News Releases

2011 News Releases


December 23, 2011

Women should still be concerned about hormone replacement therapy, say McMaster researchers

December 22, 2011

Adult immunization needs to move up the health check list

December 15, 2011

Young adults drop exercise with move to college or university: McMaster researchers

December 12, 2011

Brief, high-intensity workouts show promise in helping diabetics lower blood sugar: study

December 08, 2011

Experimental program finds success in building new links between campus and community

December 06, 2011

McMaster health sciences student awarded a prestigious Rhodes scholarship

December 02, 2011

Polanyi prize awarded to McMaster biologist

November 30, 2011

New endowed chair focuses on child blood disorders

November 22, 2011

McMaster study calls sodium intake guidelines into question

November 16, 2011

Anne Golden, T. Robert Beamish to receive honorary doctorates at Fall Convocations

November 15, 2011

New program introduces young people to university experience with free lectures

November 14, 2011

Preferences shaped by evolution draw voters to candidates with lower-pitched voices

November 09, 2011

Do plants perform best with family or strangers? Researchers consider intricacies of social interactions

November 07, 2011

Guide supports internationally-trained nurses transition to Canada

November 02, 2011

McMaster Library to offer access to massive archive of Holocaust testimonies

Nurses improve quality of life for frail seniors at home, study finds

October 27, 2011

Hamilton industrialist’s legacy funds researcher’s quest for the genetic roots of social behaviour

October 24, 2011

McMaster to provide unique training for Brink’s Canada Ltd. employees

October 18, 2011

Moving to the beat improves musical experience, helps listeners understand rhythm: study

October 17, 2011

McMaster expert can comment on Active Healthy Kids Canada physical activity report card

September 22, 2011

Escarpment Cancer Research Institute established– Hamilton enhances its leadership role in health care research

September 21, 2011

Escarpment Cancer Research Institute established

September 14, 2011

Canadian universities demonstrate commitment to enriching undergraduate experience

The People vs. Cancer Speaking Tour begins at McMaster University

September 07 , 2011

Experts available to discuss provincial election campaign

September 05 , 2011

McMaster researchers find missing genes may separate coach potato from active cousin

September 01 , 2011

McMaster researchers find exercise boosts health by triggering stem cells to become bone, not fat

McMaster study finds more gut reaction to arthritis drugs

August 30, 2011

McMaster receives nearly $2.2-million for oil sands research

August 29, 2011

Foods rich in protein, dairy products help dieters preserve muscle and lose belly fat: study

August 28, 2011

Huge gaps in use of simple, cheap and proven drugs worldwide, say McMaster researchers

August 24, 2011

McMaster opens new $22-million nuclear research facility

Federal investment transforms warehouse into auto research centre, promising benefits to local economy

August 22, 2011

New study finds patchwork of licence requirements for older drivers

August 17, 2011

Milk better than water to rehydrate kids: McMaster study

August 16, 2011

Change the environment, not the child

August 08, 2011

McMaster researcher finds fast-adpating fanged frogs

August 04, 2011

School of Nursing works toward healthier neighbourhoods

August 03 , 2011

Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits McMaster to announce Vanier scholars for 2011: six McMaster graduate students among winners

July 26, 2011

McMaster receives more than $5.6-million for research in water, health and sustainability

July 19, 2011

Patients who use anti-depressants are more likely to suffer relapse, researcher finds

July 07, 2011

Stem cells know where they want to go: McMaster researchers

Satellites, slowpokes and sport fish: McMaster researchers remotely tracking threatened turtles and popular pike in Georgian Bay

June 27, 2011

A little practice can change the brain in a lasting way: study

June 24, 2011

Tiny worms head into the breach as team searches for Parkinson’s treatment

June 22, 2011

Backgrounder – The Wilson Building for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences

June 20, 2011

Urinary incontinence doubles risk of postpartum depression

Cooper Construction gift builds community hub at Ron Joyce Centre

June 16, 2011

International conference tackles effects of nuclear radiation on humans, plants & animals

June 13, 2011

Routine screening for autism not needed: McMaster researchers

June 10, 2011

Sibley award winner ‘strong role model’

June 09, 2011

Researchers find “needle in a haystack” as lakebed yields microscopic clues about submerged archeological sites

Nursing graduate excels despite learning disability

June 07, 2011

Is there value in Groupon’s upcoming IPO? Business valuation expert available

June 04, 2011

Study results may change radiation therapy standards for women at high-risk for breast cancer recurrence

June 03, 2011

Experts available to discuss E. coli crisis in Europe

June 01, 2011

Abbott and McMaster University Partner to Create Education Chair in Rheumatology

May 30, 2011

Researchers solve mammoth evolutionary puzzle: the woollies weren't picky, happy to interbreed

May 26, 2011

Seeking Canada's next top brain researcher

May 25, 2011

Canadian conductor Boris Brott donates archives to McMaster University

May 19, 2011

LinkedIn’s IPO estimated at $4-billion, but where’s the value? Business valuation expert available

May 18, 2011

Three days at McMaster to show prospective students the pathway to university

May 17, 2011

That anxiety may be in your gut, not in your head

May 11 , 2011

Canadian comedian Steve Smith to receive honorary degree

Practice, not loss of sight, improves sense of touch in the blind: study

May 10 , 2011

Paul Martin, Buzz Hargrove among honorary degree recipients for Spring convocation

May 02 , 2011

Graduate shares his success by making gifts to foster financial education

April 25, 2011

Expert available to discuss royal wedding

April 11 , 2011

Expert available to discuss high stakes election debates

March 29, 2011

Experts available to discuss upcoming federal election

March 21, 2011

Expert available to discuss federal budget, possibility of spring election

March 15, 2011

Experts available to discuss continuing aftermath of Japan earthquake

March 04, 2011

Can you predict your mate will cheat by their voice?

February 24, 2011

Expert available to discuss widespread implications of rising oil costs

February 07, 2011

Urban growth may pose greater danger for poor children, more likely to be struck by

February 04, 2011

Want to feel better? Listen to pop music

January 28, 2011

Expert available to discuss ongoing crisis in Egypt