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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.

By the Numbers


174 faculty
101 staff


4,197 undergraduate
421 graduate


20 undergraduate
9 graduate


5 Departments
1 Division

Budget & Funding

$78.2 million - total annual budget
$20.6 million - total research funding revenue
$2.9 million - total fundraising amount

Research Facilities

4 Faculty-based or -led research facilities and equipment centres

Research Units

4 Organized Research Units

Research Chairs

23 Canada Research Chairs, York Research Chairs, and Endowed Chairs

*Numbers reflect calendar year 2022

Discover York Science

Rui Wang

Academic Leadership Team

Learn about the Faculty of Science Dean, and meet our Associate Deans.

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York Science News

Stay up-to-date on the latest from York Science, including stories about new research, teaching innovations, student achievements and more.

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York Science Events

Explore upcoming events happening across the York Science community.

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Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews highlight the biggest news stories and achievements from each year in the Faculty of Science.

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International Collaborations and Partnerships

Explore the ways York Science is forging institutional partnerships and collaborations, including joint programming, student exchange opportunities, new research collaborations and more!

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Strategic Planning

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.

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Dean's Special Advisory Board

The Dean’s Special Advisory Board is mandated to provide advice and feedback to the Faculty of Science, in order to drive its success.

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Dean's Round-up

The Dean’s Round-up is a monthly celebration of achievements by faculty members, students and staff in the Faculty of Science.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

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).

Learn about the UN SDGs