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MacEng Insight November 2020
We're recruiting globally for research faculty positions

In November, we began a global search for two Canada Research Chair positions within the Faculty of Engineering. Our research teams also celebrated several milestones and an important report on virtual learning was released by a group of dedicated McMaster faculty and staff. You may read about these highlights below. 

Wishing you a great month ahead as we inch closer to the end of the year.
Take care,

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Ishwar K.Puri, Dean
McMaster University,
Faculty of Engineering
MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
3-layer masks now recommended for COVID-19
3-layer masks now recommended for COVID-19
Catherine Clase from the McMaster Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) comments on CBC's The National.
Polypropylene, the material now recommended for COVID-19 mask filters: What it is, where to get it
Chemical engineers Charles de Lannoy and Scott Laengert, and physician Catherine Clase explain where to find the best mask materials.
MACENG TOP STORIES
We're recruiting globally for research faculty positions
We're recruiting globally for research faculty positions
Available positions include two Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) and tenure-track positions, with specialization in the fields of micro-nano technology, smart systems, and bio-innovation.
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McMaster-FCA partnership wins NSERC award for advancing the electrified car of the future
McMaster-FCA partnership wins NSERC award for advancing the electrified car of the future
Ali Emadi and his research group at the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC) received the NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation for McMaster's ongoing collaboration with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Emadi joined McMaster in 2011 as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Hybrid Powertrain, where MARC’s partnership with FCA has since flourished.
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McMaster's Virtual Learning task force delivers its report
McMaster's Virtual Learning task force delivers its report
Supporting students with study strategies, creating more ways for students to interact with each other during class, reducing the number of electronic learning platforms being used and increasing resources to help instructors improve virtual course content were among suggestions put forward by a task force created by the provost.
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MORE TOP STORIES
McMaster inventors of pathogen-repelling wrap earn top prize in global innovation competition

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MacEng Podcast:
The future of engineering education



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Hoda ElMaraghy appointed to the Order of Canada



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Computing and software graduate creates technology to make web more accessible for blind users

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From groundwater to wildfires, Global Water Futures invests $2.4M in McMaster researchers


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Advancing drug treatments for diseases using AI and machine learning


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MACENG PODCAST
Big Ideas for a Changing World

Listen and subscribe to Big Ideas for a Changing World, a research podcast hosted by John Preston, associate dean, research & external relations.

The latest episode features Heather Sheardown (Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Ophthalmic Biomaterials) who's applying a novel eye drug delivery system to the lungs to test COVID-19 medications.
Click Here to Listen and Subscribe Now
SOCIAL MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
GEDC Social Media
NSERC Social Media Highlight
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