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Graduate Studies

Honing your skills through The Research Shop

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While many graduate students hope to continue their careers in academia, others seek careers that will allow them to employ their skills in a non-academic setting. Chelsea Barranger, who recently completed her PhD in history, knows what that’s like. While working on her PhD in 2018, she heard about McMaster’s Research Shop as a place to gain […]

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Mills Library graduate study space TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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The Graduate Study Space in Mills library is temporarily closed. We will update you when the space re-opens. The University Library, working in partnership with the School of Graduate Studies, is providing McMaster graduate students with a dedicated study space in Mills Library. This summer program has been extended to the end of Fall term. […]

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New MacDATA fellows ready to tease new insights out of complex data

Seven graduate students have received fellowships from McMaster’s MacDATA Institute to pursue interdisciplinary projects that apply data analysis, collection and curation methodologies to a number of areas, including water quality monitoring, children’s mental health outcomes and brain activity in PTSD, among others. […]

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830,000 print books from Library’s collection now digitally available to faculty, students

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McMaster University Library may be physically closed, but thanks to a new agreement with an international consortium of research libraries, the McMaster community can still access more than 830,000 print books in the Library’s collection, though in a very different way. The Library is now participating in the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) program […]

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Graduate student choice of non-numeric grades or withdrawal for 2020 Winter Term courses

Senate recently approved two transcript final assessment options in addition to traditional (numeric/letter) grades for courses completed at the end of the Winter 2020 term. These additional options may provide relief to students who passed their course but are unhappy with their final grade (Pass = P), or those who did not pass (No Credit […]

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Call open for MacDATA graduate fellowship

The advent of large collection of data and ensuing development in data analysis techniques has made collaboration between data scientists and content experts necessary for cutting-edge research. Furthermore, there is a need for trainees to be exposed to both aspects of such research, namely for data science trainees to learn about real life practical projects […]

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