Friday, November 30, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
biology seminar event poster

This Friday, Dr. Marcel Pinheiro will give a talk entitled: "Write, review, revise: A model for getting our students writing".

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Four co-ed students working and talking over open binders, books and laptops.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. Science Peer Success Coaches create and facilitate fun and engaging activities to help students review challenging course content from BIOL 130.

Monday, November 26, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Four co-ed students working and talking over open binders, books and laptops.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. Science Peer Success Coaches create and facilitate fun and engaging activities to help students review challenging course content from BIOL 130.

Friday, November 23, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Angela Scott, McMaster University. 

Thursday, November 22, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Female giving presentation to group of students sitting in the audience.

Thinking of applying to graduate school this year or next? Attend our information session for tips and tricks on how to ace your grad applications. Prof. Shawn Wettig, the Faculty of Science Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, will give the talk.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
TD Walter Bean Lecture in Environment

On the State of Freshwater Fish and Fisheries: Finding a Future for the Forgotten

Freshwater fish provide diverse ecosystem services. Yet, freshwater fish and fisheries are not often a national or regional governance priority and as a result, freshwater fisheries are undervalued and largely overlooked. Due to lack of reliable data, freshwater fisheries have never been part of any high profile global fisheries assessment and are notably absent from the Sustainable Development Goals.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Men's circle workshop event poster

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Four co-ed students working and talking over open binders, books and laptops.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. Science Peer Success Coaches create and facilitate fun and engaging activities to help students review challenging course content from BIOL 130.

Monday, November 19, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Four co-ed students working and talking over open binders, books and laptops.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. Science Peer Success Coaches create and facilitate fun and engaging activities to help students review challenging course content from BIOL 130.

Friday, November 16, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Jim Staples, Western University. 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT
BGSA pumpkin carving poster

It's that time of year again when pumpkins let out their alter ego.

Create a team and sign up for the Biology Graduate Student Association's annual pumpkin carving contest.

If you're not participating, feel free to stop in to see the action and cheer on your favourite carving.

Pumpkins will be provided.

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
GRADflix poster

Register now for the GRADflix training session!

The training session will cover best practices, scripting, technology tools, software options, other resources and communicating for a non-specialist audience. Facilitators assume you have no prior knowledge about creating videos.

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

The Future of Water: Innovation, Resource Recovery, and the Blue Economy

Mark van Loosdrecht, 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate, Professor, Biotechnology, TU Delft, The Netherlands

*Note: this lecture is part of the Water Institute's Water Research Conference.

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM EDT
Water Institute Research Conference 2018: Breaking Boundaries in Water Research

Join the Water Institute on Wednesday, September 24 for a full day of interdisciplinary dialogue around water research at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

Biological redox transformation of insoluble Fe-bearing minerals in soil and sedimentary environments

Dr. Eric RodenProfessor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Monday, June 18, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

Modelling River Basins as Coupled Human and Natural Systems

Ximing Cai, Lovell Endowed Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sunday, June 17, 2018 (all day) to Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (all day)
1st annual Water Security Conference, Toronto, June 17-20, 2018.

Water Security is emerging as a primary sustainability challenge across the globe in the 21st century. It is a determinant for security in various societal and environmental aspects including food, energy, economy, environment and public health, and thus has a complex,  political momentum that goes far beyond the traditional water sector. 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Decoding the secrets of carbon preservation in peatlands along a boreal to tropical gradient from Minnesota to Peru

Curtis Richardson, Professor of Resource Ecology and Director of the Duke University Wetland Center

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

Please join the Department of Biology and Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research (WCMR) for a seminar by Prof. Jo Handelsman on "Microbiomes: from the White House to the lab".

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Please join the Biology Department in celebrating Professor Ralph Smith's retirement after 31 years in academia.

Light refreshments served. All welcome.

Please RSVP with Margaret Berton (mberton@uwaterloo.ca).

Thursday, April 26, 2018 (all day)

Come check out Biology's annual Graduate Symposium! 

Biology Graduate Symposium – Thursday April 26, 2018

9:00 

Opening & Welcome: Dr. Mungo Marsden & Mitchell Kay

9:15 

Session 1 - DC 1302 - Chair: Heather Ikert 

Friday, April 13, 2018 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Dr. Drew Wooley, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto

Friday, April 6, 2018 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Dr. Dawn Bowdish, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Want to launch a clean tech startup?

Join us on April 3, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in RCH 306 for food, drinks and information about AquaHacking 2018. Meet last year's winners, learn about the competition and this year's format, and meet like-minded individuals. 

Friday, March 23, 2018 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Dr. Carol Bucking, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience, Department of Biology, York University

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