Welcome to the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science represents one of the strongest academic areas at the University of Regina. It attracts more than half of all the tri-council research funding and holds four Canada Research Chairs. With the need for scientific and technical skills in the 21st century, students will find that the strengths of the Faculty make it an attractive one in which to further their education.

We offer undergraduate and graduate programs through six departments. To find out more about each department, please select a departmental website listed in the left navigation.

Science News

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Science Rendezvous 2015 on May 9th!

Come down to the University of Regina on May 9th from 11 AM -3 PM for a day of fun in Science! Experience the magic chemistry show, live bats, and other events! See the flames of our new Ruben's Tube, or take part in building interactive gadgets! There is something for everyone at this free family event! Free parking in lots: 8,9,10, and 15. See our event map here.
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Science Congratulates it's 2015 NSERC  Recipients

Garth Huber, Physics. ($75,000)
Zisis Papandreou Co-Applicant: George Lolos, Physics. ($135,000)
Andrew Cameron Co-Applicants: Chris Yost, Richard Manzon, John Stavrinides, Josef Buttigieg, Biology. Tanya Dahms, Chemistry & Biochemistry. ($49,046)
Dae-Yeon Suh Co-Applicant: Tanya Dahms, Chemistry & Biochemistry. ($21,948)
Ryan McKellar, Biology. ($100,000)
John Stavrinides, Biology. ($170,000)
Mark Vanderwel, Biology. ($125,000)
Scott Wilson, Biology. ($130,000)
Brian Sterenberg, Chemistry & Biochemistry. ($100,000)
Hairuo Qing, Geology. ($110,000)
Martin Argerami, Mathematics & Statistics. ($55,000)
Chun-Hua Guo, Mathematics & Statistics. ($85,000)

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Biology Professor Recipient of NSERC Strategic Project Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Yost, Department of Biology, for his successful grant proposal titled “Measuring and mitigating the release of mobile antibiotic resistance genes from wastewater treatment plants in Canada”. The $584,975 grant will run for 3 years. For more on this story please visit here

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Global warming means prairie lakes absorb carbon dioxide

Researchers at the University of Regina have found that lakes in southern Saskatchewan are absorbing more carbon dioxide as a result of global warming – which is contrary to previous research that suggested global warming is increasing CO2 emissions from lakes. Full article here.