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Melissa Northwood Awarded Health System Impact Fellowship

Monday, Sep 16, 2019: The graduate student ​has received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fellowship for doctoral trainees. Read More

Dr. Naomi Thulien lends expertise to new research projects

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019: What can we do to help people who are homeless or used to be homeless? How can we help them be more stably housed and socially included? Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen discusses advanced care planning on podcast

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019: New: An interview with Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen and Dr. Tamara Sussman about tailoring, implementing and evaluating a multi-faceted suite of Advance Care Planning tools in long-term care homes. Read More

Featuring: Sharon Kaasalainen

Danielle Bourque's research wins awards and recognition

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019: Graduate student and rising scholar Danielle Bourque is already attracting national recognition for her research. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

Students take Canadian Nurses Foundation awards

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019: Congratulations to our five students who recently won Canadian Nurses Foundation awards. Read More

CIHR funds research on hospital-to-home transitions

Monday, Jul 22, 2019: Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid and her research team have been awarded a new grant through the CIHR project scheme. Read More

Featuring: Kathryn Fisher, Rebecca Ganann, Jenny Ploeg and Maureen Markle-Reid

New grants will fund research into diabetes

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019: Dr. Diana Sherifali has been awarded six grants to continue her research into technology-enabled diabetes coaching support. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

Dr. Bernice Downey receives Education Innovation Fund grant

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019: The primary objective of this research study is to assess how inter-professional learners benefit from Core Indigenous Cultural Safety training. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Simple habits are key to health, says Dr. Diana Sherifali

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019: Diana Sherifali, associate professor in the School of Nursing at McMaster University, spoke at the Benefits Canada 2019 Chronic Disease at Work conference. Read More

Featuring: Diana Sherifali

Dr. Bernice Downey wins MacPherson Institute’s PALAT grant

Friday, Jun 21, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey is one of seven recipients of the 2019 Leadership in Teaching and Learning fellowships and Priority Areas for Learning and Teaching (PALAT) grants. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

New funding for youth homelessness project

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019: Dr. Naomi Thulien has been awarded an additional $150,000 in funding for her Transitioning Youth Out of Homelessness research project. The additio... Read More

Featuring: Naomi Thulien

New provincial research centre brings expertise in healthy aging

Thursday, Jun 06, 2019: Announcing the newest research centre in the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) network: the MIRA | Collaborative for Health & Aging. With Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid

Publications and Presentations Mar to May 2019

Monday, Jun 03, 2019: Discover some of the latest articles and presentations by faculty members and graduate students in the School of Nursing. Read More

Carley Ouellette wins award for pain research

Tuesday, May 28, 2019: Graduate student Carley Ouellette has won the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care (IPRC) Graduate Scholarship. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

Research Focus: Cancer and precision medicine

Thursday, May 23, 2019: Precision medicine is changing the face of cancer treatment through the use of targeted therapies that differ from traditional chemotherapy, says Dr. Denise Bryant-Lukosius. Read More

Featuring: Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius

Carly Whitmore Awarded a Vanier Scholarship

Thursday, May 23, 2019: Whitmore is a PhD Nursing student in McMaster’s School of Nursing and a trainee with Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid’s Canada Research in Person-Centred Interventions for Older Adults with Multimorbidity and their Caregivers program. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Markle-Reid

Congratulations to Dr. Michael McGillion who has been named a 2019 McMaster University Scholar

Wednesday, May 15, 2019: The title of McMaster University Scholar is conferred on mid-career researchers who have demonstrated international impact in research and recognition for further impactful contributions to come. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion

Students' peer mentoring program proves popular

Thursday, May 09, 2019: When students and professors work together on improving the learning experiences of students, great things can happen. Read More

Featuring: Maria Pratt

Top tips for research mentorship

Thursday, May 09, 2019: What makes for a successful mentorship relationship between students and professors? This was the topic of a webinar offered by the Canadian Assoc... Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg

Research study aims to reclaim Indigenous knowledge sharing

Wednesday, May 08, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey has been awarded a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a research project. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

New book features chapters by Jenny Ploeg and Gina Browne

Wednesday, May 08, 2019: Drs. Jenny Ploeg and Gina Browne have each co-authored a chapter in the new book, Developing a Program of Research: An Essential Process for a Suc... Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg and Gina Browne

New appointment for Dr. Bernice Downey

Wednesday, May 01, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey has been appointed as the Acting Director, McMaster Indigenous Research Institute. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Visiting scholar presents research on AIDS

Monday, Apr 22, 2019: The School of Nursing hosted Sahar Nouri, a visiting PhD student from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, at the Research Rounds on April 15. Read More

Featuring: Noori Akhtar-Danesh and Michael McGillion

Dr. Bernice Downey co-hosts an Indigenous Women's Cancer Care Leadership event

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019: Dr. Bernice Downey co-hosted a cancer care leadership event held on March 27 with Women’s College Hospital. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey

Panel discusses root causes of the migrant caravan crisis

Monday, Apr 15, 2019: Dr. Olive Wahoush, associate professor in the School of Nursing, was part of a panel discussion on April 3 at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre. Read More

Featuring: Olive Wahoush

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