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Faculty of Science

Public Outreach

Image of projected stars and constellations inside the planetarium at McMaster

The Faculty of Science hosts a number of facilities and programs for the community to better understand the practice of science, the results that research uncovers, and the world around us:

  • McMaster Biology Greenhouse

    This teaching and research facility features a permanent collection of rare and exotic plants, and welcomes visits from the public

  • McMaster Centre for Climate Change

    The Centre holds public lectures featuring distinguished speakers who address critical topics in the area of the environment and climate change.

  • LIVELab, and the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM)

    Experience this one-of-a-kind lab as concert hall where complex questions of human interaction related to music, hearing, vision, movement and learning are being explored

  • Psychology Public Lecture Series

    Lectures featuring McMaster professors discussing fascinating and practical topics related to the field of Psychology. Open to staff, faculty, alumni and all members of the public

  • Origins Institute
    • Origins Institute Lecture Series
      Lectures open to the public about the most fundamental topics in science, including space-time, structure in the Cosmos, the origins of chemical elements, and the beginnings of life, species and consciousness
    • Origins 3-D Theatre
      3-D films open to the public on topics related to exploring the most fundamental topics in science
  • Sidewalk Astronomy

    Check out the stars with the help of the Department of Physics & Astronomy

  • McMaster Virtual Geology Museum

    See rocks, minerals and fossils collected from around the world wherever you are

  • W.J. McCallion Planetarium

    Learn about the planets, solar system and the galaxy during shows projected on the inner surface of a dome, mimicking the movements of the nightsky

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