A Collaborative Learning Experience – Engineering and Art
Sumanth Shankar et al.
The Faculty of Engineering and the School of the Arts in the Faculty of...
A Framework for Supporting Experiential Learning at McMaster University
Elkafi Hassini et al.
This project involves developing a web presence that will facilitate...
A Google Earth Research Mapping Initiative
Nick Marquis et al.
An interdisciplinary team will develop an interactive visual representation of research expertise at McMaster.
A Model for Partnered Pedagogical Research Writing for Teaching Professors
Chad Harvey et al.
The proposal outlines the creation of a model for teaching professors to engage...
A Multi-Phase Proposal to Introduce the Learning Portfolio into the Life Sciences Program
Kimberly Dej et al.
The project will introduce an e-portfolio to students in the Life Sciences...
A smartphone app to promote mental and emotional wellbeing among students
Parmjit Singh et al.
The project team will create a smartphone technology to offer techniques and...
Active Teaching and Blended Learning in the Social Sciences
Greg Flynn et al.
The project involves the creation of a database of active teaching, blended...
Addressing Student Mental Health Needs at McMaster University
Sherna Tamboly et al.
The student subcommittee of the McMaster Health Forum is leading a stakeholder...
Advanced Quantitative Workshop Series for the Faculty of Social Sciences
The project is intended to enhance quantitative methods training in the Faculty...
Africa and African Diaspora Studies
Juliet Daniel et al.
A group of faculty members and students have initiated a collaboration focused on developing an interdisciplinary Africa and African Diaspora Studies...
An Initiative to Promote Development of Faculty Technology Use in Health Sciences
Ilana Bayer et al.
The initiative involves an effort to research the educational development needs...
Annual Global Health Research Seminar
The goal of this project is to gather faculty from McMaster University with partners from Maastricht and Manipal Universities at an annual Global...
Asia Research Working Group and Workshop
This proposal aims to build a community of scholars on Asia through collaboration among the Faculties of Social Sciences, Humanities and Health...
Assessing Culturally Based Science Curriculum in Aboriginal Populations
The aim of this project is to introduce a culture-based learning tool for...
Badging the Academy
Jon Kruithof et al.
The project team will investigate the potential utility of “badges” as a way to recognize student participation in co-curricular activities.
BDC Dialogues: A Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Community of Practice Website
Felicia Vulcu et al.
The Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Program was launched this fall...
Building an international undergraduate research network via videoconferenced activities
This proposal requests funds to purchase equipment that will be used to...
Building Indigenous-Settler Alliances in Social Work Education
Bonnie Freeman et al.
The applicants intend to enhance the curriculum in the School of Social Work by...
Building the Next Generation of Water Leaders
Dustin Garrick et al.
The project team plans to establish a University‐wide pilot program in water leadership, experiential learning and community engagement.
Business Sustainability Research Group
The aim of this project is to create a shared forum or platform to encourage interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration around sustainability...
CLSA Student Project
Ine Wauben et al.
Students interested in communications research will work collaboratively with the CLSA to develop outreach strategies to improve communications with...
Collaborative Community-Based Research: Applying Lessons from “Applied Anthropology”
Kathryn Goldfarb et al.
The applicants will expand upon an existing community-based research initiative...
Collaborative, Interdisciplinary Health Professions Education Research
James Lyons et al.
The long term goal of the project is to facilitate connections between...
Community Connect: University Workplace English
Peter Self et al.
This project involves creating opportunities for career and academic networking among English Language Learning Scholars through a non-credit ESL...
Community-Based Leadership in Sustainability
A number of sustainability-focused individuals and groups, both on campus and within the local community, are collaborating to host a series of...
Community-Based Research Ethics: A Set of Guidelines for Research and Practice
Saara Greene et al.
The applicants intend to develop two workshops and an administrative tool that...
CORE Student Centre for Learning and Research
Gina Browne et al.
CORE (Community Organizations Reaching Everyone) is a program focused on helping at-risk high school students obtain credit for projects involving...
Creating a fundamental connection between research and undergraduate education
The project will investigate the design and implementation of project-based...
Creating Technology-Based Dance Activities for People with Parkinson’s in Collaboration with Hamilton City Ballet
Matthew Woolhouse et al.
The project involves the creation of several dance activities that can be...
