Events - October 2019

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.

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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. 

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Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology is pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Federico Rosei, Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Materials and a distinguished professor at Institut national de la recherche scientifique.

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.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Join a panel of guest speakers for a discussion and Q&A session as they share their experiences in the startup world. Get the inside scoop from experienced entrepreneurs about the ups and downs of their startup journey so that you can get inspired by their successes and avoid their mistakes!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Daniel Cabena
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.
 

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.

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

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
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We invite you to join us at our graduate program open house to learn more about research opportunities offered in the Faculty of Environment -- the largest faculty of its kind in Canada.

Enjoy refreshments while talking with faculty, staff and current students who can answer any questions you may have.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT

Featuring musicians from the Becket School of Music:
>Danielle Beck - saxophone
>Dan Beacock - guitar
>Dave O'Neill - percussion
>Pianists: Marnie Van Weelden, Rebekah Jordan Miller, Peter de Sousa & Nichole Robertson

Fundraising concert supports the Share the Gift of Sight, a program which offsets the cost of comprehensive vision care by providing financial assistance to people with financial need seeking treatment and vision assistive devices through the School of Optometry and Vision Science Clinic.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Join Jon Beale, Manager of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) of Canads, as he discusses how the SDGs provide a framework to unite Canadian voices and ensure that transitions are just and that the most vulnerable are not left behind.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT
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Friday, October 25, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM EDT

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, October 24, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Intermediate, Masters
Student Type: Co-op

  • Theme - Computing: Hardware
  • Theme - Quality Assurance and Control
  • Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography
  • Theme - Architecture and Design
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization
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.

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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. 

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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 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Intermediate, Junior, Masters, PhD, Senior
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating

  • Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography
  • Computing: Software
  • Accounting and Financial Auditing
  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Elizabeth Lepock, soprano
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Learn about the various leaves available to faculty at Waterloo. We'll cover the length, eligibility, and procedure for a range of leaves (pregnancy and parental leaves, compassionate leave, sick leave, and more). We'll also discuss the repercussions or challenges associated with taking leaves as a faculty member. During your leave, what happens to your teaching load and/or courses? research projects? lab? grad-students? post-docs? 

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