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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.

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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.

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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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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.

Program highlight

Students in our new Data Science program will master the statistical methods, computation skills and data analysis techniques needed to generate valuable insights from data.

Bo Cheng

Alumni spotlight: Bo Cheng (BSc '17, MMAI '20)

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.

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