Events - 2020

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM GMT
Chemistry department at recruitment event.

Thinking of applying to graduate school in Science 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. After his presentation you will have the opportunity to ask him questions and then breakoff into rooms with our department admission coordinators to ask more specific questions.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — 3:00 PM EDT to Wednesday, November 18, 2020 — 3:00 PM EST

The Guelph Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC2) is pleased to announced the Fall 2020 Wednesday Afternoon Research Seminars

3:00 p.m. via Microsoft Teams
Please contact gwc@uoguelph.ca with your Teams ID/email address to attend the seminars. 
All are welcome to attend!

Student award recognitions:

Waterloo students after the October 7, 2020 seminar
Guelph students after the October 21, 2020 seminar

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — 3:00 PM EDT
Aicheng Chen

Design and Electrochemical Study of Nanomaterials for Green Chemistry and Sensing Applications

GWCWednesday Afternoon Seminar Series

Aicheng Chen
Professor & Canada Research Chair
Department of Chemistry
University of Guelph

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 — 10:00 AM GMT
2nd Hypervalent Iodine Virtual Symposium

Join us online for two 30 minute presentations by keynote speakers.

Enabling sustainable hypervalent iodine catalysis

Prof. David Powers
Texas A&M University

Iodine(III)-mediated halogenation and photoinduced aerobic iodoarene catalysis

Dr. Kevin Cariou
PSL University


Wednesday, August 12, 2020
10:00 a.m. EDT

Thursday, July 30, 2020 — 2:30 PM EDT

"Strategies for the Fabrication of Advanced Protein-Based Supramolecular Networks"

Supervisor:  J. Honek
Location:     Microsoft Teams

Thursday, July 30, 2020 — 10:30 AM EDT

"A Flexible Non-Enzymatic Lactate Sensor with Long Shelf Life to Detect Anastomotic Leaks Post Surgery"

Supervisor:  V. Maheshwari
Location:     Microsoft Teams 

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 — 2:30 PM EDT

"Efficient transformation of integrals in Cluster in Molecules approach"

Supervisor:  M. Nooijen
Location:     Microsoft Teams

Saturday, July 25, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM GMT

Calling all Waterloo alumni! Do you have cabin fever? Are you running out of activities for your kids? Are you ready to celebrate the summer season?

Thursday, July 16, 2020 — 2:30 PM EDT

Probing the Long-Range Chain Dynamics of Polymers in Polar Solvents by Pyrene Excimer Fluorescence

Supervisor:  J. Duhamel
Location:     Microsoft Teams

Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 2:30 PM EDT

"Structural Studies of Hoescht Derivative Binding Aptamers"

Supervisor:  T. Dieckmann
Location:     Microsoft Teams

Friday, June 26, 2020 — 2:00 PM EDT

"Impact of Reducing thermal conductivity via heterostructures in thin films"

Supervisor:  Holger Kleinke
Location:     Remote attendance

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 — 2:00 PM EDT

"Employing differential mobility spectrometry for the characterization of isomers"

Supervisor:  E. Meiering
Location:     Teams meeting 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 (all day)

Learning through Assessment

Join us on April 29, 2020 for the 12th annual Teaching and Learning Conference. Learn with instructors as they share their research, teaching strategies, and much more in interactive workshops, panel discussions, and presentations. 

The annual University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference is organized by the Centre for Teaching Excellence.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM GMT

Back by popular demand! 

Our professors had such a great time in Toronto last year,  they insisted on a second round!

One again we're bringing a little bit of the Faculty of Science to Toronto for some casual academic conversations.  Pull up a chair, have a drink and a few munchies on us, and engage in some spirited discussions with various science faculty members. 

Thursday, March 12, 2020 — 2:45 PM EDT

"Development of Functional Cluster Model for the FeMo Cofactor in Nitrogenase"

Supervisor:  S. Lee
Location:     C2-278

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM GMT

Health Innovation Series – Waterloo Edition

Genetics

You’re invited to discover amazing innovations in the exciting fields of genetics, gene sequencing, epigenics and aging. Learn how the University of Waterloo and its alumni improve our lives at the final event in our Health Innovations series.

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 3:00 PM GMT

Robert Lemieux, Dean of the Faculty of Science, cordially invites all faculty, staff, alumni and friends to attend our annual Science Alumni Achievement Awards Reception.

This year features two winners from the Department of Chemistry:

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 11:30 AM GMT

Grafting of Polymers to Starch by Various Techniques

Joanne Fernandez
PhD Student, Department of Chemistry
University of Waterloo

Friday, March 6, 2019
11:30 a.m.
E6-4022

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM GMT
Fionna Brinkman

Alumnus Fiona Brinkman, PhD FRSC, (BSc Biochemistry '90) is being awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award by the Faculty of Science. Dr.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST

"Defining the Structure of Inclusion Bodies Using Quenched Hydrogen-Deuterium Amide Exchange"

Supervisor: E. Meiering
Location:    C2-361

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 — 2:30 PM EST

Structure and Mechanism of HECT E3 Ubiquitin Ligases

Don Spratt 
Assistant Professor
Carlson School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Clark University
Worcester, Massachusetts

Wednesday, March 4, 2019
2:30 p.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM GMT
3 Minute Thesis

Interested in research? Want to learn more about what our Science grad students are working on? Thinking of competing in the 3 Minute Thesis next year?

Join us to see how the participants use one slide and three minutes to present their research to a public audience.

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 11:30 AM GMT

Thermoresponsive Polymers: Synthesis and Properties

Natun Dasgupta
PhD Student, Department of Chemistry
University of Waterloo

Friday, February 28, 2019
11:30 a.m.
E6-4022

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 3:00 PM EST

"Stabilization of lithium metal anode for all solid state batteries via rationally designed interlines"

Supervisor: L.F. Nazar
Location:    C2-278

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 3:00 PM EST

"Combining synthesis and structure-property analysis to improve photoelectrocatalytic behaviour"

Supervisor:  R. Smith
Location:     C2-361

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