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Curiosity sparks discovery at the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is rising to meet the challenges of a changing world - a world that is looking to science to answer tough questions about our future, whether they're about digital economies, personalized health, energy in transition, or preserving biological diversity. 

Our students, researchers, and instructors are exploring big questions and are prepared to make change in a globalized economy. They are talented scientists, knowledge creators, thought leaders, and creative problem solvers who have the skills to search for answers and pursue new ideas today and into the future.

We are uniquely positioned to help Calgary's economy pivot through innovation-based science, and by building a strong ecosystem that weaves together academic, industry, and other partners.

Science is the foundation of sustainability, diversity, and economic prosperity; it's where discovery ignites innovation. As technological advances disrupt our core industries, we will leverage our passion for science to adapt to, and lead, this change.

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Why the Faculty of Science may be right for you

UCalgary is on a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our communities. We're relying on our world-class instructors and researchers to help us reach those goals. If you're looking for an opportunity to inspire and guide students to reach their full academic potential, and to lead bold, ground-breaking research, this is the university for you.

Join an exceptional group of colleagues at a university where innovation and excellence are part of the curriculum. We’re committed to attracting the most talented, skilled faculty members, and providing them with the environment to succeed. It’s an energetic, supportive place to grow and develop your career.

Vision: Catalyze Canada's transformation to a vibrant and sustainable future

Mission: We work together to advance research, scholarship, and innovation, create authentic learning experiences, and inspire careers of the future. we do this work to generate curiosity-driven discovery and to contrubute to solutions to societal grand challenges.

Values: Our core values weave into what we do and how we do it! They guide our initiatives for students, research, community, and how we work together.


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Learn more

Want to learn more about what's happening in the Faculty of Science? Check out these resources:

Departments in the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science comprises more than 5,000 students and 250 faculty members spanning several departments and multidisciplinary programs. Find key links for each of the six department below, including available opportunities.

Biological Sciences


Computer Science


Mathematics and Statistics

Physics and Astronomy

Programs and Institutes in the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is home to multidisciplinary programs, professional graduate programs, and world-class research institutes that provide our community, students, staff, and educators with opportunities to excel and create real impact on their own careers, and the world around them.

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