Collaboration and Innovation

The Faculty of Science at Carleton University is an important centre of research in the natural sciences, computer science, mathematics and statistics. With strong external funding, award-winning faculty, and collaborative and engaged centres of research, discovery and innovation thrives across the Faculty.


Research News

Mark Boulay receives over $3 million from CFI for DEAP research

Carleton University’s Mark Boulay, physics professor and Canada Research Chair in Particle Astrophysics and Subatomic Physics, has received $3,350,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support the study of neutrinos and dark matter at SNOLAB in Sudbury, Ont.

Maria DeRosa's DNA Research: Finding the Needle in the Haystack

Maria DeRosa is looking for a needle in a haystack—actually several different needles in a variety of haystacks. Created in her lab, these haystacks are piles of DNA sequences she synthesized in the hopes that one of them would be the aptamer she had in mind.

Nearly $50 million awarded to fund research and retrofit at Carleton

Carleton has taken a major step toward its goal of making the campus and country more sustainable thanks to a multimillion-dollar investment from the federal and Ontario governments that will address environmental challenges immediately by reducing the university’s carbon footprint and for generations to come through education and research.