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Chanchlani Award-Winning Virologist Explores Pandemic Threats from the Animal World

This week, from February 23-25, the GHO was delighted to host Ab Osterhaus, world-leading researcher and virology professor from the Netherlands. Osterhaus was the recipient of this year’s Chanchlani Global Health Research Award, created by the Chanchlani family and McMaster in 2012 to recognize a leading scholar in the area of global health. On February […]

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Life Sciences of Ontario Award Recognizes Global Health Advisory Board Member Luis Barreto

  Dr. Luis Barreto, member of the Global Health Advisory Board, accepted the Life Sciences of Ontario (LSO) Award for Community Service, at the 2015 LSO Annual Awards Gala Dinner in Toronto on February 25.   The LSO’s Community Service Award recognizes an individual who, in their career, has helped build the life sciences community […]

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GHO to Host International Delegations & Visiting Scholars

  It has been a busy couple of months for the Global Health Office. We have been working on a number of international grants and contract submissions, exploring opportunities with key partners across the globe, and preparing for international visitors.   The GHO fosters international relationships by engaging health care researchers, educators and professionals in […]

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Global Health Students Compete in 3MT® Competition

  Three students from the MSc in Global Health program participated in McMaster’s third annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®), a university-wide competition for graduate students which ran from February 10-12.   The challenge is to present complex research in an engaging, accessible, and compelling way – in just three short minutes. Participants present to a […]

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CCGHR Forum Recap

  Last week, on February 7, the McMaster Student Chapter of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) hosted the second annual Undergraduate Global Health Forum.   Specifically tailored to undergraduate students, the forum aims to attract representatives from various departments to engage in a dialogue about equity and sustainability in “glocal” health programs. […]

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Maastricht Student Profile: Lonneke Taks

  Lonneke Taks is a student in the MSc in Global Health program. Originally from Prinsenbeek in the Netherlands, Taks has joined 8 other exchange students from Maastricht University for the program’s winter term. Last year, she completed a Bachelor in Health Sciences degree, with a major in Prevention & Health. During her undergraduate studies, […]

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