Events - 2019

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.

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).

Thursday, November 7, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This workshop offers graduate students an introduction to the world of academic publishing. You will learn about the steps in the publication process, including revising course work before submitting it to journals, communicating effectively with journal editors, and handling comments from reviewers.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work. Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship.  Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Don’t wait until you’re in the workplace. Work at being professional now! Being professional is often overlooked or forgotten while in school. Discover how to project the right professional image through knowing which mode of address and tone to use.  Get heard and taken seriously now. 

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work. Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Vaccines – what’s all the fuss about anyway? With access to vast amounts of information at our finger tips and the ability to rapidly reach millions of people in just few key strokes, misinformation about vaccines has led to some confusion.
 
In this one-hour panel discussion, we hope to address:

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography and how it can be used as part of the writing process for a literature review or thesis. Strategies for using RefWorks to assist in its creation will also be discussed. A RefWorks account and basic knowledge of/experience with RefWorks is expected. This workshop is targeted at upper-year undergraduate students and graduate students.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (all day) to Saturday, November 2, 2019 (all day)
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The University of Waterloo School of Architecture will mark the fortieth anniversary of its Rome Programme with a four-day celebration that will allow alumni to recall their time in the eternal city and experience some of the many changes that have taken place recently. The events take place in Rome starting with a reception at the Waterloo Studio on Wednesday October 30, finishing with a gala dinner on evening of Saturday November 2.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Your slide design has significant impact on how your audience responds to your presentation. Come learn the principles of good slide design and then practice making various types of slides. Bring a laptop or tablet.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Literature reviews are a keystone of academic writing. This workshop explores using the Matrix Method to manage your literature review.  Bring a laptop or mobile device so that you can begin applying this method to your own work. 

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Have you made a New Year’s resolution to finish your thesis, dissertation, or other writing project? In this workshop, you’ll learn what writing experts have discovered about how to set up a writing schedule, avoid procrastination, and set goals in order to make consistent, sustainable progress. This workshop is only for grad students. Remember to bring a laptop, your agenda or schedule, and a writing project you are currently working on to this interactive workshop.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT
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Get the information you need to start program research or support your application for further study. Talk to representatives from teaching, law, MBA, engineering, health, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary medicine, social work, college post-degree/certificate programs in Canada and abroad. Check out the full institution list online the week before the event.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The best scientific writing is clear, concise and easily comprehended by its intended audience. Learn skills for writing in the sciences, including identifying and correcting common errors to write with precision and fluidity. We will work through several examples to apply the skills you learn in the workshop.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Friday, October 11, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Effectively communicating your research findings is an important skill that crosses disciplines. Learn the basic structure and organization of a lab report and how these create the building blocks for writing a successful research-based thesis. In this workshop we will review how to write: clear research objectives and methodologies, descriptive results, and effective discussions. This workshop is for students who have no prior experience with writing lab-reports, and students who want to refine their writing skills in order to prepare for a research-based thesis.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
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Discover the value of engineering graduate studies
If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools!

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Preparing and delivering dynamic presentations takes practice. Explore how to organize your information in an engaging way so you can connect with your audience. Join us for practice and fun to help take the fear out of presenting.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT

All across Canada on October 9th, there will be non-partisan all-candidate debates on the environment in the lead up to the next federal election. The aim is to create a Canada-wide conversation between candidates and constituents about the environment.

The event for Waterloo electoral district is being held at the University of Waterloo. This is a free event and everyone is welcome.

Monday, October 7, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship.  Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 — 8:00 AM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT
Lock

Blockchain technologies will greatly impact all aspects of business, government, and society. Before blockchains can be widely adopted and accepted however, academia and industry need to consider and address the security challenges associated with blockchain technologies. 

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Learn how to spot your own mistakes. Make your writing flow.

This four-part summer series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work. Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

Register for the workshop through GoSignMeUp.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (all day)
Digitized lock

There is a growing need for cybersecurity and privacy solutions as the digital economy grows. To create world-leading cryptography and privacy technologies, academia, industry, and government are drawing on transformational research and collaborative energy.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (all day)
Cybercity Conference

For current practitioners and anyone looking to learn more about the fast-growing industry, CyberCity is an all-day conference that brings together businesses, employees, and job-seekers that share a common passion.

Attendees will have an opportunity to:

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