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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our teaching and research activities run the spectrum from the life sciences to computational sciences.
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The statistics and figures behind our Faculty
Friday, 22 February 2019
The Faculty is pleased to recognize three outstanding faculty members, who have been chosen as Science's inaugural Science Research Chairs. Congratulations to: • Michael Brook (Chemistry... Read more
Thursday, 31 January 2019
Congratulations to the three Physics & Astronomy students who won presentation awards at the Canadian Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CCUWIP), held in January... Read more
Monday, 21 January 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Walter Craig, Professor, Mathematics & Statistics, one of Canada’s most accomplished and distinguished mathematicians... Read more
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
The Faculty congratulates Lia Bronsard and Miroslav Lovric, Mathematics & Statistics, who were among 49 Canadians named to the Canadian Mathematics Society’s Inaugural Class of... Read more
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Students in the Life Science program are finding that experiential education courses helps them find career and academic paths to follow. The courses offered by... Read more
Monday, 5 November 2018
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) recognized four people from Kinesiology at their annual meeting held in Niagara Falls from October 31 to November... Read more
Thursday, 25 October 2018
It has been a great fall for McMaster. For the second consecutive year, the University has been named Canada’s most research-intensive university in the annual... Read more
Friday, 12 October 2018
The Faculty of Science celebrates our three new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients: Carmen Lee, Oliver Wearing and Scott Laengert. They have been awarded the... Read more
Sunday, 9 September 2018
Researchers have unlocked the way clusters of stars came into being. Corey Howard, Ralph Pudritz and William Harris, Physics & Astronmy, have shown that these... Read more
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Robert (Bob) McNutt, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography & Earth Sciences. Dr. McNutt... Read more
Friday, 15 June 2018
The Science Career and Cooperative Education (SCCE) office proudly announces the winners of the 2017 Science Co-op Student of the Year Awards. Top awards were presented... Read more
Thursday, 3 May 2018
The Faculty of Science congratulates its newest Canada Research Chair, José Moran-Mirabal, Chemistry & Chemical Biology. Moran-Mirabal was recently awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chair... Read more
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