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

Shelby Bohn has created a one-minute video on her research into bats for a national competition put on by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Bat research launches student into national video competition

Shelby Bohn has created a one-minute video on her research into bats for a national competition put on by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Full story here.

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New Physics Equipment Unveiled 

Today, researchers unveiled the PhytoPET, a new real-time imaging detector used to study plants under different conditions. It works like a computerized tomography (CT) scan, allowing researchers to delve deeper into how plants respond to a number of environmental stresses, from drought to infections, to insect infestations. More information here

Biology professor Kerri Finlay

Biologist Awarded $255,030 

Congratulations to Dr. Kerri Finlay, Department of Biology, for her award of $255,030 from the Saskatchewan Agriculture Development fund for a 3-year study of the role of dugouts in greenhouse gas capture. Her initial research has suggested that the dugouts pull in CO2 from the atmosphere. Full article here