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  • #BrighterWorld

    McMaster University’s Faculty of Science works to create global impact by advancing scientific discovery and knowledge, and promoting greater understanding. Our innovative, interdisciplinary approach generates new methods and insights, groundbreaking results and lasting change.

  • Undergraduate Studies

    Undergraduate Studies

    Experience an education that represents far more than a collection of facts, concepts and answers. Our award-winning professors and researchers value innovative teaching, a lifelong passion for learning, and working at the frontiers of knowledge.

  • Graduate Studies

    Graduate Studies

    The Faculty of Science offers 32 graduate degrees across 7 Departments and Schools; we also offer 5 interdisciplinary programs and specializations. Our diverse graduate programs and cutting-edge research makes the Faculty an excellent place to pursue a degree of your choice.

  • Research

    Research

    Committed to training the next generation of researchers, we involve students in the research process at the earliest stages of their university experience. Our students have unparalleled opportunities to conduct research, work with external partners, and broaden their understanding of science and its impact.

  • Community

    Community

    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.

  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Departments & Schools

Departments & Schools

Our teaching and research activities run the spectrum from the life sciences to computational sciences.

Research

Research

Find Researcher Information, Current Research Initiatives and Faculty Research Chair information

Centres & Institutes

Centres & Institutes

Explore the many research-based centres and institutes that encourage the integrated, multi-disciplinary work for which McMaster is famous.

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Faculty of Science Strategic Plan

Faculty of Science Strategic Plan

Learn more about our strategic planning process and how to get involved.

Latest News

See the NEUDOSE satellite before it heads to space!

Thursday, 24 November 2022

See the NEUDOSE satellite before it heads to space! When: Monday Nov 28th, 1:30 - 3:30 pm  Where: Burke Science Building, Room 309 (BSB-309)  How: Since the satellite is in a... Read more

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Friday, 30 September 2022

On Friday, 30th September, we commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and Orange Shirt Day. Various events have been organized in honour of... Read more

New Book Explores United Nations Global Goals

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Professor and Faculty of Science Research Chair Allison Williams has co-edited a new book that explores the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.Geography, Health and Sustainability: Gender Matters... Read more

5 Questions with Mike Waddington

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Looking to roll out or revamp a recognition program for your team in 2022? Mike Waddington introduced the Nobel Peat Awards 12 years ago to recognize early career researchers in his McMaster... Read more

Building Connections with 33,000 Science Alumni

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Gavan Dhillon has returned to McMaster to serve as the Faculty of Science's first Alumni Engagement Officer.Gavan will be developing virtual and in-person programming for more... Read more

New HR Support for Departments and Schools

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Banushaa Theiventhiran and Michael Daku have joined the Faculty of Science as Human Resources Coordinators. In their newly created roles, Banushaa and Mike will offer Departments and Schools a full range... Read more

Postdoc Joins Dean's Office to Help Advance EDI

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Postdoctoral Fellow Rodrigo Narro Pérez has joined the Office of the Dean to help faculty and staff with their equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives.Rodrigo recently completed his PhD in... Read more

Presidential Honours for Martin Gibala

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Kinesiology Professor and Faculty of Science Research Chair Martin Gibala is one of four McMaster faculty members to be recognized with 2021 President's Awards for Excellence in Graduate... Read more

Two New Canada Research Chairs in Science

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Katrina Choe and Sarah Styler are the newest Canada Research Chairs in the Faculty of Science.Katrina and Sarah were among 10 McMaster researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs earlier this month... Read more

Two Researchers Among the World's Most Cited

Thursday, 27 January 2022

School of Earth, Environment & Society Professor Altaf Arain and Kinesiology Professor Stuart Phillips  have been named on Clarivate's Highly Cited Researchers list for 2021. Altaf, Science Research Chair... Read more

Ambassadors Helping Future Co-op Students

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Imtiaz Ahmed and Richa Alvarez are among a new team of ambassadors in Science Career & Cooperative Education who are helping students ace their first co-op work terms.The team, who've... Read more

Student Leader Chosen as Science's Valedictorian

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Breast cancer researcher Shawn Hercules was chosen to be the valedictorian for the Faculty of Science's Fall 2021 graduating class. Shawn earned his PhD in Biology, with his... Read more

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