Two McMaster mathematics professors are among the very first Fellows of the Canadian Mathematical Society
Students in the Life Science program are finding that experiential education courses helps them find career and academic paths to follow. The courses offered by the School of Interdisciplinary Science (SIS) give third and fourth year students in McMaster’s Life Sciences program have the opportunity to explore future options. The courses, which are mandatory in the program, provide students with the chance to apply their knowledge and gain real-world experience, while learning about potential career paths or areas of future academic interest.Opportunities range from shadowing a professional in a science-related workplace ranging from a dentist’s office or pharmacy, to a volunteer organization or a research lab. Students can also choose to complete a research thesis or a mentorship experience within the McMaster community.
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- Dean of the Faculty of Science, Maureen MacDonald received the Mentorship Award for her dedication and mentorship to students and faculty members.
- Audrey Hicks, professor and Associate Chair Undergraduate Program, received the Honour Award, CSEP’s highest recognition. The award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to exercise physiology in Canada. She is the first female recipient in the history of the Society. Hicks was also named one of eight individuals recognized with inaugural Fellowship in the Society.
- PhD candidate Lauren Skelly won the Graduate Student Award – Poster Competition. Her research examined the role of exercise intensity and contraction pattern on skeletal muscle adaptations to training.
- PhD candidate Hilary Caldwell was a finalist for the Graduate Student Award – Oral Competition. Caldwell works with the Child Health and Exercise Medicine Program.