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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. Our students learn from leading scientists and benefit from a contemporary curriculum and hands-on opportunities, enabling their transition to impactful careers. Our researchers collaborate and engage globally and here at home, enhancing our academic excellence, diversity, and our capacity to build a better future for everyone. Our dedicated, service-oriented staff allow our Faculty community to flourish.

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Undergraduate studies

We offer an extensive and flexible range of programs spanning the chemical and physical sciences, life sciences, mathematics, and environmental sciences. 

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Graduate studies

Interdisciplinary research and dynamic academic engagement are at the core of our approach to graduate studies.  

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The Faculty is comprised of five departments: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy, and Science, Technology & Society.

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We are home to more than 150 researchers focusing on areas spanning nanotechnology to ecosystems to astrophysics.

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