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Senior academic leaders from McMaster University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) sign a Memorandum of Understanding at the UAB campus this spring. From left: Paul O’Byrne, dean and vice-president of McMaster’s Faculty of Health Sciences; Chris Brown, UAB’s vice-president for Research; Anupam Agarwal, senior vice-president for Medicine and dean of the Heersink School of Medicine at UAB; Susan Tighe, McMaster provost and vice-president (Academic); Shadi Martin, dean of the UAB Graduate School; and Janet Woodruff-Borden, UAB senior vice-president of Academic Affairs and provost.


Brock University and McMaster University each recently established agreements with international partners that will expand research and training opportunities. Brock signed a Student Exchange Agreement with NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands which will expand opportunities for student and faculty mobility and collaboration. McMaster signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Alabama at Birmingham to continue their previous collaborations on the topics of commercialization and clinical impact. Under this MOU, the partners will explore opportunities for joint degrees, research collaborations, global health initiatives, and innovative research.

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