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Nuclear @ McMaster

Nuclear Operations & Facilities

McMaster University is Canada’s most research-intensive university and the nation’s preeminent nuclear research institution.

The McMaster campus houses a unique suite of world class nuclear research facilities anchored by the McMaster Nuclear Reactor – a multi-purpose research reactor that provides neutrons for medical isotope production and scientific research. McMaster University’s nuclear research facilities enable discoveries in medicine, clean energy, nuclear safety, materials and environmental science, while providing cancer treatments for more than 70,000 patients every year.

Research Themes

McMaster University is home to a unique suite of world-class nuclear research facilities that are staffed and operated by Nuclear Operations & Facilities. Research conducted at these facilities can be divided into four themes:

Browse Research Themes