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:
This teaching and research facility features a permanent collection of rare and exotic plants, and welcomes visits from the public.
The Centre holds public lectures featuring distinguished speakers who address critical topics in the area of the environment and climate change.
McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM), featuring the LIVELab
Experience this one-of-a-kind lab as a concert hall where complex questions of human interaction related to music, hearing, vision, movement and learning are being explored.
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.
- 3-D films open to the public on topics related to exploring the most fundamental topics in science
Check out the stars with the help of the Department of Physics & Astronomy.
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