McMaster University
Add to Favorites Newsroom RSS Share
fb-shareMcMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario Canada

Our News on Newswise

DSC02275.JPG

Nature hits rewind

The study of evolution is revealing new complexities, showing how the traits most beneficial to the fitness of individual plants and animals are not always the ones we see in nature. Instead, new research by McMaster behavioural scientists shows...
19-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

20190225_0053005.jpg

Kids’ Concussion Recovery Like Snakes and Ladders Game

The recovery has been broken into stages, and each stage outlines the goal, activities allowed and what to look for before moving to the next stage. For example, at stage two in getting back to school, children are allowed to walk, have 15 minutes...
11-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MikeMiller.JPG

Mission Critical: McMaster Scientists Tackle Major Challenges to Sending Astronauts to Search for Life on Mars

An international team of researchers, which includes scientists from McMaster’s School of Geography & Earth Sciences, NASA, and others, is tackling one of the biggest problems of space travel to Mars: what happens when we get there?
6-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

fireproof-sensor.jpeg

Tracking firefighters in burning buildings

McMaster researchers, working with partners at other universities, have created a motion-powered, fireproof sensor that can track the movements of firefighters, steelworkers, miners and others who work in high-risk environments where they cannot...
1-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study calls for more effective screening process for Celiac disease in children

A preliminary diagnosis of Celiac disease in a child can be a stressful life event for an entire family. In addition to the prospect of following a completely gluten-free diet for life, a child must also face a series of tests – some invasive –...
28-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

HarrietteVanSpall.jpg

Hospital-to-home transition care does not decrease readmissions or death in patients with heart failure

Providing additional health-care services for heart failure patients to help them transition from hospital to home does not improve their outcome, according to research led by the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) of McMaster University...
25-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

DerekChuDavidMcCullaghMcMasterUniversity2019.jpg

You probably don’t have a penicillin allergy

Nine out of 10 people who believe they’re allergic to the antibiotic either aren’t allergic or have only some intolerance, and eight of 10 people who had an allergic reaction to penicillin 10 or more years ago will now be fine.
25-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists pinpoint a simple mechanism that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics

Physicists at McMaster University have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria to fend off antibiotics, a discovery which is providing new insights into how germs adapt and behave at a level of detail...
14-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


see all news

Our Experts on Newswise

Change Can’t Wait. Our Time with Antibiotics is Running Out (Infographic)

Gerry Wright, Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, talking about the concern of antibiotic resistance (with infographic).
8-Nov-2018 2:15 PM EST

McMaster Experts Weigh in on What It Takes to Age Well

27-Sep-2018 9:40 AM EDT

McMaster University Experts Available to Discuss Health, Cultural and Policy Issues Related to Legalization of Cannabis

26-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Care Planning Conversations: Elderly Deserve to Have Their Voices Heard

A new $2.7 million Canadian study is aiming to narrow the gap between the care that frail elderly Canadians want and the care that they receive by evaluating ways to improve care planning conversations between patients, families and health...
6-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT

henry-giroux-1.jpg

"Stupidity Is in Fashion": Prominent Social Critic Available to Discuss US Debate

19-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT

McMaster University Ancient Coins Expert Available to Discuss Trove of Roman Coins Unearthed in Spain.

29-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Mummy Expert Available to Discuss Possible Discovery of New Chambers in Tut’s Tomb

17-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Giroux.jpg

Is Donald Trump Unstoppable? Cultural Expert Available on Trump’s Momentum

3-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST

see all experts

Our YouTube Videos

Youtube feed not yet configured. Is this your Newswise member page? Contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.

About

About section not configured. Is this your member page? Login to edit, or contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.

Experts

No experts available.

Contacts

Michelle Donovan
Media Relations Manager
Office of Public Relations

donovam@mcmaster.ca

905-525-9140 x22869

Wade Hemsworth
Media Relations Manager

hemswor@mcmaster.ca

905-525-9140 x27988

Veronica McGuire
Media Coordinator
Faculty of Health Sciences

vmcguir@mcmaster.ca

905-525-9140 x22169

Susan Emigh
Director, Public Relations, Faculty of Health Scie
Faculty of Health Sciences

emighs@mcmaster.ca

905-525-9140 x22555

Monique Beech
Marketing and Communications Strategist

beechm@mcmaster.ca

905-525-9140 x27082

Nancy Kolenski
Billing

kolenski@mcmaster.ca

905-525-9140 x 22170

Twitter twitter-icon

Chat now!