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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.

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Departments, Schools and Programs

Scientific exploration is at the heart of what we do. Our teaching and research activities run the spectrum from the life sciences (biology, biochemistry, kinesiology, psychology, geography and earth sciences) to the physical sciences (chemistry, medical physics and astronomy) to the mathematical and computational sciences. Information on specific programs, undergraduate and graduate, and research activities can be found on the individual Department, School and Program websites featured below.


Biochemistry

Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences

Location:
Health Science Centre (HSC) Room 1H6

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22495

Website:
Department Website

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Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Location:
AN Bourns Science Building (ABB), Room 156

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.23490

Website:
Department Website

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School of Geography & Earth Sciences

Location:
General Science Building (GSB), Room 206

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24535

Website:
School Website

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School of Interdisciplinary Science

Location:
General Sciences Building (GSB), Room 105

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.21509

Website:
School Website

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Department of Kinesiology

Location:
Ivor Wynne Centre, Room 219C

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24462

Website:
Department Website

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Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Location:
Hamilton Hall (HH), Room 218

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.26471

Website:
Department Website

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Department of Physics & Astronomy

Location:
AN Bourns Science Building (ABB), Room 241

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24559

Website:
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Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour

Location:
Psychology Building (PC), Room 102

Call:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.23000

Website:
Department Website


In addition, the Faculty is an active partner in the following interdisciplinary graduate programs and specializations:

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Office of the Dean of Science
McMaster University
Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 102
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Business Hours:
8:30AM - 12:00PM + 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22616
Fax:
(905) 546-9995
Student Inquiries:
science@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Office of the Dean of Science
McMaster University
Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 102
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Business Hours:
8:30AM - 12:00PM + 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22616
Fax:
(905) 546-9995
Student Inquiries:
science@mcmaster.ca