Faculty of Science

Welcome to the Faculty of Science

We are a thriving community of scholars, researchers and teachers with a passion for learning and exchanging ideas.

Our mission is to create, disseminate, and apply scientific knowledge. We innovate and excel in teaching and research, so as to advance the goals of the University  and the development of society.



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.

Food Science grads find success after Carleton

Carleton’s Food Science and Nutrition Program can take graduates in many career directions within the food industry, if the inaugural class of 2012 is any indication.

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.