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Monday, September 9, 2019 — 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 — 11:55 PM EDT to Sun, 10/06/2019 - 23:55
Event Poster

Co-operative Education and The Problem Lab are pleased to offer students on their work term the opportunity to win a First Prize Tuition Scholarship of
$1,500 or Second Prize Tuition Scholarship of $750, applicable to your next academic term.
The Co-op Problem Lab Award is earned by providing the best analysis of an important problem relevant to a co-op employer or the employer’s industry.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Theme - Insurance and Risk Management Finance and Investment Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Milliman Actuarial Information Session and Networking Event

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems

Hack the Interview - How to Crack the Technical Coding Challenge

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

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

Theme - Architecture and Design Theme - Agricultural Science and Food Processing Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Marketing and Communication Human Resources Business Administration Accounting and Financial Auditing

Hey Students! Do you want to be a master at networking? Have you thought about interview prep?

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems

Splunk Tech Talk

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.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Human hands typing on a computer

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 2, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

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

Computing: Software

Distributed SQL with Cockroach Labs

Databases are the beating heart of every business in the world.

Cockroach Labs is the team behind CockroachDB, an open source, distributed SQL database. We aim to build infrastructure that keeps pace with the world, so developers can focus on what matters most: building the best products.

Join our mission to make data easy.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Borys Medicky

Playing on period instruments, violinist Joseph Lanza and harpsichordist Borys Medicky will play a selection of classical music from Europe.  Lanza is a professor at Western University, and the concertmaster of the London Symphonium.  Medicky is an internationally known harpsichordist, who also does repairs and builds instruments as a side line.  

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Finance and Investment Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development Business Administration Accounting and Financial Auditing Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Bachelor
Student Type: Graduating

Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 5:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating

Accounting and Financial Auditing

PwC Bermuda is a CPA Training Office

SAF MAcc graduates can work at the firm's Hamilton, Bermuda practice and earn the required practical experience needed for the Canadian CPA designation. Nearly 100 SAF grads have joined the PwC Bermuda team over the past 10 years.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 5:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating

Accounting and Financial Auditing

PwC Bermuda is a CPA Training Office

SAF MAcc graduates can work at the firm's Hamilton, Bermuda practice and earn the required practical experience needed for the Canadian CPA designation. Nearly 100 SAF grads have joined the PwC Bermuda team over the past 10 years.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
Concept & UWaterloo logos

You should have no problem coming to learn from Larry! 

Come out and answer the age-old question, What’s Your Problem? Hosted by the legendary Larry Smith, an economics professor at UWaterloo, you will get his insightful take on how to find and solve “killer” problems. Trust us, this is a workshop you do NOT want to miss!

We can’t wait to see you there!

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 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.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

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

Theme - Computing: Hardware Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software
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 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Theme - Manufacturing and Process Engineering

Engineering internships to kick-start your career

Get both with an internship at BRP and follow in the footsteps of many trailblazers before you.

BRP will be at the University of Waterloo, sharing the latest internship opportunities for engineering students at one of Canada's largest design centres.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

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

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Detailed poster for book launch

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Detailed poster for book launch

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Detailed poster for book launch

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Detailed poster for book launch

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 10:30 to 11:45 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.

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

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

 

Theme - Quality Assurance and Control Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Electronic Arts Info Session

Come and join the EA Campus Recruiters and Software Developer to learn about all of the exciting projects happening at EA, how to get hired and everything else going on in our world!

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior
Student Type: Co-op

Saturday, October 5, 2019 — 8:00 AM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Sun, 10/06/2019 - 17:00
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. 

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.

Monday, October 7, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Bill Sutherland

Bring your lunch and your thoughts, and join our complexity discussion!

Through models of mentorship and faciliation we are looking to continue our emergent conversation(s) utilizing the framework of systems and complexity thinking, as we work to create a commond language and shared experience of community - the purpose of which is the very process itself.

Every other Monday in DC 1302 from 12-1:30 p.m.

