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Faculty of Science

Fostering discovery. Engaging community.
Inspiring futures.

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.


Annual Review.

Annual Review

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.

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

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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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Upcoming Events

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.

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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.

York campus science buildings.

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

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Program highlight

Our new Neuroscience program investigates the development, structure, and function of the brain and nervous system.

Three York University Faculty of Science alumni

Alumni news

Science graduates among York U's Top 30 Alumni Under 30.