Events - April 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
UWaterloo Intellectual Property Workshop Series

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health concerns on campus.

 

Registration is on LEADS.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

  • Develop healthier self-care habits
  • Shift unhelpful mindsets
  • Deal with disappointment
  • Motivate yourself after failure
  • Relax using breathing techniques
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
2019 Single and Sexy Cast Photo

Single and Sexy, a play written and performed by University of Waterloo students, is known as the highlight of Orientation and addresses many situations that first-year students face when they live on their own for the first time.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM EDT

Are you a masters, PhD, or postdoc looking to pursue a career in government? Attend this online question-and-answer session with Colin Code (Policy Manager), Madan Ghosh (Senior Advisor) and Philippe Descheneau (Economist) from Economic Analysis Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Faculty Research Networking Event

What are the clinical applications of your medical imaging technologies (AI, diagnostics, treatments, analysis, etc.)?

Events are open to all faculty and post docs - please register to attend to ensure there is enough pizza for everyone!

The goals of the events are to: 

  1. support faculty research networking
  2. provide an opportunity to create teams to apply for major grants under a given theme

Format:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

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:

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Learn how to navigate the broad research landscape, and develop a dynamic research strategy by attending this workshop geared to early-career researchers (in the first three years of a tenure-track appointment). A variety of topics will be covered such as: grant writing, research ethics, funding strategies, and intellectual property.  Please register to reserve your spot. 

Monday, April 8, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Thriving With Emotions

Monday, April 8, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Monday, April 8, 2019 — 9:30 AM EDT
row of beakers containing plant experiments

Mary Shelley’s famous invocation of human experimentation gone wrong is more than 200 years old, but remains as vibrant an analysis of the human implication of scientific insight as it did when it was first published; perhaps more so in an age on the verge of breakthroughs in both AI and bioengineering.  This conference will approach the intersections of intelligence, life,

Monday, April 8, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Friday, April 5, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

KI senior research projects: an exciting synthesis of the diverse disciplines the students have explored in this interdisciplinary program.

Friday, April 5, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Learn about what successful applicants look like, find out how individuals with advanced degrees can persuasively frame their academic experiences, and ask whatever burning questions you might have about securing government employment

Friday, April 5, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

Thursday, April 4, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
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Repertoire includes the Brahms Piano Concerto #2 in Bb major, with Soloist Eric Liang (winner of the 2018 UW Concerto Competition) and Von Suppé ‘s Poet and Peasant Overture plus Bruckner’s  Overture in G minor.

Thursday, April 4, 2019 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, April 27, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
Balinese Gamelan Ensemble

Directed by Dr. Maisie Sum and featuring Grebel Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta, the UW Balinese Gamelan and the Grebel Community Gamelan will perform a mix of contemporary pieces and traditional classics.  There will be a chance to try out the instrument for yourself after the concert.  Suitable for all ages.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 6:30 PM to Thursday, April 4, 2019 — 9:30 PM EDT
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Students working on computers

The Centre for Career Action is asking first-year undergraduate co-op students to provide feedback on a new online tool called Ready for Co-op?. They want to learn about your user experience and if you find the tool effective.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright concepts as they apply to the writing and publication of their thesis on UWSpace. This session will cover:

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
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Discover accessibility rights and resources for UW students and employees with a disability, medical condition or mental illness. Everyone welcome!

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