Deeper Learning, Increased Student Satisfaction and Metacognitive Gains through Collaborative Testing with Immediate Feedback
Terry McCurdy et al.
This project, which is a collaboration among McMaster University, Trent...
Designing and Piloting an Interdisciplinary Field Experience
John Maclachlan et al.
The project team will design and pilot a 10-day excursion in the Great Lakes...
Developing Research Capacity in Network and Big Data Analysis in Political Science
The applicant will participate in training that will address this gap and...
Developing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Linguistics
The applicant will attend a conference and workshop intended to develop skills...
Distributed High Fidelity Simulation for Regional Tele-Medical Care and Communication
Thomas Doyle et al.
The project involves developing techniques to operate simulators over broad...
Empowering the voices of youth and students with disabilities
The goal of this project is to develop a youth network to inform research and...
Enabling efficient and standardized assessment of student learning approaches to blended and online instruction at McMaster
Catherine Swanson et al.
The project involves the creation of an electronic survey tool that will give...
Engineering Research Co-op
Ken Coley et al.
The Faculty of Engineering is exploring ways to provide research co-op terms to an increasing number of students through different models of exposure...
Enhancing Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning in the Social Sciences
Lori Campbell et al.
The proposal outlines an investment in the development of instructors of...
Enhancing Teaching through Wearable Technologies
Rong Zheng et al.
This proposal explores the use of wearable computing devices in the classroom.
Enhancing the Role of Seniors as Research Partners
The Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging fosters interdisciplinary research collaboration among those interested in the social process of aging.
Environmentally Responsible Print Practice
Judy Major Girardin et al.
A team of McMaster researchers has been developing a series of new technologies to support safer and more sustainable approaches in creating print...
Ethnography of the McMaster Community and University
The project involves developing a course that will assist students in carrying...
ExCEL Sustainable Building Features Supporting Inter-Faculty Research and Experiential Learning
The ExCEL initiative will provide the opportunity for students and researchers...
Experiential Grant Training Program
This project aims to involve graduate students in grant writing for external community organizations in order to provide experiential opportunities...
Experiential Learning Coordinator
The Science Career and Cooperative Education office is seeking opportunities to develop a framework based on best-practices in experiential learning...
Faculty Development in Techniques for Neurophysiology and Modern Neural Imaging
Deda Gillespie et al.
The project entails the acquisition of a neurophysiology teaching station,...
Faculty Development Workshop Series
Maria Massi et al.
The Faculty of Engineering plans to create a workshop series that will equip faculty with the tools and peer-learning activities that are required to...
Faculty Training for Community Engaged Education
Sandra Preston et al.
In order to encourage meaningful community engagement and integration of guiding principles into the undergraduate academic experience, a training...
Forward to Innovation: Starting the Start-ups and Capitalizing on McMaster’s Intellectual Capital
The Forward to Innovation program is intended to bridge the gap between the...
Forward with Integrity Meets 3DD3
Margaret Secord et al.
A formal needs analysis will be conducted to assess the impact of an interdisciplinary course in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program.
Foundations of Empirical Language Research: A Feasibility Study for a New Research-Based Undergraduate Course
Catherine Anderson et al.
Students of Linguistics and Languages will be exposed to the principles of...
Geographers without Borders: A Skills Incubator
Charles Burke et al.
The student group Geographers without Borders will foster innovative community partnerships and act as an incubator space for student ideas and skill...
Global Health Agora
Matt Driedger et al.
Global Health Agora is a proposed online platform featuring engaging and accessible dialogue on global health challenges explored from a local lens.
Graduate Student Peer Success Project
This project is intended to extend an existing support program for undergraduate students to graduate students.
Greater Hamilton Region Schools Weather Network
Altaf Arain et al.
This initiative proposes to work with schools in the greater Hamilton area to install a series of weather stations.
Hamilton Youth Anthology, Volume I
Maxwell Tran et al.
This student-led project involves the creation of a Hamilton Youth Anthology, with contributions from McMaster students as well as youth in the...
Hands-on, Real-life Demonstrations for a Level 1 Blended Learning Physics Course
Kari Dalnoki-Veress et al.
The project involves the integration of real-life demonstrations into a blended...
Nathan Cooper et al.
The group proposes to introduce mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques to the University community through training and technology.
Healthy Cognitive Aging: Taking the Laboratory to the Community
Karin Humphreys et al.
