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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.

Letter from the Dean

Letter from the Dean

March 18th, 2020.

To Students, Faculty and Staff...

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

Presenting Your Undergraduate Research Findings Online? Some Tips From a Fellow Student

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Zaryan Masood has advice for the hundreds of Faculty of Science students who are set to go online and present their research findings during senior... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Antonio Paez

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

“One of the greatest blessings anyone could have is to have enjoyed a happy childhood. No matter what comes next, and inevitably something always comes... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Anthony Chibba

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

“Physical distancing at home during this crisis has made me realize a few things - my office chair is terribly uncomfortable, my cat roommate is... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Dylan Kobsar

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

“While this may feel like a long and difficult time, when we look back on it, it will only be a small blip in our... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Miranda Schmidt

Monday, 6 April 2020

“My thoughts often wander to the last couple of days before in-person classes were cancelled and the apprehension many of you expressed about the prospect... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Adrienne Tearle

Monday, 6 April 2020

"What you need to do during this time to keep yourself grounded will be different from a friend. Try and figure out what is good... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Michael Mercier

Monday, 6 April 2020

“These are certainly unusual times, perhaps once-in-a-lifetime, and while this brings a great deal of uncertainty, it also affords many opportunities too. We get more... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Jennifer Heisz

Monday, 6 April 2020

“Dear students of McMaster University. My heart goes out to you. These are truly unprecedented times. There is still so much uncertainty and it will... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Carolyn Eyles

Monday, 6 April 2020

“Me and my field assistant Luna (bored and desperate to get outside) at my kitchen table/ recording studio/ conference table/research lab/ communications centre – we... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Chad Harvey

Monday, 6 April 2020

“Something sure is missing when I am working and trying to teach from home... Miss my amazing students!! Best wishes to all! Stay healthy and... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Lovaye Kajiura

Monday, 6 April 2020

"Hello courageous ones! Continue to connect with your inner strength and purpose by being excited about the learning and skills that you're acquiring. Display the... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Sara Cormier

Monday, 6 April 2020

“I hope you are all doing well, staying safe, healthy, and adjusting to your new norm and working conditions. My new work colleagues include some... Read more

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