May 6, 2005

$17 million awarded to McMaster researchers

Hamilton, ON - Canada’s Research University of the Year has just been awarded another $17 million dollars in research grants. The new funds for McMaster University come from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and will support the work of more than 100 McMaster investigators. Projects range from environmental to health to materials and manufacturing related research.

“Our success in this NSERC competition is outstanding and confirms that McMaster is home to some of the brightest researchers in the country,” says Mamdouh Shoukri, vice-president of research and international affairs.

McMaster University, named Canada’s Research University of the Year by Research InfoSource, has world-renowned faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities. McMaster's culture of innovation fosters a commitment to discovery and learning in teaching, research and scholarship. Based in Hamilton, the University has a student population of more than 23,000 and more than 112,000 alumni in 128 countries.