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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

Collaboration Delivers Lab Kits To Hundreds Of Science Students

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Lab kits are in the mail to 220 Physics students from around the world with a second set of kits soon to be shipped to... Read more

Impacts Of The COVID-19 Pandemic On Post-Secondary Students

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Students - please take 5 minutes to fill out Statistics Canada's crowdsourcing data collection survey on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on postsecondary students... Read more

Jessica Mo Recipient of Science Co-op Award 2019

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Jessica Mo is among the three students to receive this year's Faculty of Science co-op awards. The annual Co-op Student of the Year award recognizes three... Read more

Traky Deng Recipient of Science Co-op Award 2019

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Traky Deng is among the three students to receive this year's Faculty of Science co-op awards. The annual Co-op Student of the Year award recognizes three... Read more

Kyle Faiczak Recipient of Science Co-op Award 2019

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Kyle Faiczak is among the three students to receive this year's Faculty of Science co-op awards. The annual Co-op Student of the Year award recognizes three... Read more

Three Students Receive Faculty of Science Co-op Awards

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Kyle Faiczak, Traky Dean and Jessica Mo have earned high praise from employers and the Faculty of Science’s award for top co-op students. The annual Co-op... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Sunita Nadella

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

"This is a special message to all students who were engaged in undergraduate research and defended their thesis this last week.You overcame many challenges, spent... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Joanna Wilson

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

"My cattle dog Svea has no idea what a pandemic is but she sure loves our new working arrangements. Having her whole family at home... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Kylie Luska

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

“We have almost made it! Classes, labs, assignments and midterms have now been completed. Only final exams are left now. I know that this still... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with David Feinberg

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

"I think we all miss something right now. I miss the office. I miss being able to walk around my classroom, sit next to students... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Rebecca Misiak

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

"While I have acquired a ‘paw-some’ furry friend as a colleague, nothing can replace the energy of working on campus alongside all of you. In times... Read more

McMaster Science Cares with Robin Cameron

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

"I’ve adjusted to working from home, hopefully you have too. I miss interacting with my students, so it’s been great to see a few of... Read more

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