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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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Five students from Rad Grad are participating in the Fukushima Ambassadors Program. Together with students from other countries as well as local Japanese students, they will be learning how the disasters affected the region. More pictures of their adventures to follow! #Japan #Fukushima #radiation #risk
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McMaster U - RadGrad

How does risk affect our lives? Check out the Risk Factor documentary tonight at 9 on TVO to learn about this and catch RadGrad professor Fiona McNeill on camera! #hamont #risk #radiation #documentary
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McMaster U - RadGrad

Matt Bernacci would love to tell you more about his tritium detector! #radiation #healthphysics #tritium #nuclear #technology
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McMaster U - RadGrad

Some RadGrad students represented McMaster at the Health Physics Society conference this July where they learned about advances in radiation protection and enjoyed some delicious fried chicken! #Raleigh #radiation #healthphysics #mcmasteruniversity #conferencing
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McMaster University
General Sciences Building, Room 105
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 105
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