Fostering discovery. Engaging community.
The Faculty of Science is a hub of research and teaching excellence, fostering scientific discovery and tackling global challenges to create positive change in our world.
September 28, 2023
Professor Peter Backx named to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Our Annual Review highlights our biggest news stories and achievements from each year including our research on some of the most probing topics of our time.
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Allan I. Carswell Observatory
The Allan I. Carswell Observatory is home to a one-metre telescope, the largest on a Canadian campus. It hosts public viewings and tours, and an online radio show.
Explore the Observatory
Scholarships & Awards
A bit of financial help can go a long way during your studies! We have a range of scholarships and bursaries that are available to students.
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The Faculty of Science rises to the York University-wide challenge to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Learn more about what we are doing to tackle these goals.
Science for the Future: Strategic Plan 2021-25
Learn about the Faculty of Science's 2021-2025 strategic plan, and how we're building the future success of our vibrant and diverse community.
Students in our new Data Science program will master the statistical methods, computation skills, and data analysis techniques needed to succeed as a data scientist in their chosen field.
It was curiosity that led Bo Cheng to enrol in the specialized honors degree in biophysics at York. Now, as a manager in data science, he leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence to solve real world problems for Canadians.