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

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.

Carleton Supports New Astrophysics Research Centre

Queen’s University has announced that it will partner with Carleton University and six other Canadian universities and five organizations to create the Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre (CPARC) supported by an investment of $63.7 million from the Government of Canada’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). The new centre aims to attract top talent and build on Canada’s position as a leader in the field. Carleton will create two new faculty positions and support related graduate work and research infrastructure using its share of CPARC funding.

Lenore Fahrig elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

The Faculty of Science congratulates Department of Biology professor Lenore Fahrig, who was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, as announced by the Royal Society in a statement released on September 7. Fahrig was elected along with 88 new fellows, including Carleton University's Donald Beecher, of the Department of English Language and Literature.