Department of Biology
200 University Ave. W
Canada N2L 3G1
Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 32569
Fax: (519) 746-0614
Exploration of the Earth's deep hydrosphere and subsurface microbial life
Barbara Sherwood Lollar, University Professor in Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto
The enigmatic ecology of ammonia oxidation within engineered water treatment system environments
Prof. Josh Neufeld, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo
Did the Eye Evolve Once or Multiple times? Evidence From the Effects of Visual Experience in Vertebrates and Non-Vertebrates
Dr. Jacob Sivak, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo
Please join us for a Faculty of Science HeForShe panel discussion on Negotiation.
Regardless of what position you have applied for, chances are you will enter some form of negotiation if you are successful. But how can you effectively negotiate for equitable pay, benefits, and other position-specific items?
The dominant idea of manhood affects us all. More and more men are beginning to stand up and speak out about their desire to redefine what it means to be a man today.
This three hour workshop, hosted by the Faculty of Science and HeForShe, will provide men with the tools to become better versions of themselves through interactive exercises and discussion.
Please sign up for this workshop if you are interested in joining the growing number of men working to make UWaterloo a safer campus for everyone.
Dr. Jay Biernaskie, BBSRC Future Leader Fellow, University of Oxford, U.K.
The Faculty of Science HeForShe working group and the Department of Biology invite you to attend a special guest lecture:
What works to support greater equality, diversity and inclusivity in STEM and beyond?
Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Swansea University and Vice President of the prestigious Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)
From the Exxon Valdez oil spill to the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill: A story of economic damages from major environmental contamination events
Kevin Boyle, professor of agricultural and applied economics and director of the Program in Real Estate at Virginia Institute of Technology
Dr. Dale Martin, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Shriners Hospital Pediatric Research Center. Temple University
Dr. Rino Rappuoli is the Chief Scientist and Head External R&D at GSK Vaccines, Siena, Italy. He was awarded a 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award "For pioneering the genomic approach, known as reverse vaccinology, used to develop a vaccine against meningococcus B which has saved many lives worldwide."
The importance of ecosystem-based ecotoxicology for advancing environmental policy, with special reference to Canadian Oil Sands development
Diane Orihel, National Scholar in Aquatic Ecotoxicology and assistant professor in Biology and Environmental Studies at Queen’s University, and
Alana Greaves, Environmental toxicologist and a postdoctoral researcher with Queen’s University
Dr. Kathryn Harris, Research Associate, Department of Biology, University of Toronto, Mississauga
Dr. Francesca Di Cara, Research Associate, Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta
Operation Wallacea is coming back to University of Waterloo for a follow-up meeting about research opportunities for summer 2018.
Join us on Wednesday, October 4th in QNC1501 any time between 10:30am-12:30pm.
Dr. Gregory Fairn, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital
ExVivo Labs is developing innovative tools to make allergy testing safe, simple and certain. Please join us to learn more about medical devices, research and development in a start-up, and how we got started on this crazy journey. You might even find your next career opportunity with us!
Food and beverages will be provided.
Interested in pursuing a Master's or PhD after graduation? Want to learn more about what graduate studies is really like?
Attend the Faculty of Science Graduate Open House! Come chat with professors and current grad students to find out more about our programs, the benefits of furthering your studies, and unique research opportunities.
High-throughput assessment of oxidative respiration in fish embryos: Towards adverse outcome pathways for mitochondrial dysfunction
Dr. Chris Martyniuk, Associate Professor at the Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology & Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Florida
Using RNAi in signalling studies and drug target discovery
Dr. Okey Igboeli, Lecturer for the Science and Business Program, University of Waterloo
Emerging Outcomes From a Cross-Disciplinary Doctoral Programme on Water Resource Systems
Günter Blöschl, director of the Centre for Water Resource Systems at the Vienna University of Technology, and chair of the Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resource Systems
Learn how you can add international experience to your education and what opportunities you have on and off campus.
This fair is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are considering going abroad, or have already applied and want more information.
Visit the Student Life Centre (SLC) in the Great Hall on Friday, September 15th, to:
Innovation, Incentives and Infrastructure in the Blue Economy
Prof. Quentin Grafton, a professor of economics, UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance and director of the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy (CWEEP) at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University
Data instead of concrete? Exploring the potential of digitalization in urban drainage
Prof. Max Maurer, head of the Urban Water Management Department at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (Eawag)
Calling all graduate student photographers. The Faculty of Science is holding its first Science Graduate Student Photo Contest! From field-work to social activities, we want your photo to describe what life is like in Waterloo Science. Submissions will be used to help promote grad studies and the different elements of student experience across the Faculty and will be displayed in public materials, such as our website and brochures. Please review the below details before entering.
This event will provide information on UW policies specific to various special leaves (e.g., maternity, parental, family caregiver or medical leaves), that are available to faculty, staff and graduate students as well as the processes involved.