This proposal requests support to extend the learning experiences of the...
Helping Hamiltonians through Occupational and Physiotherapy Engagement (H2OPE)
Sarah Wojkowski et al.
The proposal outlines the formation of the Mac H2OPE Clinic which...
iMMERSE (Integrated McMaster Engineering Real-world Supplementary Experience)
iMMERSE is intended to facilitate unpaid extra-curricular activities for...
Improving Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Effective Use of Web-Based Communication Tools
Catherine Connelly et al.
This project will investigate best practices in the use of online communication...
Integrating First Year Students in Primary Biological Research: A Feasibility Study
Alastair Tracey et al.
The first year biology course will be restructured to include engagement in a...
Interdisciplinary Political Theory Network
The project aims to connect students, instructors and researchers with an interest in political theory in order to facilitate collaboration and...
International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Competition
Ben Scott et al.
The proposal describes an international competition for students in synthetic...
IPE for Faculty Development
Bonny Jung et al.
The project will result in the creation of a series of interactive e-modules on interprofessional education for faculty in the Health Sciences and...
Jester’s Presentation: A Performance Piece for Picturing Wellness
The project involves the integration of a CIHR-funded study with an exhibition...
Landscapes in the Sky: Collaborative Development of First Nations Planetarium Shows
Robert Cockcroft et al.
The applicants will work collaboratively with the Six Nations Community to...
Laying the Groundwork for Student Portfolios in Economics
The project will fund the hiring of a summer student to investigate the...
Learning on the Job: Linking Classrooms with Speech and Language Pathology Centres
The Department of Linguistics and Languages aims to develop relationships with...
Learning Portfolio Pilot Project
Philippa Carter et al.
The applicants propose to develop an interdisciplinary course that will involve using a learning portfolio.
Living Theory: McMaster Cultural Studies Theory Mic
Jocelyn Sakal Froese et al.
The applicant will create a number of podcasts that will bring foundational...
Local Education and Action Resource Network on Climate Change (LEARN-CC)
An online database will be created, and citizens will be able to notify the...
Mapping Paradise: an Environmentally Responsible Art Initiative
The project supports student creativity in collaboration with the Cootes to...
McMarsh – An Environmental Sustainability Research and Teaching Facility
James Michael Waddington et al.
McMarsh is intended to be a “Living Lab” to develop innovative solutions...
McMaster Biology Greenhouse Outreach
Susan Dudley et al.
This project is intended to facilitate the use of McMaster’s Biology Greenhouse by the University community through increased communication and...
McMaster Capabilities and Collaborations
Gay Yuyitung et al.
The project involves the creation of a website that will match community/industry needs with expertise at McMaster.
McMaster Children and Youth University
The MCYU program will be expanded to include an “MCYU Learning Fair” within the community on a topic of interest that is defined by members of...
McMaster Children and Youth University: Integrating Outreach and Research
Janice Penney et al.
The McMaster Children and Youth University offers lectures to youth and their...
McMaster Community Based Teaching Portal: Connecting People and Ideas
Nancy Doubleday et al.
The applicants proposed the creation of a teaching portal to host tools and...
McMaster Community Kitch(in)
Stephanie Drouin et al.
This student-led project involves conducting a workshop or other investigations into the feasibility and sustainability of a community kitchen on...
McMaster Conservation Corridor Teaching and Research Facility
Susan Dudley et al.
The Conservation Corridor is a plot of land owned by McMaster at the corner of...
McMaster History of Ideas, Science and Technology Research and Education Network
Sarah Symons et al.
A network of researchers with an interest in the history and philosophy of...
McMaster Indigenous Graduate Students (MIGS) Group
Bernice Downey et al.
The MIGS group aims to work collaboratively with Faculties and Departments to develop innovative approaches to advance the recruitment and retention...
McMaster Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies and Engaged Scholarship
This proposal outlines the creation of a framework to support interdisciplinary...
McMaster Mentoring Action Plan (MMAP) for Undergraduate Students in Science
Kim Dej et al.
The project team will create a mentorship program for students in life sciences...
McMaster Teaching and Community Garden – Research and Community
Brianne Smrke et al.
The goal of the McMaster Teaching and Community Garden is to facilitate...
Measuring Impact of Departmental Programs on Teaching and Learning
Nancy Fenton et al.
This initiative involves the creation of a guidebook to assist departments in...
