At the Faculty of Science, our faculty members are actively engaged in research across all of our departments with an emphasis on collaborative and interdisciplinary work. Within the faculty and in cooperation with the Office of Research Services, we have several interdisciplinary research centres and research chairs. Currently, our Canada Research Chairs are:
We are committed to involving undergraduate students in research and also have extensive graduate student involvement in research through our research-based graduate programs.
Visit our departmental webpages (aimed at current students) to find out more about our research:
The Faculty of Science is headquartered in the Waterloo campus's Science Building, which boasts state-of-the-art labs, equipment, and software. The adjacent Science Research Centre is where much of the faculty's cutting-edge research is done.
A significant portion of the faculty's research is also carried out at the Northdale Campus on Hickory St. W., Waterloo, and the Centre for Cold Regions and Water Science (CCRWS), a collaborative research facility that houses a variety of state-of-the-art analytical equipment.
Before working in a lab, be sure to follow lab safety instructions, including undergoing the proper training.
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