Events - 2014

Saturday, October 25, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Science Open House poster

Mark your calendars – It's the 20th Anniversary of our ever-popular Science Open House! Join us on October 25th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids.

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 7:30 PM EDT

Grebel's very own professor, Dr. Derek Suderman will be presenting this year's Eby Lecture in Conrad Grebel's chapel. 

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EDT

Quantitative Biology seminar: Jane Heffernan, Centre for Disease Modelling, York University. The effects of pre-existing immunity.

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 12:30 PM EDT

As a precursor to their KW Chamber Music Society concert, we are delighted that the world renowned Attacca Quartet will present a free concert at Grebel featuring one of Haydn's string quartets.  

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Join us for lunch as we celebrate the start of the Successful Aging Speaker Series. We will introduce the current aging initiatives happening at Applied Health Sciences, Psychology, and other faculties on campus. Lunch will be provided by Mambella's.

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Electrical

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Groundwater Research Symposium starts at 9:30 in DC 1302 featuring Philippe Van Cappellen and Paul Martin.

Farvolden Lecture is at 2:00 p.m. in the Humanities Theatre in HH.

This year's lecturer Dr. Peter Fritz will speak on "Hydrogeology, a Changing Science?". This lecture is free to the public.

Contact Lorraine Albrecht for details.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ENG - Computer, ENG - Software, MATH - Computer Science

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Reading of A Poisoned Past, followed by Q & A. 

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014, Professor Henry S. White, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Dean of College of Science of the University of Utah, United States, will deliver a WIN Distinguished Lecture on "Single-Molecule DNA Enzymatic Analysis Using a Protein Nanopore".

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT
Dr, Elizabeth Bloomfield

Author of my own story: Recognizing the words and choices of people without voices

The human rights of people with disabilities have been recognized in principle only very recently--lagging behind the rights of other minorities. Among all their rights, those to express themselves and lead their own lives can be most difficult to have recognized. Communication, especially, is the foundation of much of our lives and so needs recognition as a fundamental human right.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

Alain Aspect, Institut d'Optique

From Einstein to Wheeler: wave particle duality for a photon

Join us for the next Quantum Frontiers Distinguished Lecture Series when Dr. Alain Aspect will talk about the weirdness of wave particle duality.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering Seminar - “Discrete and Continuous Optimization Models for the Design and Operation of Sustainable and Robust Process Systems” by Ignacio E. Grossmann, Center for Advanced Process Decision-Making, Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your 
personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. 
In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type 
Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge 
of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. 
Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how 
to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Stay in the loop. This workshop will help you improve your literature searching and researcher monitoring abilities using Google Scholar, Web of Science, Scopus and other sources.

This hands-on session explores the functionality in various databases that allow you to:

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Get some simple and practical tips that you can implement to begin 
preparing for your academic or non-academic career.
 
Please register on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Got coordinates? Or maybe an aerial photo with no spatial reference? Come learn the basics of editing with Esri’s ArcGIS software. This workshop builds on “Getting Started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience) and introduces users to simple methods for creating new data and editing existing data.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Join us for an evening of informal discussion with old and new friends while enjoying dessert and beverages. All are welcome.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - SCI faculty, ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty, ALL - ENV faculty, ALL - ARTS faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been used in our food since early 1990s (tomato, corn, soya, papaya etc.). Since then heated debates around GMOs have continued to create controversies.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and 
résumé/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch for 
professional/grad programs. Strategies will be provided on how 
to best present yourself.
 
Please register on the event web page, if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career opportunities. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The online assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 12:30 PM EDT

This concert features accomplished local performers Natasha Campbell (soprano), Heidi Wall (piano), and Miriam Stewart-Kroeker (cello).  

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014Oct

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