As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Media 101 - Tips for Engaging with the Media” with Pamela Smyth, media relations manager for the University.
We are please to announce that our Noon Hour Concert series will continue this Fall. Starting September 22, 2021 and continuing through to November 10, recitals and interviews with professional musicians filmed specifically for our Noon Hour Concert series will premiere on the Grebel Youtube Channel at 12:30PM most Wednesdays.
Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People has become an annual installation since 2016 for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence at the University of Waterloo.
Everyone is welcome to participate in the Bridge installation Opening Ceremony and Fire on Wednesday, November 3 at 1:00 pm at the bridge between Environment 3 and St. Paul's University College. The closing ceremony will be held on Friday, November 19 at 1:00 pm.
Join Chris Wilson, faculty member at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled “Quantum Simulation of the Bosonic Creutz Ladder with a Parametric Cavity” was published in Physical Review Letters on September 2, 2021. His team has developed a new quantum simulator that uses microwave photons in a superconducting cavity to simulate particles on a lattice similar to those found in superconductors or atomic nuclei.
Silicon Valley companies have brought digital technology into every sphere of modern life. But while Big Tech garners unprecedented power and profits, everyday existence becomes ever more deeply enmeshed in the circuits of capital. To what end? What are the limits of the digital frontier?
Speaker Nicole Aschoff is an editor, writer and public sociologist focused on technology, labour, politics, feminism, the economy, and the environment. Her recent book is The Smartphone Society: Technology, Power, and Resistance in the New Gilded Age.