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 Concept 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.


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  1. June 18, 2021Science recognizes Special Award Winners at spring convocation

    Congratulations to Max Chemtov and Victoria Grace Wilkes for being recognized with special awards this year during convocation!

  2. June 17, 2021Graduating PhD students epitomize resilience and excellence
    Andrew Wiebe.

    Andrew Wiebe has been calling the University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Science home ever since the first year of his bachelor’s degree.

  3. June 16, 2021Meet your 2021 science valedictorian: Chinonso Ekeanyanwu
    Chinonso Ekeanyanwu.

    Science, anti-racism and law: Chinonso Ekeanyanwu (BSc ‘21) recognizes that her undergraduate journey was a little untraditional. As valedictorian, she hopes to demonstrate to her peers how they can be successful by staying curious and persistent.

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  1. June 19, 20212021 Faculty of Science Virtual Spring Convocation
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    The University of Waterloo is proud to honour the many accomplishments of our 2021 graduates and will mark this milestone with live online convocation ceremonies.

    Graduands, family, friends and the University community are invited to attend by registering for the Faculty of Science convocation ceremony on June 19th at 4PM.

  2. June 24, 2021WatSolve C-Suite Fireside Chat with Conor Mlacak
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    WatSolve has invited Conor Mlacak, VP of Technology at Loblaw Companies Limited, to answer questions about his career journey, work-life balance, mentorship, and consulting from the perspective of a C-Level Executive.

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