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McMaster and Westinghouse discuss collaborations in SMR research and development

Eight people stand next to the McMaster nuclear reactor pool.

Last week, President of Westinghouse Electric Canada Inc., Eddie Saab, and a team from Westinghouse Electric Canada visited McMaster University to explore collaborations in support of WEC’s eVinci SMR development and deployment plan. “We had a great workshop with the Westinghouse team, and we are looking forward to contributing our research expertise and our unique […]

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McMaster professor appointed Program Chair of Canadian Advanced Manufacturing in Nuclear Alliance (CAMiNA)

Headshot of Stephen Veldhuis next to the CAMINA logo.

Last month, the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) announced the creation of the “Canadian Advanced Manufacturing in Nuclear Alliance” (CAMiNA). CAMiNA is an industry body of representatives from the Canadian nuclear industry, including suppliers, utilities, research organizations, universities, and government entities convened to oversee progress along the “Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap for the Canadian Nuclear […]

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Nuclear research and education at the core of new international collaboration

Overhead view of McMaster Nuclear Reactor's glowing blue core.

McMaster University and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to advance nuclear research and education at both institutions. It’s the first step in what promises to be a long-standing and dynamic collaboration between the two universities; each highly regarded for its unique nuclear capabilities and programs, says Dave Tucker, […]

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Nuclear Operations & Facilities and Thode Library Participate in Doors Open Hamilton

A McMaster staff member helps a visitor put on PPE.

On Saturday, May 4th, McMaster Nuclear Operations & Facilities (NO&F), the Brockhouse Institute, and H.G. Thode Library/Makerspace participated in the 17th annual Doors Open Hamilton – an event that encourages members of the community to discover more about some of Hamilton’s hidden heritage treasures. Over 300 people attended the McMaster University Nuclear Reactor to experience […]

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