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

Dr. Yiyu Yao, professor of Computer Science, is attracting growing attention from researchers worldwide.

Professor ranked among most cited researchers

The Faculty of Science congratulates Dr. Yiyu Yao on his accomplishment. Full story here. 

Drilling deep for samples in Northern Saskatchewan. Student Mohamed Anas (l) with Steve Wilkie from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment.

Oil sands effects studied at Saskatchewan’s boreal lakes

Biology student Mohamed Anas is drilling deep for samples in Northern Saskatchewan. Full story here.

Geology Student Impresses Audience of Peers

Sienna Johnson, Geology,  won for Best Undergraduate Technical Talk at the 2016 Western Inter-University Geosciences Conference in Saskatoon, January 9.Full story here

Dr. Mark Vanderwel (r) working in the field with U of R student Matt Schultz.

 Extensive Tree Study Findings Published in Nature

University of Regina professor Dr. Mark Vanderwel is part of a research team that has produced the most extensive study on tree competition to date.The study’s results have recently been published in the influential journal Nature. Full story here.