Monday, October 7, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Software Information Science and Data Management Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Smile.io Info Session

Make your customers smile! A simple but powerful way of thinking about any business. This is the driving force behind the reward programs we create for the world's biggest brands!

Monday, October 7, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

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

Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management

Nextdoor's Networking Night & Meet Co-Founder & Chief Architect, Prakash Janakiraman

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Bachelor
Student Type: Graduating

Finance and Investment Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems Information Science and Data Management Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Invictus RG Pte Ltd

Invictus RG Pte. Ltd. is a reputed investment firm with an established long-term track record pursuing global macro and quantitative strategies in a broad range of assets.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Finance and Investment Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Quality Assurance Computing: Information Systems Marketing and Communication Human Resources Business Administration

#WaterlooTweetUp

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Connect with other faculty across campus to talk about your research! Whether you are actively searching for potential collaborators or if you just want to bounce around some ideas in an informal setting, this meetup will facilitate those conversations. 

You bring the ideas; we'll bring the coffee and snacks.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
David O'Toole.

David O’Toole, President and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), will be speaking about transforming health data into strong health policy, with a specific focus on the emerging role of artificial intelligence.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hydrology-of-the-2014-sao-paulo-brazil-water-crisis-tickets-74484417899

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Professor Edson Wendland, will present “Hydrology of the 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Water Crisis”.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT
Shelf stacked with textbooks

WCGS welcomes Dr. Silke Reineke of the Leibniz Institute for the German Language (IDS) on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Event Poster

GreenHouse will be hosting a Health Discovery Lab that will focus on improving the quality of lives of the aging population with health challenges. GreenHouse is a community for innovators who want to create social or environmental change.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems

Cisco - Skip the Line Networking Night

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Human hands typing on a computer

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 9, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

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

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EDT
Event image

Join WICI on Wednesday, October 9th in QNC 1501 for our next Speaker Series with Michael Barnum.

Reception will be from 12-12:30 and the talk will be from 12:30 - 2 p.m.

Refreshments will be provided - please RSVP on Eventbrite.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Christopher Bagan

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Software

Snowflake Computing

Come learn about opportunities at Snowflake Computing.

We're hiring talented Software Engineers to join us! Software engineers at Snowflake are passionate about building technologies for databases/data warehouse in the cloud.

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

All across Canada in early October, there will be over 100 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.

Please register on Eventbrite.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems

Stripe Info Session

Stripe is the best software platform for running an internet business. We handle billions of dollars every year for forward-thinking businesses around the world.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 10:00 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Event Poster

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

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

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

Geotab

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.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Velocity Launches Concept event graphic and info

Velocity has been around for over 10 years, but Concept is the new kid on the block. Launching this Fall, Concept is the pre-incubator and early stage program for entrepreneurially curious UWaterloo students. Not quite sure what that means, what we offer, or how we are different from Velocity? Come out to the SLC and see for yourself!

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems

Redfin Info Session

Come learn more about Co-op Software Engineering Opportunities at Redfin!

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT
group of people in an Engineering building

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 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Event Poster

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

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

Computing: Software

Moveworks - AI for Enterprise IT

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

The 2019 Benjamin Eby Lecture will be presented by Mark Vuorinen.

Witnessing Passion: Musical depiction of minor characters in Passion music by Bach, Ešenvalds, MacMillan and Pärt

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.

Friday, October 11, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Mountains, sea, beach and clouds scenic image

Please come by to hear a brief overview of this incredible funding opportunity which is available for senior undergraduate and graduate students. If your research takes you to the North, you should definitely come to this session! Information on reporting current projects will also be discussed.

