Research

McMaster University was named Canadian Research University of the Year in 2004 by Research Infosource in its annual Top 50 Research Universities report.

Drawing on the formidable research productivity and impact of the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, students in the Graduate Program will work and be trained as true interdisciplinarians within six specialized research areas:

IMAGING, SENSING AND DETECTION

  • Medical imaging
  • Cellular molecular imaging
  • Biosensors, microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip systems
  • Biosignal detection and processing

 

BIOMATERIALS AND DEVICES

  • Tissue engineering
  • Surgical robotics
  • Biomechanics

 

THERAPEUTICS

  • Drug delivery
  • Novel antibaterials and anticoagulative materials
  • Assistive technologies