Events - July 2020

Monday, July 27, 2020 — 1:30 PM to Thursday, August 27, 2020 — 3:00 PM EDT
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Developing new functional materials is the foundation of nanotechnology. You can learn about the whole spectrum of new amazing nanomaterials in the research publications, but you can only find a few of them to be commercially available. Ever wondered why? Join us and learn what one needs to consider when spinning a novel nanomaterial into a business opportunity.

Monday, July 27, 2020 — 1:30 PM EDT
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Developing new functional materials is the foundation of nanotechnology. You can learn about the whole spectrum of new amazing nanomaterials in the research publications, but you can only find a few of them to be commercially available. Ever wondered why? Join us and learn what one needs to consider when spinning a novel nanomaterial into a business opportunity.

Saturday, July 25, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Join us on Saturday, July 25 for our annual Alumni Family Day. Together with the Toronto and Waterloo Region Alumni Chapters, we have planned a day for you to connect with fellow alumni virtually for family-friendly events.

Friday, July 24, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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This workshop equips Master’s and PhD students with the skills needed to revise a thesis or dissertation and prepare to submit and defend it.

Self-register through the Rock Your Thesis page on LEARN.

Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 9:00 AM EDT
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Live Q&A session with Say it in your own words: Paraphrase & summary for graduate students facilitator, Katelyn Cousteils.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
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Panel Discussion

Speakers: Eric Luvisotto and a panel of Watco clients

Monday, July 20, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
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Live Q&A session with the facilitator of the Clarity in Scientific Writing workshop, Dr. Nicole Westlund-Stewart. Workshop available on LEARN.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

Monday, July 20, 2020 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, July 28, 2020 — 5:00 PM EDT
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This workshop helps doctoral students develop their professional scholarly voices and give effective academic presentations with confidence.

Registration closed. Contact Elise Vist at mevist@uwaterloo.ca for details.

Thursday, July 16, 2020 — 2:00 PM EDT
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Live Q&A with the facilitator of the Grammar Studio workshop series, Dr. Marian Toledo Candelaria.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

Thursday, July 16, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in learning more about Indigenization but not sure where to start? Do you have ideas to share and are looking for a like-minded community to share them with? Faculty members who work or teach in STEM are invited to the first event of the newly formed Indigenization in STEM Community of Practice. Folks of all backgrounds and levels of familiarity with the topic are welcome.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Beyond the headlines


Part of our Beyond The Headlines Online  series

Join the University of Waterloo in partnership with CBC Kitchener-Waterloo as we go Beyond The Headlines to discuss the realities unfolding in our post-COVID world. 

Monday, July 13, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT
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Learn the principles of good slide design and then practice making various types of slides. Live webinar with facilitator, Elise Vist.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

Monday, July 13, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT
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Live Q&A session with the facilitator of Graduate Literature Reviews B: Writing It, Dr. Nicole Westlund Stewart.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 7:00 PM to Thursday, August 6, 2020 — 9:00 PM EDT
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Join our peer tutor, Chris, as they stream a live version of our popular writing cafés on YouTube!

Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 2:00 PM EDT
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Live Q&A with the facilitator of the Grammar Studio workshop series, Dr. Marian Toledo Candelaria.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
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Did you know that the top five most valuable brands in the world in 2018 are all technology companies?

According to Forbes the most valuable brand in the world in 2018 was Apple (#1) with an estimated value of nearly $183 Billion dollars. By comparison, Coca-Cola's (#6) brand value in 2018 was over $57 Billion.

Come to the Trademark presentation and learn how to use this form of Intellectual Property (IP) protection to build the brand value of your technology or Start-Up.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
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Presented by the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion Unit (HREI), this free virtual event is an opportunity to explore issues of diversity in the academy, challenges and opportunities, and hear experiences from women-identified senior administrators on their search process and from the recruiters who play an integral role in the leadership path.

Monday, July 6, 2020 — 10:00 AM EDT
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Live Q&A session with the facilitator of Design and Deliver I: Structure and delivery, Elise Vist. Workshop available on LEARN.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

Monday, July 6, 2020 — 8:00 AM to Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 4:00 PM EDT
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DBC combines workshops with writing time and consultations to help thesis and dissertation writers set goals and make progress in their work.

Applications closed. Contact Dr. Nadine Fladd at nfladd@uwaterloo.ca for more information.

Thursday, July 2, 2020 — 2:00 PM EDT
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Live Q&A with the facilitator of the Grammar Studio workshop series, Dr. Marian Toledo Candelaria.

Self-register through the WCC Workshops page on LEARN.

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