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.
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.
Read our Annual Review
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.
View Scholarships and Awards
New observatory domes allow for global astronomy research collaboration, more public outreach
On June 14, two new observatory domes were successfully lifted into place at York University’s Allan I. Carswell Astronomical Observatory, replacing the original 1960s ones, which were removed by a crane earlier in the day.
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.
A message from the Dean
For more than five decades, our Faculty has been pushing the boundaries of discovery, innovation, learning, engagement and impact. And our track record of accomplishments inspires us to aim even higher in the years ahead. Thank you for visiting and supporting York Science.
Dr. Rui Wang
Dean, Faculty of Science