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Engineering grad student wins first-ever GradFlix at McMaster

An image from a GradFlix video

The virtual red carpet was rolled out for our inaugural McMaster GradFlix Final Showcase. Graduate researchers from across the university have been busy crafting one-minute videos to describe their research. GradFlix submissions ranged from animated shorts to on-screen action, and featured creative scripts complemented by original music and film work. On March 30, an audience […]

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GradFlix brings grad research to the little screen!

Perliminaries March 17, Final, March 30

Are you ready for a new challenge that will help you build your communications skills, use your creativity, AND tell the world about your research? Join McMaster’s inaugural GradFlix – a video competition where graduate students have one minute to share their research story for a chance to win prizes and be featured in McMaster’s […]

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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 has reopened

Empty tables are spaced out in the Learning Commons.

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. The Graduate Study Space, located in Mills Learning Commons, is intended to support any graduate students who have unreliable internet connections at home and/or are in challenging living situations that […]

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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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