Have you ever wanted to join a hackathon, but thought it was only for coders? Well, Hack the Plastics wants you! Hack the Plastics is a broad skilled hackathon that does not require a coding based final product and will happen from 28th Feb – 1st March, 2020 at the University of Waterloo. You will be tackling ways to fight single use plastic pollution using microbes and producing a technical solution, business plan, and pitch.
Learn more about Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op), a program that allows students to start their own business while earning a co-op credit.
Invited teams of Engineering students will be competing:
- for surprise Challenge Game theme when they arrive at E7-2317 (Conrad Hub)
- for half-hour to earn House (Engineering Departments) points
- for the Winter 2020 season (there are three games scheduled over lunch hour this Fall season)
Lunch will be provided to FANS and TEAMS! But you must pre-register to attend.
The Canadian Coastal Resilience Forum and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change are pleased to present our inaugural documentary screening of the film Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky. The film follows the research of an international body of scientists, the Anthropocene Working Group who, after nearly 10 years of research, are arguing that the Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century, because of profound and lasting human changes to the Earth.
The theme of the inaugural Canadian Design Workshop is Designing Engineering Design Education in Canada. Participation by attendees will be in the form of podium or poster sessions, grouped by theme. Two-page abstracts are due March 1, 2020.
Join us to learn more about the exciting research being conducted by masters students in the Chemical Engineering department.
If entrepreneurship is in your future, let us help you get there.
The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology and the University of Waterloo Office of Research Ethics are pleased to host an information session with Clinical Trials Ontario.
Come and watch research students from the Department of Chemical Engineering articulate the impact and breadth of their research in a three minute presentation, using only one static PowerPoint slide, during the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.