Dr. Ian McKay, the new L.R. Wilson Chair in Canadian History, will aim to foster a wider conversation about Canadian history by connecting historians to one another and the broader public.
Dr. Spencer Pope, an ancient numismatics expert in the Department of Classics, discovered the Parthenon’s attic may have stored tremendous wealth.
In response to the signing of an international accord banning Arctic fishing, Dr. Nancy Doubleday explains, “This action demonstrates that social learning in complex systems is not only possible, but that it can find political will and express itself.”
Dr. Jennifer Bonnell has written a new Opinion column for The Hamilton Spectator that outlines the dire need to preserve and protect Ontario’s bees.
What can “Sinful Sally” teach us about moral attitudes in the 18th century? Dr. Jessica Steinberg is exploring the McMaster’s collection of rare 18th-century texts to find out.
What was it like to be in the midst of an artillery barrage during World War I? Or to be a single woman living alone on the edge of a war zone? An innovative new course is teaching students how to create interactive digital story maps using archives.
Dr. Christina Baade has been awarded McMaster’s prestigious title of University Scholar, a title recognizing faculty members’ extraordinary achievements, demonstrated distinction, and impact as international scholars.
The world’s largest collection of free data is located right at our fingertips. But what’s to be done when the desired sample size is so vast it could take weeks, months or even years to collect and process via conventional Internet browsing? Enter McMaster Linguistics professor Victor Kuperman.
Banting Postdoctoral Fellow Paul Barrett wants to know why literary critics and researchers do not often consider Canadian author Austin Clarke’s novels and writing as part of the Canadian literary landscape.