Events - 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout September, October, November, and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

These sessions are for faculty and students and will take place in the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning September 11 and ending December 18, 2019.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
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Thursday, December 12, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Thursday, December 12, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business would like to invite all UW advisors to an information session to learn how you can guide students to pursue their entrepreneurial goals with our undergraduate academic offerings.

Hear from Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs, Marc Hurwitz to get insight on the Minor in Entrepreneurship (non-engineering undergraduates) or Entrepreneurship Option (engineering undergraduates) curriculum requirements, new BET courses, milestones, and student experiences.

Refreshments will be available.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright, and the implications it has in your teaching. By the end of this session you will be better prepared to:

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout September, October, November, and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

These sessions are for faculty and students and will take place in the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning September 11 and ending December 18, 2019.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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Make-A-Difference Market is a Conrad Grebel Student Council Peace Society Christmas shopping fundraiser with fair trade and local vendors, a food and bake sale, a silent auction, and live music. Profits earned by Peace Society will be donated to SheCycle; a student initiative developing reusable menstrual, antimicrobial pads for women in developing countries.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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Friday, December 6, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

This special event marks the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal tragedy honouring the women who lost their lives and commemorates the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Friday, December 6, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

This special event marks the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal tragedy honouring the women who lost their lives and commemorates the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Friday, December 6, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST
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Alongside the recently published University of Waterloo Strategic Plan 2020-2025, the Office of Research is developing an institutional Research Strategic Plan. 

Postdoctoral Fellows are invited to a consultation session to provide input and help shape the University of Waterloo’s Research Strategic Plan. The consultation session will seek student input on key research themes and goals for research at Waterloo.

Thursday, December 5, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
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Join us and celebrate the recipients of the Social Impact Fund. Come hear their stories!

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout September, October, November, and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

These sessions are for faculty and students and will take place in the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning September 11 and ending December 18, 2019.

Monday, December 2, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Join us at the Conrad School for engaging and informative roundtable discussions with founders from the University of Waterloo startup community.
Moving from table-to-table in three 20-minute sessions, attendees of this event will have the opportunity to hear from local entrepreneurs on topics that will help you build your startup:

Building your brand - with Cassie Myers, Founder of Lunaria
Finding your co-founder - with Folake Owodunni, Co-Founder of Emergency Response Africa
Avoiding burnout - with Cole Powers, Co-Founder of IntelliCulture

Monday, December 2, 2019 — 5:30 PM EST
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The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies program will be hosting an information session on Tuesday, January 15th at 5:30PM.
Come learn about about admission requirements, course options, internships, scholarships, and more from faculty, staff, and current students! And don't worry about missing dinner; food will be provided!

Please register your attendance.

Sunday, December 1, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
ICE trio

DUE TO WEATHER, THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED.

Four groups of talented student chamber musicians will play a wide selection of classical music. Free admission, reception after the concert.  

Sunday, December 1, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST
Jazz Ensemble

DUE TO WEATHER, THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED.

This concert will feature the music of the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band.  The 17 member band includes students from 5 different faculties, and is directed by Michael Wood - a well known local timpanist and jazz adjudicator. 
Tickets are available at the door.  Reception to follow in the downstairs atrium.

Saturday, November 30, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan ensemble consists of 20 students who have learned to play the gamelan without prior experience and without notation.  Learning to strike with one hand and dampen with the other is difficult, but you will be impressed by how well the Gamelan Ensemble plays.  Directed by Dewa Made Suparta, this concert will transport you

Saturday, November 30, 2019 — 9:30 AM to Monday, December 2, 2019 — 3:00 PM EST
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Join us for three days at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) for Schrödinger's Class November 30 – Decemeber 2, 2018. You will have the opportunity to attend lectures and engage in hands-on activities focused on the integration of quantum technology into the current teaching curriculum. We will discuss quantum information science and technology to give you a deeper understanding of quantum mechanics.

The deadline to apply is Monday, October 22, 2018.

Friday, November 29, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM EST

Would you like to know more about Indigenization and reconciliation in the university context? Join us in the FAUW Indigenization Reading Circle. All are welcome and no experience or prior knowledge is necessary. Selected readings and discussions cycle through recurring themes to effect a spiral of learning where novices can hop in at any time—you won't get lost if you can't attend every meeting.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

SOSCIP is a collaborative R&D consortium that connects Ontario’s research-intensive post-secondary institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the province. Our mission is to bring together industrial partners and academic researchers and provide them with sophisticated advanced computing technologies and expertise to solve social, technical and business challenges across sectors and drive economic growth.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

With our increasingly plugged-in lives, it's important to establish expectations and set boundaries around email and work time for weekends, evenings, and vacations. Come out and learn how others successfully disconnect and unplug without making things worse. 

Who is this for? Faculty members who suffer from overwork, struggle to set boundaries between work and home life, want to spend less time staring at a screen, and/or feel guilty when they actually take time off.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Please join Awards Officer Thomas Barber and 2019 Trudeau Fellow Aimée Morrison, as they take you through the Myths and Realities of applying for Academic Awards and Prizes. Aimée will share the myths she battled in the process of applying for the revamped Trudeau Foundation Fellowship and Tom will take you behind the green curtain to expose the great and powerful A.H.D. (awards, honours, and distinctions).

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 — 11:30 AM EST

Student Level: Masters, Bachelor
Student Type: Graduating

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout September, October, November, and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

These sessions are for faculty and students and will take place in the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning September 11 and ending December 18, 2019.

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