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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May
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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

Jun
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Superior Science camps returning this summer

Superior Science is pleased to announce that it will hold summer camps at Lakehead University throughout July and August, starting July 6.

May
5
School Days: What happens when your homeroom is in your living room?

Gino Russo (BSc’00/BEd’01) faced a huge challenge when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down Northwestern Ontario. The information technology consultant... full story

Apr
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Lakehead University and NOSM collect PPE for frontline healthcare workers in Thunder Bay, throughout Northern Ontario, and Orillia

Representatives from Lakehead University and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) have collected hundreds of boxes of personal protective... full story