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UPDATE: Access to Mills Library graduate study space extended

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. This summer program has been extended to the end of Fall term. The Graduate Study Space, located in Mills Learning Commons, is intended to support any graduate students who have […]

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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

hathi trust portal page

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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Tell your research story in the 2020 Three Minute Thesis Competition

Could you explain years of research in just three minutes? That’s the challenge for graduate students at McMaster’s 2020 Three Minute Thesis Competition, happening March 18 to 19. Competitors will present their research – and its wider impact – to a panel of non-specialist judges from campus and broader Hamilton communities. Participants have just 180 […]

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