Mobilizing Interdisciplinarity and Collaboration in/for Museum and Curatorial Studies
Sarah Brophy et al.
The goals of the research project include investigating museology as research...
Monitoring baseline biodiversity during restoration along Ancaster Creek
Jim Quinn et al.
The project team will begin formal ecological monitoring of sections of the...
Wayne Terryberry et al.
The proposed project takes an interdisciplinary approach to the development of a natural areas website for use by the McMaster community.
Neighborhood Action Plans Informing Campus-Community Engaged Scholarship
The applicant will organize a three-day “think tank” with community...
Online Course for Community Engaged Scholarship
Allison Sekuler et al.
The project involves the creation of an online course to prepare graduate and advanced undergraduate students for community-engaged research...
Online Learning Contract: A Pilot Project for PNB
David Shore et al.
This project focuses on developing an online system for administering learning contracts to enhance the experience of the students.
Opening the Box: Rethinking Classroom Flexibility from a User-Based Perspective
Yaser Haddara et al.
An interdisciplinary group aims to develop a set of potential classroom uses...
Participating in Academic Research Projects: A Toolkit for Communities
Ailsa Fullwood et al.
The project team will jointly develop two workshops on the ethical and...
Performance in Theatre History Research: The Debate
Melinda Gough et al.
The aim of this project is to facilitate the development of faculty competence...
Pilot Performance Cycle on Student Success
The proposal builds on an existing collaboration between the SOTA and SSC which supports the creation of a dramatic production intended to welcome...
Piloting “CULTURE” in an Interprofessional Setting
Jamil Javer et al.
Students in Health Sciences will form interprofessional teams to explore the...
Project Specific Application of Covey’s 7 Habits
The applicant proposes to invest in personal faculty development through experiences guided by Stephen R. Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective...
Proposal to Establish a Forum on the Biology of Aging
Xu-Dong Zhu et al.
The authors intend to establish a platform for networking among researchers...
Rapid Response Research (RRR) Pilot
Tony Porter et al.
The project team intends to develop and pilot a model to enable faculty members to respond to short-term research requests, while providing graduate...
Research Use: Cases and Conversation
Ailsa Fullwood et al.
The initiative will facilitate open dialogue and interdisciplinary collaboration on knowledge mobilization practices and will identify ways to...
Research-Based Integrated Education Faculty Workshop
Carolyn Eyles et al.
The authors intend to create a workshop to disseminate the innovative...
Reshaping Graduate Mentorship to be Progressive, Integrative and Collaborative
Kathryn Murphy et al.
The proposal outlines the development of a set of workshops intended to inform...
Resilience Education to Create Educator and Student Success (RECESS)
Sandra Moll et al.
The primary goal is to develop an enriched understanding of the need and...
Skills Share for Women in Production and Engineering (SSWIPE)
Heather Kirby et al.
The aim of this project is to facilitate connections between communities of...
Society for Philosophy and Culture
The proposal outlines a student-run initiative aimed at increasing interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange through a series of events termed...
Solving Problems with Statistics: A Blended Learning Approach
Brett Beston et al.
The funds will be used to develop a series of web-based learning modules to...
Soul on Fire: Narratives to Inspire
Anne Wong et al.
The project will involve the collection of a series of video narratives that will showcase exemplars of teaching at the University.
Start the Cycle: A Nonprofit Bike Library Building Initiative
Justin Hall et al.
The overall goal is to establish a sustainable bike library that is completely...
Student Activism Projects in Women’s Studies 1AA3: Women Transforming the World
Students registered in the course can choose to participate in activism...
Student Placement Facilitator for the MacWheelers Program
The proposal requests funds to support the creation of a part-time student...
Studying the Influence of Music on Motor Coordination within the Context of Interactive Dance Games
Matthew Woolhouse et al.
The applicants will develop a student-centred research partnership to...
Sustainability Office Strategy
This group has developed a range of opportunities for students to learn about and participate in projects related to sustainability at the University...
Take 5 on the Go
Vicky Looby et al.
The project team will create a mobile application that uses mindfulness meditation techniques to teach students about the benefits of meditation and...
Targeting the Globe: Developing Evidence-Based Student Internationalization in Occupational Therapy
Lorie Shimmell et al.
A comprehensive educational curriculum will be developed to support the...
