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Interdisciplinary Science


The School of Interdisciplinary Science brings together three unique, interdisciplinary programs: Honours Integrated Science (iSci), Honours Life Sciences, and Medical Radiation Sciences.

At the School, we focus on fostering exploration and discovery while emphasizing experiential, collaborative and student-centred learning.

We welcome faculty members and staff from different disciplines and backgrounds, creating a unique, supportive learning environment. The School strives to be a national and international centre for interdisciplinary science education, and an incubator for ways to enhance student learning and help students reach their full potential.


Biology students develop a range of skills that are easily transferred to a wide range of careers.

Graduates have pursued careers in the following areas:

  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environment and Health
  • Geochemistry
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Hydrology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Petroleum Exploration
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Planning

Areas of Research

Level 2 Programs

Familiarize yourself with some of the Level 2 Programs offered by the School of Interdisciplinary Science.


Honours Life Sciences

Sensory Motor Systems Specialization


Honours Life Sciences

Origins of Disease Specialization


Virtually Tour the following state-of-the-art labs and facilities of the School of Interdisciplinary Science.


Medical Radiation Science Lab

Institute for Applied Heath Sciences Building


Integrated Science Lab

General Science Building


Living Systems Lab

A.N. Bourns Science Building

Virtual 360 Video