Science and Environmental Studies

Our Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies (SES) has ten departments: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geography and the Environment, Geology, Mathematical Sciences, Sustainability Sciences and Physics. We have a variety of programs that cross departmental boundaries that include; Applied Bio-Molecular Science, Environmental Studies, Water Resource Sciences, and Environmental Science.

Interested in Science and Environmental Studies?

Our Faculty members teach both Undergraduate and Graduate students and there are many opportunities to work with them in their labs on research projects in various areas such as Condensed Matter, Physics, Behavioural Ecology, Geochemistry, Quantum-Chemical Exploration, Taphonomy of Residues and Trace Remains, DNA Forensics, Paleoecology, and many other exciting areas of Science.

What is The Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies

The Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies provides students with flexibility. For example, our Bachelor of Science (General Program) allows students to choose from a wide variety of courses. The Faculty also provides preparation for professional accreditation in Geology and Chemistry Programs. Our HBSc programs provide students with a strong foundation for entering careers in Research, Education, Medicine, Law and other professions.



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Lakehead University professor named as an SES Faculty-Based Research Chair

Lakehead University’s Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Amanda Diochon, Associate Professor in the... full story

Professor will explore the mysteries – and mathematics – of the viral universe during Lakehead’s R and I Week

On Monday, March 7 at 7 pm, Dr. Reidun Twarock, a professor of mathematical virology at the University of York in the UK, will present “Viral Disease... full story

Lakehead University announces Dr. Vijay Mago as the first SES Faculty-Based Research Chair

Dr. Vijay Mago, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named as the inaugural SES Faculty-Based Research Chair for his... full story

Soon-to-be Lakehead University graduate receiving this year’s Robert Poulin Award for her work with young people

Nicole Costanzo is the recipient of this year’s Robert Poulin Award, presented to a full-time Lakehead University student for their outstanding... full story