Chris Houser

Ceremony marks milestone in science building construction

Dean of science Chris Houser leads a line of University faculty, students, and officialsDean of science Chris Houser (left) leads a line of University faculty, students, and officials to autograph the final steel beam before it was added to the top of the science research and innovation building under construction west of Essex Hall.

A “topping off” ceremony Wednesday marked a key milestone in the construction of the new science research and innovation building.

Science sees significant rise in NSERC funding

narwhalResearcher Harri Pettitt-Wade photographed narwhal during a field study in Tremblay Sound near the north end of Baffin Island, Nunavut.

The Faculty of Science has seen its funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada rise more than 25 per cent this year.