Events

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT

Northern Peatlands, Carbon Cycling and Climate Change

Dr. Nigel Roulet, Department of Geography, James McGill Professor of Biogeosciences, Director, Global Environmental and Climate Change Research Centre, McGill University

Everyone welcome! 

Friday, October 20, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

Please join us on Farvolden Day to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Robert N. Farvolden.

The day's celebrations are divided into 2 parts:

Morning/Early Afternoon Activities

9:30-10:00: Registration and Coffee (DC 1301)
10:00-11:00: Three Minute Thesis presentations (DC 1304)
11:00- 12:00: Networking with Sponsors (DC 1301)
11:30 -1:00: Light lunch (DC 1301)
1:00- 2:00: Tour of Rock Garden and Museum (participants meet at the Rock Garden)

Friday, October 20, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT
Earth Sciences Museum, University of Waterloo. 50 Years of Science Education.

The Earth Sciences Museum is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and as part of its celebration will be providing a public tour of the Rock Garden and Museum. 

Follow along with Curator Emeritus, Peter Russell and Curator, Corina McDonald as they tell ‘behind the scenes’ stories of the Earth Sciences Museum and Peter Russell Rock Garden.

Friday, October 20, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT

Groundwater, Bubbles, and Energy

Dr. Cathryn Ryan, Professor, Geoscience and BSc Environmental Science Program, University of Calgary

Please join us afterwards for a reception in the first floor foyer of EIT.

Monday, October 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

The Role of Nitrate in Controlling Iron Release From Sediment During Anoxia in Dimictic Fresh Water Lakes and the Effect on Cyanobacteria Dominance

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Gairdner Foundation.

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."

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM EDT

Assessing Microbial Variability and Biodegradation Capabilities of Rock Matricies

Friday, October 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House!

Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

Hang out with us at the Science Open House!

Join us on October 28th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids. From 10am to 4pm on Saturday we'll fill the Science Teaching Complex (STC) and EIT with opportunities for kids to explore science!

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