Pursue your passion

It's your time. When you join us as a graduate student, you'll be helping leading researchers make discoveries that change the world - and even make some of your own.

Academic excellence

34 research chairs

Our Faculty is home to 34 research chairs across disciplines.

Research funding and scholarships

$53M external annual research funding (2016-2017).

Major facilities

Our facilities, centres, and institutes allow hand-on research and learning opportunities.

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Explore and discover

Our hands-on fundamental research fuels innovation using basic principles of science to advance understanding of natural, human-made, and social systems. We make new discoveries and share them to benefit our local, national, and international communities. 

Learn about our strategic research themes

Encouraging and supporting entrepreneurial ideas

Image of Luis Welbanks, recipient of 2017 recipient of Gates Cambridge Scholarship, sitting at desk beside globe

My research group is willing to take risks and explore challenging and exotic ideas. We want to go where no one has wanted to go before.

Luis Welbanks Camarena, MSc'17 Astrophysics

2017 recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship