News Releases

2012 News Releases


December 20, 2012

Star light, star bright: cosmos reveal secret of aging well

December 17, 2012

McMaster University-led research team proves collaboration between primary care and public health improves health

December 6, 2012

Game on: experts available to discuss developments in NHL talks, fan reaction

McMaster biologist treks across southwestern China to answer the “killer mushroom” question

December 5, 2012

McMaster expert available to discuss modern families and the holidays

December 3, 2012

Healthy eating beneficial beyond drug therapy in preventing a second heart attack

November 20, 2012

McMaster University pediatricians look to bridge
the care gap for young adults

November 7, 2012

McMaster graduate, mother finally a nurse at 49

November 5, 2012

Expert available to discuss Liberal leadership race in Ontario

October 29, 2012

Former Auditor-General Sheila Fraser, HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, to receive honorary doctorates at Fall Convocation

ArcelorMittal Dofasco research chair at McMaster University will focus on novel drugs to prevent cancer

October 18, 2012

Expert available to discuss bungled Google earnings release

October 10, 2012

McMaster researchers develop method to study the atomic structure of complex surfaces

October 4, 2012

Expert to discuss crisis communications in contaminated-beef recall

October 2, 2012

Expert available to discuss impact of E. coli crisis in Alberta

October 1, 2012

Nothing to sneeze at: scientists find cheating ragweed behaves better with its kin

September 12, 2012

Connected Health and Wellness Project: A New People-Centred, Technology-Enabled Health & Wellness System

September 7, 2012

McMaster receives $10M gift to promote healthy aging

August 29, 2012

McMaster and Mohawk launching joint certificate in Social Sciences

August 23, 2012

Children set the agenda as unique youth lecture program expands to cover full school year

August 20, 2012

New team of Hamilton scientists target fat in children

August 15, 2012

Chemotherapy research gets critical investment

August 14, 2012

Warmer, faster, stronger: research reveals unexpected benefits of living in a changing climate

August 09, 2012

Cool advice offered for hot times

August 01, 2012

McMaster energy expert available to explain the “avalanche” that caused India’s power failures

July 30, 2012

…But names could really hurt me

July 3, 2012

Ten McMaster graduate students win prestigious Vanier awards

June 26, 2012

Ideas you can bank on: showcase highlights research innovations

McMaster expert available to discuss Elliot Lake mall collapse and rescue effort

June 25, 2012

Two top students are McMaster-bound after earning $60,000 Schulich Leader Scholarships

June 20, 2012

McMaster microbiologists clean up career awards

June 19, 2012

McMaster surgeon cuts new path for women

June 14, 2012

Research debunks bodybuilding myth: growth promoting hormones don't promote growth or strength

June 11, 2012

McMaster study debunks belief insulin puts people with diabetes at risk of heart disease

June 05, 2012

Blood test identifies increased risk of death following surgery: McMaster researchers

June 01, 2012

McMaster experts to lead guided public viewing of the last transit of Venus in our lifetime

May 29, 2012

Actium Research and McMaster University Collaborate to Commercialize Stem Cell Technologies

May 25, 2012

Seeking Canada’s next top brain researcher

May 24, 2012

McMaster University researchers discover drug destroys human cancer stem cells but not healthy ones

May 18, 2012

McMaster graduates first male midwife

May 17, 2012

McMaster receives $1-million for worldwide water research, student scholarships

May 15, 2012

Just call her doctor, doctor

Mom followed her dream to become an MD

May 11, 2012

Experts available to discuss landmark Facebook IPO

May 09 , 2012

Babies’ brains benefit from music lessons, researchers find

May 04 , 2012

Expert available to explain why Saturday’s “supermoon” will be beautiful, but not super

April 30, 2012

Light weights are just as good for building muscle, getting stronger, researchers find

Researchers develop rapid test strips for bacterial contamination in swimming water

April 25, 2012

AA Bronson, Trevor Manuel among honorary degree recipients for spring convocation

Antibiotic resistance flourishes in freshwater systems

April 24, 2012

Evidence shows that anti-depressants likely do more harm than good, researchers find

April 20, 2012

McMaster researchers find potential for new uses of old drug

April 19, 2012

McMaster students contributing research paper to Wikipedia

April 02, 2012

A look at the future: engineering students present inventions, innovations & tech gadgets

March 27, 2012

Health of diverse populations is focus of new Chanchlani Research Centre at McMaster University

March 26, 2012

TD Bank Group donates $700K to provide greater accessibility to library, enhance learning for business students

March 20, 2012

$3.5 million partnership to jumpstart confidence in lithium ion car batteries

March 15, 2012

Experts available to discuss ‘epidemic’ of sports-related concussions

February 28, 2012

Review of antivirals as influenza treatment shows benefits

February 27, 2012

Irregular heartbeat linked to mental and physical decline

February 16, 2012

Modern scientists use light echoes to re-observe the eruption of a star first seen 150 years earlier

The blood thinning effect of heparin is well established, but should it be used in cancer treatment?

February 15, 2012

McMaster receives treasure trove of ad materials from Pirate Group, Terry O’Reilly

February 09, 2012

Two McMaster educators named 3M National Teaching Fellows, Canada’s highest award for university instruction

February 06, 2012

$30M gift to fast forward health care research, education and care at McMaster University

School closures slow spread of pH1N1

February 01, 2012

Better than a needle in the eye: new medical device offers hope and relief for patients

Massage is promising for muscle recovery: McMaster researchers find 10 minutes reduces inflammation

January 26, 2012

Increase the public pension age from 65 to 70, say economists at McMaster University

January 11, 2012

Atrial arrhythmias detected by pacemakers increase risk of stroke