About the Core Science Facility

AerialThe Core Science Facility, scheduled for completion in 2021, will provide modern research and laboratory teaching spaces primarily for the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The total gross floor area is 480,000 square feet; covering research labs, teaching labs and other teaching and support spaces, including faculty and student collaboration space. Shell space (enclosed but not finished) is also available for research partnerships with private industry.

InsideThe research and teaching space will be occupied primarily by the Departments of Biochemistry, Biology and Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and labs from the Core Research Equipment and Instrument Training (CREAIT) Network. The building will also contain Technical Services’ Cryogenics Facility, the Faculty of Science’s Central Stores Facility and an Aquatics Facility that is part of Memorial University’s Animal Care Facilities.

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) has been announced to occupy part of the Core Science Facility shell space. Learn more about the OFI here.


Core Science Facility

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000