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Welcome to RadGrad

McMaster University’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Radiation Sciences and Health and Radiation Physics (Radgrad for short) offers graduate programs in Radiation Sciences-Medical Physics, Radiation Sciences-Radiation Biology and Health & Radiation Physics.

Our faculty members are known for their work in elemental analysis, development of biomedical devices, the effects of low doses of radiation on people and the environment, radiation protection, biophotonics, medical imaging and radiation therapy. McMaster is home to facilities, unique nationally and internationally, that advance research in these critical fields, including the McMaster nuclear reactor, and the McMaster Accelerator Laboratory.

Explore our site to learn more about our graduate programs, our exciting research programs, facilities and career opportunities for graduates.

Careers

McMaster University Radgrad Programs lead to many career paths such as:

Medical Physicist


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Highly trained health-care professionals who apply physics skills and training to medicine and...

Radiation Biologist


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It is a medical or life sciences-based discipline that seeks to understand the sequence of...

Health Physicist


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Scientists with excellent physics skills who are concerned with the safe use and application...

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Tree rings of Chernobyl 🌳: before and after. Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the #chernobyl disaster. #radgrad #radiation #nuclear #physics #mcmasteruniversity #hamont
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Did you catch RadGrad prof Troy Farncombe’s SPECTacular Physics & Astronomy colloquium on nuclear medicine?! ☢️ #physics #nuclear #medicine #imaging #spect #mcmasteruniversity #hamont
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McMaster U - RadGrad

Did you know that RadGrad Director Dr. Fiona McNeill hosts a segment on a CFMU morning radio show (how cool is that)?! Check out this week’s “Steministas” to hear Erica, a PhD student in RadGrad, talk about her research, satellites, and recruiting women into physics! (Link in our bio)👩🏻‍🔬🎙📻 #radgrad #womeninscience #physics #radiation #science #mcmasteruniversity #hamont
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McMaster U - RadGrad

Science on Tap was a huge success tonight: entertaining talks, energetic audience, great scientific questions, and of course some good beer 🍻! RadGrad’s director, Dr. Fiona McNeill, captivated the audience with her talk about Hamilton drinking water! We can’t wait for the next #scienceontap ! #mcmasteruniversity #hamont
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General Sciences Building, Room 109
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.27650
Email Inquiries:
radgrad@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

McMaster University
General Sciences Building, Room 109
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
(905) 525-9140 ext. 27650
Email Inquiries:
radgrad@mcmaster.ca