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University of Waterloo events

At Waterloo, we're proud to host a wide variety of events for the campus community and our larger community. Find out what's happening on campus, from free public lectures to workshops and information sessions.

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For support with your event, view our resources for event planners and contact community.relations@uwaterloo.ca.


 Eléa Thuiliera, a PhD student at the university of Galway (Ireland), will be presenting a guest lecture on February 29th. Eléa's research aims to design active games (exergames) to increase engagement while improving physical health, and fitting to a population at risk of fall and fracture. 

Join the UW Legal Studies Society on February 29th at 6:30 PM to hear from Marlee Liss. Marlee is a somatic educator, author, and sparkle-loving queer Jewish feminist, who made history in the justice system when her sexual assault case became the 1st in North America to conclude with restorative justice through the courts. She's an award-winning speaker, who has been featured in Forbes, Huff Post, Buzzfeed, and more. 

Friday, March 1, 2024 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Design Thinking for Climate Action: Innovation Skills Workshop

Join this Innovation Skills Workshop co-hosted by the Waterloo Climate Institute Climate Leaders’ program and GreenHouse Changemaker Labs to address climate change. In small groups, participants will explore the design thinking principles and will ideate solutions and recommendations for campus climate action!

Alison Wylie will discuss three examples of field-engaged philosophy of science that address the legacies of settler-colonialism in archaeology in Canada and ask what philosophy can contribute to decolonizing efforts. Alison Wylie holds a Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of the Social and Historical Sciences at the University of British Columbia where she is a Professor of Philosophy. She has a long-standing interest in philosophical questions raised by archaeology: How do we know what (we think) we know about the cultural past?

Monday, March 4, 2024 12:00 am - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Quantum for Environment Design Challenge (Application Deadline)

Transformative Quantum Technologies presents the Quantum for Environment Design Challenge (Q4Environment) to search for opportunities where quantum technology can impact the environment. This challenge is open to University of Waterloo undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.