges ideas, signs MOUs at U21 annual meeting

McMaster President Patrick Deane and Vice-Provost, International Affairs Peter Mascher recently met with leaders from a global network of research-intensive universities to exchange ideas and sign two memoranda of understanding (MOU) aimed at creating new opportunities for students and faculty. Deane and Mascher were at the University of Maryland to take part in the annual […]

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McMaster places second in world for impact

McMaster University has placed second in the world in a new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale. The Times Higher Education Impact ranking is based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations which are designed to address the most serious […]

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Helping Mac students develop a global perspective

Integrating international, intercultural and global dimensions into the student experience is a key pillar of McMaster University’s Global Engagement Strategy. In alignment with the strategy, the Student Success Centre has expanded its International Student Services division and developed a new position to support student mobility and settlement of international students in the Hamilton community. Lajipe […]

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McMaster becomes host university for Academics Without Borders

Academics Without Borders, a Canada-based non-profit that helps universities in the developing world enhance the quality of their programs and research, has found a base at McMaster. AWB is a virtual, volunteer-driven NGO that connects academics in the developed world with colleges and universities in developing countries. Recent projects include helping to design curriculum for […]

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“I wanted to think about the kind of world I want the next generation to be living in”

It might, at times, be difficult to imagine a world where businesses are driven by social and environmental responsibility or where organizations place their employees and the wider world at the heart of corporate strategy. But for McMaster graduate student Aloka Wijesooriya, that world isn’t as far off as it may seem. Wijesooriya, a student […]

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McMaster Global Health student places in U21/PwC Innovation Challenge competition

Aloka Wijesooriya (M.Sc., Global Health) from McMaster University, placed as a runner-up (2nd place) in the highly competitive second round (B) of the U21/PwC Innovation Challenge competition. The challenge asks students to respond to the idea of working in a world where innovation rules and automation and ‘thinking machines’ are replacing human tasks. However, in […]

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McMaster launches collaborative PhD program with the University of Rome and the University of Hong Kong

In an agreement spanning North America, Europe and Asia, McMaster University, the University of Rome (La Sapienza) and the University of Hong Kong have introduced a new collaborative PhD program in the chemistry of food and nutrition. McMaster Provost and Vice-President (Academic) David Farrar, Vice-Rector Professor Bruno Botta from La Sapienza and Professor Matthew Evans, […]

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