Covid-19 Information about the Department: In following the recommendations from Ottawa Public Health, the Department of Biology is operating online and staff are working remotely. We are doing all we can to keep our community safe and to contribute to slowing the progression of COVID-19 in Ottawa and across the country.
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             Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Faculty and staff in the Department of Biology and Institute of Biochemistry are committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in our programs. We recognize and celebrate the diversity and lived experiences of our students. We aspire for our classrooms and research groups to be supportive and affirming spaces for all people regardless of their race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, culture, religion, and socioeconomic status. We are committed to listening and learning how to best support our diverse student population.

More information about EDI-related actions and initiatives within our department here.

Explore the Department

In Biology at Carleton, our faculty, students, and staff work on real-world topics such as human disease, sustainable energy, and conservation of the environment. Many challenges of the future, and the tools needed to meet them, will be increasingly understood in their biological contexts. Learning biology at Carleton University will provide you with the opportunity to deal with future global challenges and contribute to improving the world we all live in.