Welcome to McMaster's Faculty of Science

Consistently ranked as one of the top research universities in Canada and one of the country’s most innovative, McMaster believes in creating an innovative and stimulating learning environment where students can prepare themselves to excel, both at the university and beyond. Science is a research-focused student-centred Faculty at the heart of McMaster University.

Our students are taught by some of the leading scientific researchers in their fields and receive fantastic opportunities to participate in ground-breaking research. Our numerous graduate programs are respected around the world. Together we investigate worlds from the nano scale to the theoretical, and everything in between. We explore areas as diverse as the best ways to teach and learn, activities to stay healthy, and new methods to model and view the universe, among many others.

Latest News

Search for Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health

McMaster University and the Faculty of Science invite applications for the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health. Applicants with interests related to the intersection between freshwater, the environment and health are particularly encouraged to apply. More information can be found on the Working at McMaster website, under Faculty Postings.


Remembering Pavlos Kanaroglou

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Pavlos Kanaroglou, Professor Emeritus of School of Geography & Earth Sciences. A former Canada Research Chair in Spatial Analysis, Tier 1 (2002-2015) and past chair of the School, Pavlos was an expert in transportation and predicting human behaviour. He was the founder and Director of the McMaster Institute of Transportation and Logistics. Pavlos brought industry, government and academia together to address questions concerning topics ranging from childcare and health care to housing and transportation. He will be greatly missed by his family, colleagues and former students. An online book of condolence can be found here and a Hamilton Spectator article on his contribution to Hamilton can be found here.