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Faculty of Science

Welcome to York Science

York Science is a hub of research and teaching excellence fostering scientific discovery and preparing global thinkers to advance knowledge and human progress. Our students learn from outstanding faculty members, and benefit from leading-edge research facilities. 


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.

Read our Annual Review

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.

Learn more about the Observatory

Two female science students in lab.

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

Building the Future: Strategic Planning

Learn about the Faculty of Science's strategic planning efforts for 2021-2026, and how the Faculty is 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

Read Dean's Message

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Program highlight

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

Kimberly Badal.

Alumni spotlight

Alumna and cancer researcher Kimberly Badal (BSc ’12) received a Bryden Alumni Award from York University in the One to Watch category.