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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.

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All courses for every first-year Science student will be delivered online this fall. A limited number of students in their second, third and fourth years will return to campus for part of the semester.

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The Best Advice I Received During My First Year At University...

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

The best advice Angelica received when she started her undergrad in Kinesiology at McMaster University in 2007... “Some good advice that I received in early undergrad... Read more

The Best Advice I Received During My First Year At University...

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

The best advice Katie received when she started her undergrad in Biology at the University of Waterloo in 1999... ”I didn't get much advice in my... Read more

The Best Advice I Received During My First Year At University...

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

The best advice Miroslav received when he started his undergrad in Mathematics Program at University of Zagreb in 1976... “It was Monday, early October, warm morning... Read more

The Best Advice I Received During My First Year At University...

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Photo from Robin’s University time The best advice Robin received when she started her BSc in co-op Honours Biology at the University of Waterloo in 1980...“Take... Read more

The Best Advice I Received During My First Year At University...

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The best advice Joe received when he did his Bachelor of Honours Biology and Psychology and PhD in Experimental Psychology at McMaster University... “Imagine that you’re... Read more

The Best Advice I Received During My First Year At University...

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The best advice Narayanaswamy received when he started his Bachelor of Science in Statistics at the University of Madras in 1973... "It is of at most... Read more

The Best Advice I Received During My First Year At University...

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The best advice Sharonna received when she started her did a double major in chemistry & mathematics with a minor in linguistics at the University... Read more

Professor Named University Scholar

Monday, 10 August 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Parker on being named a University Scholar by the Senate of McMaster University. The title, awarded for a period of four years... Read more

Get to know McMaster’s 2020 Schulich Leaders

Thursday, 6 August 2020

Ciara McCann and Hina ZahidMeet the 10 incoming students awarded Canada’s most coveted undergraduate scholarships for science, technology, engineering and math.Schulich Leader scholarships were awarded... Read more

Applications Open For Postdoc Teaching & Leadership Program

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Dennis Kolosov credits a made-at McMaster program for helping him make the move to the Golden State. Dennis, an NSERC and McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellow in... Read more

Messages For The Classes Of 2020 And 2024

Monday, 15 June 2020

Graduating students received congratulations from Dean Maureen MacDonald while incoming students and future scientists were welcomed and received their first four-part university homework assignment. Here's the... Read more

Faculty And Staff Zoom In For Annual Retreat

Monday, 15 June 2020

It was a morning of firsts for the Faculty of Science.Last month's retreat was the first to bring together faculty and staff. In previous years... Read more

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