Science at Canada's Leading Innovative University

As an integral part of Canada’s most innovative university, the Faculty of Science is a global leader and a preferred destination for those seeking to engage in world-class basic and applied research.

We take this valuable research strength and translate into hands-on education and co-op experiences that prepare Science students for rewarding careers. Student-directed programs such as Velocity Science give entrepreneurial students the opportunity to turn their ideas into businesses while the iGEM team compete at international synthetic biology competitions. Our award-winning Science Outreach events are designed to inspire the next generation of scientists.

From understanding the universe, to protecting our water resources to improving the health of Canadians to educating the next generation, Waterloo Science is shaping the future through discovery.

  1. Mar. 14, 2018The connection between Huntington disease and dietiStock illustration of a brain with neurons.

    Biology congratulates its newest faculty member, Dale Martin, on his latest paper. Dale Martin, a former postdoctoral fellow at the UBC Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, now at the Center for Neural Repair and Rehabilitation at Temple University, will be joining Waterloo’s Department of Biology on July 1st as the department’s newest faculty member in the fields of cell and molecular biology.

  2. Mar. 13, 2018Vision Science entrepreneur impresses Dragons' Den with postal packaging technology Chau Phan pitches to Dragon's den

    What can shippers and couriers save by shaving off a minute from every package they prepare for shipment?

    Billions according to Chau Phan, a former Vision Science PhD student from the School of Optometry and Vision Science at the University of Waterloo. Well worth the price of a single, easy to install Tricolops DIM-100 parcel dimensioner.

  3. Mar. 13, 2018Pharmacist Awareness Month: Think InnovatorsTwo people using Pharmacy5in5 on a laptop and tablet. Think Pharmacists. Think Innovators. #PAM2018

    March is Pharmacy Awareness Month and the School of Pharmacy is encouraging others to think about the many roles pharmacists play, including the role of innovative educator.

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  1. Mar. 26, 2018Grad Reception - Class of 2018Faculty of Science 2018 Graduation Reception

    Students of the Science graduating class of 2018 are invited to join special Alumni guest Brandon Wong (BSc Science and Business Co-op , 2011); Science professors and staff; and Associate Deans, as they offer congratulations, celebrate your achievements, and share inspiring words of advice as you prepare to convocate. 

  2. Apr. 3, 2018AquaHacking 2018 information night and kick-off mixerWant to launch a clean tech startup?

    Join us on April 3, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in RCH 306 for food, drinks and information about AquaHacking 2018. Meet last year's winners, learn about the competition and this year's format, and meet like-minded individuals. 

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