ICES McMaster is located in the Health Sciences Centre on the main campus of McMaster University in Hamilton. ICES McMaster officially launched on June 20, 2016 in a new 2,300 square-foot facility with seven appointed ICES scientists. The ICES McMaster facility comprises a community of local scientists, staff and students. Our central location on main campus facilitates meaningful interactions and collaborative research opportunities across many disciplines and with our hospital partners. The facility is a joint collaboration of ICES and McMaster with its academic hospitals, Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.
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Principal Investigator: Barbera L
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute,
Co-investigators: Earle L, Howell D, Mittmann N, Seow H, Sutradhar R
CIHR Canada Research Chair
2016: Awarded to Dr. Hsien Seow for palliative care, cancer and health system innovation.
CIHR New Investigator Award
2013: Awarded to Dr. Hsien Seow for "Improving home and community-based palliative care through primary health care innovations".
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Health System Research Fund
2013-2016: Dr. Jim Dunn was awarded $1.9M by the ministry for "Healthier built environments: an oppportunity for innovation in mental health and obesity policy." This program builds on evidence that links features of the built environment to enhanced physical activity, healthy body weights and positive mental health, especially for vulnerable populations.