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    Community

    The Faculty of Science hosts a number of facilities and programs for the community to better understand the practice of science.

Public Outreach

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:

McMaster Biology Greenhouse

This teaching and research facility features a permanent collection of rare and exotic plants, and welcomes visits from the public.


McMaster Centre for Climate Change

The Centre holds public lectures featuring distinguished speakers who address critical topics in the area of the environment and climate change.


McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM), featuring the LIVELab 

Experience this one-of-a-kind lab as a concert hall where complex questions of human interaction related to music, hearing, vision, movement and learning are being explored.


Origins Institute

Origins Institute Lecture Series
    Lectures open to the public about the most fundamental topics in science, including space-time, structure in the Cosmos, the origins of chemical elements, and the beginnings of life, species and consciousness.
Origins 3-D Theatre
    3-D films open to the public on topics related to exploring the most fundamental topics in science

Sidewalk Astronomy

Check out the stars with the help of the Department of Physics & Astronomy.


W.J. McCallion Planetarium

Learn about the planets, solar system and the galaxy during shows projected on the inner surface of a dome, mimicking the movements of the nightsky

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