News, research, and other announcements.

Students and guests at the wrap session for IBD fall 2020
December 16, 2020

What does it mean to be a design thinker?

Innovation by Design (IBD) gives students from all disciplines the opportunity to solve broad challenges through a human-centred lens.

Former Innovation by Design students Tiffane Anandarajan, Theebha Prethipan, John Vu, Kohilan Selvakumaran, and Devin Glim.
November 19, 2018

Student Prototype Wows Global Autism Experts

"To be honest, this was my most impactful course throughout my undergraduate degree."

Doctor in Surgery
July 31, 2018

Students Design Solution to Encourage Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment

It was a great case for McMaster’s Innovation by Design course, which exposes students to design thinking.

Innovation by Design students
July 3, 2018

Students Collaborate with Hamilton Public Health to Design a More Active City

“I learned so much more than I could have from a textbook or just a lecture.”

Alumni from HLA Programs at 100in1 Day
June 18, 2018

Designing the Healthcare Experience of Hamiltonians

Alumni from the EHL and IBD programs used design thinking to engage Hamiltonians on their experiences with health or healthcare.