The Applied Learning Laboratory for Undergraduate Research Excellence (ALLURE) in the Department of Biology
Kim Dej et al.
The project involves the creation of an undergraduate research laboratory space...
The Engage! Program: Fostering Interdisciplinary Research and Community Engagement
Philip Omorogbe et al.
The Engage! Project intends to create an online platform to share information...
The Global Health Research Learning Portfolio
The proposal is intended to enhance the learning and participation of students in Global Health Research.
The IMPACT Project: An Interdisciplinary Educational Initiative focused on Community Engagement
Robert Fleisig et al.
The applicants will develop pedagogical expertise to create and enhance...
The M Factor: Enhancing Engineering Students’ Management Skills through Experiential Learning
Theomary Karamanis et al.
The applicants plan to launch an annual competition for students in the School...
The McMaster Academic Women’s Summit for Mentorship and Leadership
Kalaichelvi Saravanamuttu et al.
The applicants will be hosting an event with the goal of fostering dialogue on...
The McMaster Global Justice Hub Collaboratory
Beth Marquis et al.
The applicants have created a Global Justice Hub, which is an institutional forum that provides opportunities for a wide range of people interested...
The McMaster Social Innovation Lab
Michael Hewlett et al.
This student proposal focuses on the development of an Innovation Lab that will foster interdisciplinary collaboration and discussion among students.
The McMaster Social Innovation Lab: Pilot Project
Brianne Smrke et al.
This student-led initiative proposes the creation of a Social Innovation Lab to foster interdisciplinary approaches to solve real-world problems.
Training in Advanced Quantitative Methods for Improving Faculty Research and Graduate Teaching
The project entails individual faculty development through advanced training in...
Training the Trainer
The applicant intends to acquire training in areas specific to an existing research program, which will provide enhanced opportunities for research...
Undergraduate Education and Civic Engagement: An Online Template for Faculty to use Public Outreach as an Educational Strategy
The applicant aims to create an online template for instructors that will...
Undergraduate Research Journal
Andrew Webster et al.
This student-led initiative supports the creation of an undergraduate student research journal at the University.
Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program
The proposal outlines a mentorship program in which a graduate student will serve as a mentor to the undergraduate students that are participating in...
Understanding Acute Pain: Exploring the Use of Virtual Learning Environments for Health Professionals
The proposed project intends to use virtual learning environments through an...
Understanding Students’ Experiences of Inclusion and Exclusion: Improving the Classroom Learning Environment
Anju Joshi et al.
The project team seeks to understand how students experience inclusion and...
Understanding the Experiences of Students Enrolled in College-University Collaborative Partnerships
Janet Landeen et al.
This project aims to gain a better understanding of the experience of students...
Using Active-Learning Classrooms to Support Undergraduate Research
Tina Fetner et al.
Undergraduate students will be encouraged to engage in research activities...
Using Citizen Science to Identify Soil Contamination in Hamilton’s Urban Gardens
Constance O’Connor et al.
The applicants propose the use of citizen science in the monitoring of heavy...
Validation of Reflection: Investigating how to enhance an Engineering student’s Learning Portfolio
The project will investigate ways to create opportunities for reflection among...
Virtual Hamilton: A Participatory Urban Planning Tool Using Virtual Worlds
David Harris Smith et al.
This project aims to develop a 3D virtual world to facilitate visualization and...
Vision 20/20: Achieving Gender Equity at McMaster
Karen Bird et al.
The authors intend to promote institutional transformation with regard to gender equity among faculty.
Visualizing theoretical concepts in literary studies
Elzbieta Grodek et al.
This project involves the creation of short films that will be used to visually...
Volunteer Connections Portal
Phil Williams et al.
The applicants propose the creation of a web portal to facilitate connections between Hamilton community organizations seeking volunteers and those...
Workshop for Field Supervisors
Anju Joshi et al.
The proposal outlines the development of a workshop for these field supervisors so that the benefits both to the student and the placement will be...
Worry Warriors: A Supported Exercise Program for Students with Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Catherine Munn et al.
This project involves the creation of an exercise program to support students...
Year of Creativity Workshops and Symposium
Nicole Knibb et al.
The applicants intend to offer a series of workshops for graduate students that will encourage the exploration of creativity and innovation through...
Year One Chemistry Initiative
First year students in the Faculty of Science will have the opportunity to explore innovative research projects in chemistry.