Friday, October 11, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

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

Theme - Computing: Hardware Finance and Investment Computing: Software Computing: Information Systems

Hudson River Trading - Information Session

Sunday, October 13, 2019 — 12:00 PM to Wednesday, October 16, 2019 — 9:00 PM EDT to Wed, 10/16/2019 - 21:00
Event Poster

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 — 6:00 PM to Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 5:30 PM EDT to Thu, 10/17/2019 - 17:30
Detailed flyer about the Maple Conference

This conference is dedicated to exploring different aspects of the math software Maple, including Maple’s impact on education, new symbolic computation algorithms and techniques, and the wide range of Maple applications. Learn about the latest research, share experiences, and interact with Maple developers.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 — 6:00 PM to Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 5:30 PM EDT to Thu, 10/17/2019 - 17:30
Detailed flyer about the Maple Conference

This conference is dedicated to exploring different aspects of the math software Maple, including Maple’s impact on education, new symbolic computation algorithms and techniques, and the wide range of Maple applications. Learn about the latest research, share experiences, and interact with Maple developers.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Event Poster

The daylong event will include two keynote speakers in the morning and an afternoon of workshops, activities, and wellness booths to provide information and support.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Human hands typing on a computer

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.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Are you a new faculty member who's just moved to Waterloo Region? Or perhaps you have heard a territorial acknowledgement on campus and are unsure what it means. All faculty members are invited to an orientation to the University of Waterloo's location on Haudenosaunee, Anishnabeg and Attawandaron (Neutral) territory, what Indigenization is all about, and a discussion on the collective responsibilities of faculty members towards reconciliation.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 11:45 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Research Talks logo

A panel presentation and discussion for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students examining the barriers and strategies associated with vaccination programs:

Heather MacDougall (Arts): Exploring the historical, social, and cultural forces behind vaccine hesitancy

Friday, October 18, 2019 — 9:15 AM to Saturday, October 19, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT to Sat, 10/19/2019 - 12:30
Workshop event poster

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Bill Sutherland

Bring your lunch and your thoughts, and join our complexity discussion!

Through models of mentorship and faciliation we are looking to continue our emergent conversation(s) utilizing the framework of systems and complexity thinking, as we work to create a commond language and shared experience of community - the purpose of which is the very process itself.

Every other Monday in DC 1302 from 12-1:30 p.m.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Faculty of Engineering are pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Wallace Leung, Chair Professor of Innovative Products and Technologies and a distinguished professor of mechanical engineering at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Peter Johnson.

Peter Johnson of University of Washington examines how adverse health and safety outcomes can result from occupational exposure to whole body vibration and how methods to reduce exposures can positively impact vehicle operator health and safety, and benefit profitability.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT
Event Poster

Mike Molloy is co-author of Running on Empty: Canada and the Indochinese Refugee Movement 1975-80, and has 40 years’ experience in international and refugee affairs. In 1979 and 1980 he coordinated the Indochinese refugee program that brought 60,000 refugees to Canada. Molloy is Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, and is president of the Canadian Immigration Historical Society.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
TYRIS event graphic & details

At this panel discussion with local founders and University of Waterloo professors, learn how the skills and research gained through your graduate studies can enable you to be a great entrepreneur. Meet other graduate students and build your network with other aspiring entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM EDT
Artificial intelligence robot

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to play an active role in shaping the direction of research, education, and policy at the University of Waterloo by attending the Summit for Responsible Innovation and Technology. This is an opportunity to provide valuable input and define Waterloo's culture of responsible innovation and technology. 

Register to attend this exciting event featuring:

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.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Human hands typing on a computer

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 23, 2019 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT
event poster

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 — 12:00 to 13:00 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? 

Who is this for?

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Elizabeth Lepock, soprano

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Concept by Velocity brand shapes

This week is all about making your Pitch Perfect!

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 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.

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 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Event Poster

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 10:30 to 11:45 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.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT
Event Poster

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.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Event Poster

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.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (all day) to Saturday, November 2, 2019 (all day) to Sat, 11/02/2019 (All day)
Roma XL logo

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.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 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 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Human hands typing on a computer

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 — 12:00 to 13:00 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 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Daniel Cabena

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Concept by Velocity brand shapes

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!

Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 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.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 10:30 to 11:30 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 — 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.

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