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.
By the Numbers
Budget & Funding
$78.2 million - total annual budget
$20.6 million - total research funding revenue
$2.9 million - total fundraising amount
4 Faculty-based or -led research facilities and equipment centres
4 Organized Research Units
23 Canada Research Chairs, York Research Chairs, and Endowed Chairs
*Numbers reflect calendar year 2022
Discover York Science
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Explore the ways York Science is forging institutional partnerships and collaborations, including joint programming, student exchange opportunities, new research collaborations and more!
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.
The Dean’s Special Advisory Board is mandated to provide advice and feedback to the Faculty of Science, in order to drive its success.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
The Faculty of Science rises to the York University-wide challenge to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).